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  • Power budget and performance assessment for the RSLAB multispectral elastic/raman lidar system 

    Kumar, Dhiraj; Lange, Diego; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Tomas, Sergio; Sicard, Michaël; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    The need of a multi-spectral lidar has widely been experienced in last few years with a view to invert the optical and microphysical properties of aerosols and their impact on the climate change. As a part of the EARLINET-GALION ...
  • Atmospheric compensation experiments on advanced free-space optical coherent communication systems 

    Anzuola Valencia, Esdras; Belmonte Molina, Aniceto (Edicions UPC, 2012)
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  • Underlying topography estimation and separation of scattering contributions over forests based on polInSAR data 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Alonso González, Alberto; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Papathanassiou, Kostantinos (2011)
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    The work detailed in this paper analyzes the topographic phase retrieval process on forested areas by means of Polarimetric Interferometric SAR data. On the basis of the Random Volume over Ground scattering model, an ...
  • MIR: the microwave interferometric reflectometer, a new airborne sensor for GNSS-R advanced research 

    Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    The use of Global Navigation Satellite Signals (GNSS) in reflectometric applications (GNSS-R) is highly extended in remote sensing applications, such as sensing sea state, soil moisture or ice layer characterization. There ...
  • On the synergy of SMOS and Terra/Aqua MODIS: high resolution soil moisture maps in near real-time 

    Piles Guillem, Maria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Sanchez, Nilda; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Martinez, Justino; Gonzalez Gambau, Verónica; Riera, R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    An innovative downscaling approach to obtain fine-scale soil moisture estimates from 40 km SMOS observations has been developed. It optimally blends SMOS multi-angular and full-polarimetric information with MODIS visible/data ...
  • Comparison of GNSS-R processing techniques for spaceborne ocean altimetry 

    Martín Alemany, Francisco; d'Addio, Salvatore; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martín Neira, Manuel; Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Earth-reflected Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) have become an attractive tool to be employed in low-Earth-orbit spaceborne missions, for applications such as ocean mesoscale altimetry and scatterometry. For such ...
  • Improvement of the PAU/PARIS End-to-end Performance Simulator (P^2 EPS) in preparation for upcoming GNSS-R missions 

    Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Martín Alemany, Francisco; Carreño Luengo, Hugo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    PAU/PARIS End-to-end Performance Simulator (P2EPS) has been developed for studying and design tools for GNSS-R space mission. For the purpose of accuracy and various scenario, P2EPS has recently improved in many features. ...
  • Wind speed and turbulence estimation with a backscatter lidar at a single line of sight 

    Tomás, Sergio; Sicard, Michaël; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2009)
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    The bidimensional auto-correlation for the lidar signal measured along a single line of sight (LOS) is spectrally analyzed to estimate the wind turbulence variance, while a correlation contour analysis retrieves the mean ...
  • Comparison between the Kalman and the non-linear least-squares estimators in low signal-to-noise ratio lidar inversion 

    Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Md. Reba, Mohd Nadzri (2008)
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    This works departs from previously published results of the authors and focus on joint estimation and time evolution of the atmospheric backscatter profile and a range-independent lidar ratio by means of 1) adaptive extended ...
  • Planetary boundary layer height and wind field characterization by means of a lidar at the Teide Observatory in the Canary Islands 

    Sicard, Michaël; Tomás Martínez, Sergio; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Batet Torrell, Óscar (2008)
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    A lidar field campaign was performed between 30th June and 4th July 2007 in the Teide Observatory in the Canarian island of Tenerife to characterize the atmosphere of this astrophysical observation site in terms of nocturnal ...

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