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    • A general analysis of the impact of digitization in microwave correlation radiometers 

      Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park (2011-06)
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      This study provides a general framework to analyze the effects on correlation radiometers of a generic quantization scheme and sampling process. It reviews, unifies and expands several previous works that focused on these ...
    • Advanced architectures for real-time delay-doppler map GNSS-reflectometers: the GPS reflectometer instrument for PAU (griPAU) 

      Valencia Domènech, Enric; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Marchán Hernández, Juan Fernando; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Ramos Pérez, Isaac (2010-07-15)
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      In recent years Global Navigation Satellite System’s signals Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has stood as a potential powerful remote sensing technique to derive scientifically relevant geophysical parameters such as ocean altimetry, ...
    • Altimetry study performed using an airborne GNSS-reflectometer 

      Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Acevo Herrera, René; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Ramos Pérez, Isaac (2010)
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      The Global Navigation Satellite Signals Reflections (GNSSR)techniques have been widely used for remote sensing purposes retrieving geophysical parameters over different types of surfaces. Over the ocean, altimetry or sea ...
    • Altimetry with GNSS-R interferometry: first proof of concept experiment 

      Martín Neira, Manuel; Altena, B.; van Bree, R.; Van Der Marel, H.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rius, Antonio; Nogués Correig, O.; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Cardellach, Estel; Oliveras, S.; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park; Tarongí Bauzá, José Miguel (2012-04)
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      The Global Navigation Satellite System Reflectometry (GNSS-R) concept was conceived as a means to densify radar altimeter measurements of the sea surface. Until now, the GNSS-R concept relied on open access to GNSS ...
    • Analysis of GNSS-R delay and doppler tracking errors 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Carreño Luengo, Hugo; Martín Alemany, Francisco; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (2012)
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      The compensation of the delay and Doppler errors using tracking is important to accurately estimate the sea height in spaceborne GNSS-R. This work presents the impacts of the tracking residual errors on the GNSS-R observables, ...
    • Calibration, performance, and imaging tests of a fully digital synthetic aperture interferometer radiometer 

      Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Hyuk, Park; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2012-06-28)
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      This work presents the calibration, characterization, and imaging tests of the Passive Advanced Unit-Synthetic Aperture instrument (PAU-SA). PAU-SA is a fully digital -shaped two-dimensional synthetic aperture interferometric ...
    • Common mathematical framework for real and synthetic aperture by interferometry radiometers 

      Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-01)
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      This work focuses on the relationship between real and synthetic aperture radiometers giving a general and common mathematical framework for both of them. It will be demonstrated that a real aperture radiometer array ...
    • From field experiments to salinity products: a tribute to the contributions of Jordi Font to the SMOS mission 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Portabella, Marcos; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; González Gambau, V.; Martinez, Justino; Villarino Villarino, Ramón; Monerris Belda, Sandra; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Sabia, Roberto; Talone, Marco; Piles Guillem, Maria; Pablos Hernánez, Miriam; Valencia Domènech, Enric (2016-09-01)
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      This article summarizes some of the activities in which Jordi Font, research professor and head of the Department of Physical and Technological Oceanography, Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC, Spanish National Research ...
    • Impact of doppler frequency compensation errors on spaceborne GNSS-R altimetry 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Valencia Domènech, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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      The compensation of the Doppler frequency error is important to accurately estimate the sea height in spaceborne GNSSR altimetry. This work presents the impact of the residual Doppler error on the altimetric performance. ...
    • Impact of the observation geometry on the GNSS-R direct descriptors used for sea state monitoring 

      Valencia Domènech, Enric; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Rodriguez Alvarez, N.; Ramos Pérez, Isaac (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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      In recent years GNSS-R has been proposed for ocean remote sensing, both for altimetry and scatterometry. For the later, two main approaches are available: fitting the measurements with a model, or using some observable ...
    • Land monitoring using GNSS-R techniques: a review of recent advances 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Bosch Lluís, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      Soil moisture is required to improve meteorological and climate predictions. Global soil moisture maps are nowadays produced daily from SMOS satellite data, with a basic spatial resolution of ~50 km. Recently, using data ...
    • Ocean monitoring using GNSS-R techniques and microwave radiometry: The pau instrument concept 

      Camps, Adriano; Bosch, Xavier; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Marchán Hernández, Juan Fernando; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    • Ocean monitoring using L-Band microwave radiometry and GNSS-R 

      Valencia Domènech, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-10-17)
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      The knowledge of sea surface salinity (SSS) is a key issue to understand and monitor the Earth¿s water cycle. Accurate and systematic measurement of SSS was not possible until the ESA¿s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity ...
    • Ocean surface's scattering coefficient retrieval by delay-doppler map inversion 

      Valencia Domènech, Enric; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Marchán Hernández, Juan Fernando; Hyuk, Park; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Ramos Pérez, Isaac (2011-07)
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      Global navigation satellite system reflectometry of signals is a promising technique to remotely sense a number of Earth’s geophysical parameters, and it has been proposed for ocean monitoring applications such as mesoscale ...
    • On the use of GNSS-R data to correct L-band brightness temperatures for sea-state effects: results of the ALBATROSS field experiments 

      Valencia Domènech, Enric; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Eugenio, Francisco Javier; Marcello, Javier (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-09)
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      Sea surface salinity is a key oceanographic parameter that can be measured by means of L-band microwave radiometry. The measured brightness temperatures over the ocean are influenced by the sea state, which can entirely ...
    • Optimization and performance analysis of interferometric GNSS-R altimeters: application to the PARIS IoD mission 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Martín Alemany, Francisco; Rius Jordán, Antonio; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Benito, Javier; Andres-Beivide, Ana; Saameno, Paula; Staton, Gavin; Martín Neira, Manuel; D'Addio, Salvatore; Willemsen, Philip (2014-05-01)
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      Reflectometry using Global Navigation Satellite System's signals (GNSS-R) of opportunity was originally conceived in the early 1990 s for mesoscale altimetry, and since then, many studies have shown its applicability to ...
    • Optimum intercalibration time in synthetic aperture interferometric radiometers: application to SMOS 

      Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; González Gambau, Veronica; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco (2012)
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      Interpolation strategies for calibration of the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission of the European Space Agency are tested and compared. Calibration strategy (how and how often) is critical in achieving the ...
    • PAU instrument aboard INTA MicroSat-1: A GNSS-R demonstration mission for sea state correction in L-band radiometry 

      Rius, Antonio; Angulo, Manuel; Chavero, Sergio; Martinez, Pedro; Galindo, Juan Jose; Mollfulleda, Antonio; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Marchán Hernández, Juan Fernando; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Hyuk, Park; Alcayde Egea, Antonio (IEEE, 2011)
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      Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Reflectometry was originally proposed for mesoscale altimetry, but today its feasibility for sea state, soil moisture, vegetation and snow height has already been demonstrated. ...
    • PAU-SA: a synthetic aperture interferometric radiometer test bed for potential improvements in future missions 

      Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2012-06)
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      The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission is an Earth Explorer Opportunity mission from the European Space Agency (ESA). Its goal is to produce global maps of soil moisture and ocean salinity using the Microwave ...
    • Preliminary error budget of a GNSS-r spaceborne mission 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Rius, Antonio (IEEE, 2011)
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      Reflectometry using Global Navigation Satellite System's (GNSS) opportunity signals was originally conceived for altimetry [1], but it has been demonstrated today that it can be applied to sea state determination, soil ...