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  • A comparison of different techniques for atmospheric artefact compensation in GBSAR differential acquisitions 

    Pipia, Luca; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (IEEE, 2006)
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    In this paper, a comparison of different techniques for compensating the atmospheric artifacts in Ground-Based SAR zero-baseline acquisitions at X-Band is presented. The way the fluctuation of atmospheric parameters like ...
  • Actividades del grupo EEF en el contexto de la red europea TMR "Polarimetría radar: Teoría y aplicaciones" 

    Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; López Martínez, Carlos; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (2000)
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    The activity of the EEF group in the TMR European Project Radar Polarimetry: Theory and Applications will be presented in this paper. We have developed new polarimetric-interferometric retrieval algorithms and enhancement ...
  • Advanced polarimetric optimization for DInSAR applications with Ground-Based SAR 

    Iglesias González, Rubén; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; López Martínez, Carlos; Alonso González, Alberto (2012)
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    In this paper, the applications of advanced polarimetric optimization techniques for Differential Interferometric SAR (DInSAR) pixel selection are explored in the framework of deformation map retrieval in landslides. ...
  • Algoritmo interferométrico para un sistema radar de apertura sintética circular de corto alcance 

    Sagués Piella, Lluís; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (1997)
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    This paper presents an interferometric algorithm capable of working with SAR images obtained from measurements carried out with antennas that describe a circular trajectory. The antennas are positioned on a vertical mast ...
  • Analysis and validity of the polInSAR line model on forested areas 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Alonso González, Alberto (2012)
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    This paper focuses on the analysis of certain hypotheses considered in quantitative remote sensing of forest areas by means of Polarimetric SAR Interferometry (PolInSAR). When addressing the quantitative estimation of ...
  • Analysis of volumetric scatters based on TanDEM-X polarimetric interferometric SAR data 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Alonso González, Alberto; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Papathanassiou, Kostantinos (IEEE, 2011)
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    Polarimetric SAR Interferometry makes possible a detailed analysis of the volumetric scattering processes present in microwave scattering in case of forest areas. In previous contributions, the authors, under the hypothesis ...
  • Analysis of wind turbines blockage on doppler weather radar beams 

    Belmonte Molina, Aniceto; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-07-01)
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  • A polarimetric ultra-wide band field scatterometer 

    Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1995)
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    “TERESA” (Terrestrial Radar Equipment for Scattering Analysis) is a ground-based, fully polarimetric scatterometer operative in the S, C, X, and Ku bands. It has been designed to obtain the complete backscattering matrix ...
  • Application of high resolution spotlight TerraSAR-X data to landslide monitoring 

    Iglesias González, Rubén; Monells Miralles, Daniel; Centolanza, Giuseppe; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; López Martínez, Carlos (2012)
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    This paper seeks to demonstrate that radar-based remote sensing techniques, especially those based on orbital sensors, can be as effective as the conventional geotechnical and discrete GPS measurement ones for the detection ...
  • ARBRES: Light-weight CW/FM SAR sensors for small UAVs 

    Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Acevo Herrera, René; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier (2013-03-06)
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    This paper describes a pair of compact CW/FM airborne SAR systems for small UAV-based operation (wingspan of 3.5 m) for low-cost testing of innovative SAR concepts. Two different SAR instruments, using the C and X bands, ...
  • Atmospheric phase screen compensation in ground-based sar with a multiple-regression model over mountainous regions 

    Iglesias González, Rubén; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; López Martínez, Carlos; Gili Ripoll, José Antonio; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-05-01)
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    In this paper, a new model-based technique for the compensation of severe height-dependent atmospheric artifacts, using ground-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data over mountainous regions, is proposed. The method ...
  • Circular synthetic aperture radar (C-SAR) system for ground based applications 

    Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Porrata-Dòria i Yagüe, Ramir de; Sagués Piella, Lluís; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Jofre Roca, Lluís (IEE-INST ELEC ENG, 1997-05-01)
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    The authors present an SAR system capable of obtaining radar images from measurements carried out with antennas that describe a circular trajectory centred outside the target region. The analytical formulation of the ...
  • Comparing satellite based and ground based radar interferometry and field observations at the Canillo landslide (Pyrenees) 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Iglesias González, Rubén; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Planas, Xavier; Gili Ripoll, José Antonio (Springer, 2014)
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    The landslide of El Forn de Canillo in the Principality of Andorra is one of the largest in the Pyrenees. In 2007 a monitoring system (boreholes equipped with inclinometers, extensometers and piezometers) was set up. Between ...
  • Differential SAR interferometry with orbital, airborne and ground-based sensors 

    Monells Miralles, Daniel; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; López Martínez, Carlos; Alonso González, Alberto; Iglesias González, Rubén; Centolanza, Giuseppe (2011)
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    • Introduction to Differential Interferometry • Orbital Sensors: ERS, ENVISAT, RADARSAT2, TerraSAR-X. • Airborne Sensors: DLR’s E-SAR • Ground-Based Sensors: UPC’s GB-SAR • Conclusions
  • Diseño y evaluación de un sistema de medida RCS 

    Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Xarrié, Jaume; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 1990)
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    A polarimetric compact range RCS measurement system covering 8 to 40 GHZ is presented. The sensitivity is evaluated both theoretically and experimentally. Some RCS and ISAR results are included.
  • Down-slope combination of orbital and ground-based DInSAR for the efficient monitoring of slow-moving landslides 

    Iglesias González, Rubén; Monells Miralles, Daniel; Centolanza, Giuseppe; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto (VDE Conference Publications, 2014)
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    This paper seeks to demonstrate that radar-based remote sensing techniques are as effective as conventional geotechnical ones for geo-hazard assessment and mitigation. Concretely, this work encourages the proper combination ...
  • Experimental comparison of different scattering mechanism selections for vegetation height retrieval by POLINT 

    López-Sánchez Sánchez, Juan Manuel; Fortuny Guasch, Joaquim; Siebert, Julien; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2000)
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    The application of polarimetric radar interferometry to the estimation of vegetation height is studied. A comparison between different choices for the scattering mechanisms employed in the retrieval algorithm is presented. ...
  • Extraction of vegetation structure and surface parameters using polarimetric and interferometric SAR techniques 

    Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2000)
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    Presents different polarimetric and interferometric inversion radar approaches to extract the characteristics of vegetation and bare soil surfaces. The inversion techniques presented make use of multifrequency, radar ...
  • Forest parameter estimation in the Pol-InSAR context employing the multiplicative–additive speckle noise model 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Pipia, Luca (2011-09)
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    This paper addresses the problem of speckle noise on single baseline polarimetric SAR interferometry (Pol-InSAR) on the basis of the multiplicative–additive speckle noise model. Considering this speckle noise model, a novel ...
  • Formación de imágenes ISAR de alta resolución 

    Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (1992)
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    This paper presents the results of ISAR processing of RCS measurements performed over a broad frequency band (12 GHz - 40 GHz). The main purpose is to reach the highest resolution in reflectivity maps in order to identify ...