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    • Análisis de la coordinación del movimiento de las extremidades delanteras y traseras en ratas deambulando en una cinta rodante 

      Snider Fiñana, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      From the paw?s footprints obtained from rats walking on a treadmill, I have designed algorithms to study the degree of coordination between the front and back legs. We have used the digi-gait system to capture the footprints ...
    • Applications of L-band missions for environmental research 

      Chaparro Danon, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-15)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Human activity leads to environmental changes which threaten the vegetation. Global warm ing trends, deforestation and land cover, or modified Earth's surface albedo, are sorne examples of these environmental changes. ...
    • Comparación entre los productos de humedad del suelo SMOS y ECV 

      Portal González, Gerard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      The SMOS mission is providing the first ever global observations of surface soil moisture (SSM) at L-band. With almost five years of mapping this variable, it is now possible to start analyzing SSM spatial and temporal ...
    • Contributions to earth observation using gnss-r opportunity signals 

      Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-12-22)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      During years a number of satellites have been developed to remotely sense Earth geophysical parameters for weather forecasting and other climate studies. In recent years the use of reflected Global Navigation Satellite ...
    • Contributions to radio frequency interference detection and mitigation in Earth observation 

      Forte Véliz, Giuseppe Francesco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-26)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) is the most common problem for electronic measuring systems. The presence of those electromagnetic waves can harm the measurements taken from very sensitive instruments, like microwave ...
    • Desarrollo de algoritmo de predicción de riesgo de incendios a nivel europeo 

      Castela Espinha, Afonso (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-25)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Detección y monitorización de incendios desde satélite 

      Andreu López, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Els incendis forestals s'han convertit en les últimes dècades en un dels problemes ambientals més importants de l'Estat espanyol, i en els propers anys poden veure's agreujats pels efectes del canvi climàtic. Aquesta ...
    • Diseño e integración de un sistema de acceso condicional para TDT 

      Cierco Lasbats, Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-07-24)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El objeto principal del proyecto es el diseño de una aplicación que sea capaz de encriptar uno o varios servicios de un TS, con la finalidad de utilizar dicha aplicación como solución “low cost” a diversas necesidades ...
    • Earth remote sensing with SMOS, Aquarius and SMAP missions 

      Pablos Hernández, Miriam (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-03)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      The first three of a series of new generation satellites operating at L-band microwave frequencies have been launch in the last decade. L-band is particularly sensitive to the presence of water content in the scene under ...
    • Efecto de la corrección de la eficiencia de correlación GKJ sobre datos SMOS en la recuperación de humedad 

      Castellví Fernández, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Analysis of the effects of the correction GKJ on SMOS data in the retrieval process of soil moisture
    • Estudi de l'alçada de la vegetació basat en el satèl·lit GEDI 

      Asensio I Puig, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Abstract The human action on the planet Earth ecosystems, has transformed, in a radical way, the structure and conditions of the vegetation. The massive deforestation, because of wildfires, urbanization or croplands, has ...
    • Experimental estimation of soil emissivity and its application to soil moisture retrieval in the SMOS Mission 

      Monerris Belda, Alessandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09-07)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Tot i que l'aigua retinguda pel sòl constitueix una petita fracció del volum total d'aigua que hi ha a la Terra, l'humitat del sòl juga un paper important als models climàtics i hídrics. La radiometria en banda L (1.400 a ...
    • Fire monitoring with satellite and UAV imagery 

      Lloret Salvo, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Wildfires are of major concern now days because, even though they have also a natural role, they have negative impacts in environmental, economic and social terms. The main purposes of this project are the study, combination, ...
    • Identification of sub-surface scattering effects in the ASCAT soil moisture product over the Iberian peninsula 

      Bertran Garcia, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Wien
      Sub-surface scattering has previously been detected in ASCAT soil moisture (SM) data. However, it is not clear which conditions influence its appearance. It is believed that it takes place in very dry areas where, instead ...
    • Implementing improvements in obtaining high resolution soil moisture maps using SMOS 

      Pou Ibar, Francesc Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-23)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El temps és una complexa combinació de diferents processos com el vent, la neu, la pluja i la temperatura que són crucials per entendre les seves principals canvis. La humitat del sòl és una variable que uneix aigua, energia ...
    • Improving root zone soil moisture estimation from surface remote sensing measurements 

      Mengyi, Gao (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-28)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Satellite soil moisture provides a wider range of spatial data than in-situ observations. Satellites are sensitive to measuring soil moisture in a few centimetres of the soil layer. However, root zone soil moisture is more ...
    • Machine Learning Algorithms to Predict Wildfire Propagation in Europe 

      Eslava Griñó, Àlex (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-02)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Wildfires endanger human lives, human assets and natural ecosystems. Due to climate change, temperature, rain and snow patterns, as well as terrestrial ecosystems, are varying. This is increasing the fires? frequency, ...
    • Machine Learning aplicat a la predicció del risc epidemiològic al Brasil 

      Bauxell Cornet, Joaquim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis consists in the development of predictive algorithms of the dengue epidemiological risk based on Machine Learning, using the climatological and socioeconomic variables that affect the spread of the disease ...
    • Millora d'algorismes de predicció de propagció del Dengue amb eines d'inteligència artificial 

      Fayos i Pérez, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      It is well known that Dengue is a virus mainly spread by mosquito, the Aedes Aegypty, that is common in the area of Brazil. This country had been very affected by dengue disease, as well as ZiKa and chicunguña. This mosquito ...
    • Nuevos productos humedad de nivel L4 de SMOS 

      Aabouch Azougarh, Khalid (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The main objectives of this project have been to obtain high resolution of the Soil Moisture maps using the new downscaling method developed at the UPC, applying adaptive mobile windows. Products are tested and validated ...