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    • 3CAT-3/MOTS, an experimental nanosatellite for multispectral and GNSS-R earth observation: airborne optical and GNSS-R campaign 

      Castellví Esturi, Jordi; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alamús, Ramón; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      The 3 Cat-3/MOTS mission is a joint initiative between the Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya (ICGC) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (UPC) to foster new and innovative technologies on ...
    • A generic level 1 simulator for spaceborne GNSS-R missions and application to GEROS-ISS ocean reflectometry 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Kang, Yujin; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto (2017-07-18)
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      In the past decade Global Navigation Satellites System Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has emerged as a new technique for earth remote sensing for various applications, such as ocean altimetry and sea state monitoring. After the ...
    • A radio-frequency interference detector for GNSS navigation and GNSS-reflectometry applications 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a growing problem for applications based on the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), including Earth observation using GNSS - Reflectometry (GNSS-R). Nowadays, many efforts are ...
    • Advanced GNSS-R signals processing with GPUs 

      Cervelló Nogués, Oriol; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-01)
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      Global navigation satellite system reflectometry (GNSS-R) is a group of techniques that uses satellite navigation signals as signals of opportunity for remote sensing applications. In GNSS-R, large amounts of data are ...
    • Advances in the MIR instrument: integration, control subsystem and analysis of the flight dynamics for beamsteering purposes 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Garrucho, Lidia; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2015)
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      The MIR (Microwave Interferometric Reflectometer) is a new dual frequency Global Navigation Satellite Systems Re- flectometry (GNSS-R) instrument that implements conventional and interferometric reflectometry, both with ...
    • Altimetry performance and error budget of the PARIS in-orbit demonstration mission 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Martín Alemany, Francisco; Rius, Antonio; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Benito, Javier; Andrés, A.; Saameno, Paula; Staton, Gavin; Martín Neira, Manuel; D'Addio, Salvatore; Willemsen, P. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      Reflectometry using Global Navigation Satellite System's signals of opportunity (GNSS-R) was originally conceived for mesoscale altimetry [1], although its applicability to sea state determination, soil moisture, vegetation, ...
    • 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, ...
    • Analysis of spaceborne GNSS-R delay-doppler tracking 

      Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martínez Mindeguía, Francisco; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Carreño Luengo, Hugo (2014-05-01)
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      For spaceborne Global Navigation Satellite System-Reflectometry (GNSS-R), the delay and Doppler frequency conditions dynamically change, so the compensation of the delay and Doppler errors using tracking is important to ...
    • Antena Bi-banda con conformación de dos haces simultáneos para sistemas GNSS-R 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 2018)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems – Reflectometry (GNSS-R) is a relatively new remote sensing technique that benefits from GNSS signals as signals of opportunity as a bistatic radar. These signals can be processed as ...
    • Assessment of back-end RFI mitigation techniques in passive remote sensing 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2015)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a growing problem specially for those systems that work with low power signals such as passive remote sensing instruments. Consequently, RFI mitigation techniques are currently under ...
    • Assessment of DME/TACAN RFI mitigation techniques in GNSS-R 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems Reflectometry (GNSSR) is now being recognized as a powerfull tool for remote sensing. With the addition of new frequency bands and codes, it is possible to increase the resolution and ...
    • Beamformer characterization of the MIR instrument: the microwave interferometric reflectometer 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems - Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has opened promising results for remote sensing applications. The broadcast of new signals with wider bandwidth provides an opportunity to increase the performance ...
    • Calibration of GNSS-R receivers with PRN signal injection: methodology and validation with the microwave interferometric reflectometer (MIR) 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The demonstration of the feasibility of navigation signals signals for remote sensing has lead to a significant increase of new GNSS-R instruments in the recent years. Despite of the type instrument, the observables are ...
    • Can we measure vegetation water content and vegetation opacity at L-band with a single GPS receiver? 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This work shows a technique to estimate the vegetation opacity and infer the vegetation water content using a single GPS receiver located under the vegetation layer being analyzed. It is based on the measurement of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Comparison of GPS L1 and Galileo E1 signals for GNSS-R ocean altimetry 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      In the last years, the GPS signals have been validated as opportunity signals in a wide range of reflectometry-based remote sensing applications for sea, land or ice scenarios. Recently, the first Galileo satellites have ...
    • Comparison of real-time time-frequency RFI mitigation techniques in microwave radiometry 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a well-known problem for Microwave Radiometers (MWR). A number of RFI mitigation techniques have been studied to deal with RFI from the receiver's side. In this study, a comparison in ...
    • Cross-correlation waveform analysis for conventional and interferometric GNSS-R approaches 

      Martín Alemany, Francisco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; d'Addio, Salvatore; Martín Neira, Manuel; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (2014-05-01)
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      Reflectometry using Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS-R) signals has become an attractive tool for Earth remote sensing. Back to 1993, it was proposed as an alternative to the conventional spaceborne ocean altimetry ...
    • Cross-talk statistics and impact in interferometric GNSS-R 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2016-06-23)
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      This paper presents a statistical analysis of the crosstalk phenomenon in interferometric Global Navigation Satellite Systems Reflectometry (iGNSS-R). Crosstalk occurs when the Delay-Doppler Map (DDM) of a tracked satellite ...
    • Design and performance analysis of advanced GNSS-R instruments back-end 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-21)
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      GNSS reflectometry (GNSS-R) is a set of techniques that uses the reflected GNSS signals over the Earth’s surface as opportunity signals for remote sensing applications. In 1993, the European Space Agency (ESA) suggested ...