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    • 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)
      Conference report
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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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Calibration Validation and Polarimetry in 2D Aperture Synthesis. Application to MIRAS 

      Ribó Vedrilla, Serni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2005-06-30)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      La missió SMOS de l'Agència Europea de l'Espai (ESA) té com a objectiu mesurar la humitat del sòl i la salinitat dels oceans, paràmetres fonamentals per tal d'entendre el canvi climàtic global.<br/>MIRAS (Radiòmetre de ...
    • Consolidating the precision of interferometric GNSS-R ocean altimetry using airborne experimental data 

      Cardellach, Estel; Rius, Antonio; Martín Neira, Manuel; Fabra Cervellera, Fran; Nogués Correig, O.; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Kainulainen, Juha; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; D'Addio, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-08)
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      This paper revises the precision of altimetric measurements made with signals of the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) reflected (GNSS-R) off the sea surface. In particular, we investigate the performance of two ...
    • Feasibility of GNSS-R ice sheet altimetry in Greenland using TDS-1 

      Rius, Antonio; Cardellach, Estel; Fabra Cervellera, Fran; Li, Weiqiang; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Hernández Pajares, Manuel (2017-07-19)
      Article
      Open Access
      Radar altimetry provides valuable measurements to characterize the state and the evolution of the ice sheet cover of Antartica and Greenland. Global Navigation Satellite System Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has the potential to ...
    • MIRAS End-to-End Calibration: Application to SMOS L1 Processor 

      Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Colliander, Andreas; Martín Neira, Manuel; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Rautiainen, Kimmo; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2005-05-31)
      Article
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      End-to-end calibration of the Microwave Imaging Radiometer by Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) radiometer refers to processing the measured raw data up to dual-polarization brightness temperature maps over the earth's surface, ...
    • MIRAS end-to-end calibration: application to SMOS L1 processor 

      Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Colliander, A; Martín Neira, Manuel; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Rautiainen, K; Duffo Ubeda, Núria (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2005-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      End-to-end calibration of the Microwave Imaging Radiometer by Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) radiometer refers to processing the measured raw data up to dual-polarization brightness temperature maps over the earth's surface, ...
    • 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 ...
    • PARIS interferometric technique proof of concept: sea surface altimetry measurements 

      Rius, A.; Fabra Cervellera, Fran; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Arco Fernandez, Juan Carlos; Oliveras, S.; Cardellach, Estel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Nogués Correig, O.; Kainulainen, J.; Rohue, E.; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
      Conference report
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      We report preliminary results of an aircraft experiment aimed to proof the PARIS Interferometric Technique. The experiment was performed in the Gulf of Finland during a two hours flight.We installed a PARIS Interferometric ...
    • Sea-Ice remote sensing with GNSS reflections 

      Cardellach, Estel; Belmonte Rivas, María; Fabra Cervellera, Fran; Nogués Correig, Oleguer; Oliveras, Santiago; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Snow and ice thickness retrievals using GNSS-R: Preliminary results of the mosaic experiment 

      Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Cardellach Galí, Estel; Stroeve, Julienne; Nandan, Vishnu; Itkin, Polona; Tonboe, Rasmus; Hendricks, Stefan; Huntemann, Marcus; Spreen, Gunnar; Pastena, Massimiliano (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-12-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      The FSSCat mission was the 2017 ESA Sentinel Small Satellite (S^3) Challenge winner and the Copernicus Masters competition overall winner. It was successfully launched on 3 September 2020 onboard the VEGA SSMS PoC (VV16). ...
    • Vectorial waveguide reflectometer for dielectric characterisation of materials under power microwaves 

      Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1999)
      Conference report
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      The temperature rise in a material modifies its physical properties, particularly its dielectric permittivity. In many applications involving relatively high levels of power the electrical behavior of the different materials ...