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    • A new space technology for ocean observation: the SMOS mission 

      Font Ferré, Jordi; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Emelianov Kolomitski, Mikhail; Enrique González, Luis; Fernández Gallego, Pedro; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; González, Cristina; González, Veronica; Gourrion, J.; Guimbard, S.; Hoareau, N.; Julià, A; Kalaroni, S.; Konstantinidou, Anna; Aretxabaleta, L.; Martínez, Justino; Miranda, Jorge Miguel; Monerris Belda, Alessandra; Montero, Sergio; Mourre, B.; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Pérez Villar, Fernando; Piles Guillem, Maria; Portabella, M.; Sabia, R.; Salvador, Joaquin; Talone, Marco; Torres Torres, Francisco; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Villarino Villarino, Ramón (2012)
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      Capability for sea surface salinity observation was an important gap in ocean remote sensing in the last few decades of the 20th century. New technological developments during the 1990s at the European Space Agency led to ...
    • A novel dissemination protocol to deploy opportunistic services in federated satellite systems 

      Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-03)
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      The Earth Observation community is demanding new satellite applications that cover the need of monitoring different areas with high spatial resolution and short revisit times. These applications will generate huge amounts ...
    • A numerical simulator to evaluate the electromagnetic bias in GNSS-R altimetry 

      Ghavidel, Ali; Schiavulli, Domenico; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      This paper presents the computed electromagnetic (EM) bias predicted for GNSS-R altimetry systems. First, a synthetic time-evolving sea surface is generated satisfying an ocean surface height spectrum. Then, a direct GNSS ...
    • 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 ...
    • A remote carrier synchronization technique for coherent distributed remote sensing systems 

      Merlano-Duncan, Juan Carlos; Martínez Marrero, Liz; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Kumar, Sumit; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Bjorn (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      Phase, frequency, and time synchronization are crucial requirements for many applications, such as multistatic remote sensing and communication systems. Moreover, the synchronization solution becomes even more challenging ...
    • A review of RFI mitigation techniques in microwave radiometry 

      Querol, Jorge; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-12-17)
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      Radio frequency interference (RFI) is a well-known problem in microwave radiometry (MWR). Any undesired signal overlapping the MWR protected frequency bands introduces a bias in the measurements, which can corrupt the ...
    • A sensitivity study of land surface temperature to soil moisture using in-situ and spaceborne observations 

      Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Piles Guillem, Maria; Sanchez, Nilda; Gonzalez Gambau, Verónica; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martinez Fernandez, Jose (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Surface Soil Moisture (SSM) affects the soil surface energy balance and thus affects the Land Surface Temperature (LST), and viceversa. Currently, LST and SSM are remotely sensed using TIR sensors and L-band radiometers, ...
    • A simulator for GNSS-R polarimetric observations over the ocean 

      Schiavulli, Domenico; Ghavidel, Ali; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Migliaccio, Muriccio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems - Reflec-tometry (GNSS-R) represents an innovative tool for remote sensing. In this paper a facet-based simulator is presented to investigate the polarimetric characteristics of GNSS ...
    • A spatially consistent downscaling approach for SMOS using an adaptive window 

      Portal González, Gerard; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Piles de la Fuente, María Pilar; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Chaparro Danon, David; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Rossato, Luciana (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS, 2009-2017) is the first mission using L-band radiometry to monitor the Earth's global surface soil moisture (SM). After more than 7 years in orbit, many studies have ...
    • A stratospheric balloon GNSS-R experiment: The 3Cat-2 project in DLR/SNSB BEXUS 

      Carreño Luengo, Hugo; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Díez, Raúl (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) - BarcelonaTech Remote Sensing Laboratory focus on the development of breakthrough concepts. The 3Cat-2 mission is on the synergy of GNSS reflectometry and the CubeSat concept. ...
    • A two-dimensional doppler-radiometer for earth observation 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Swift, Calvin T. (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2001-07-31)
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      Compared to synthetic aperture radars (SARs), the angular resolution of microwave radiometers is quite poor. Traditionally, it has been limited by the physical size of the antenna. However, the angular resolution can be ...
    • A two-dimensional Doppler-Radiometer for Earth observation 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Swift, C T (IEEE Piscataway, 2000)
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      Compared to synthetic aperture radars (SARs), the angular resolution of microwave radiometers is quite poor. Traditionally, it has been limited by the physical size of the antenna. However, the angular resolution can be ...
    • Accurate geolocation of rfi sources in smos imagery based on superresolution algorithms 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; González Gambau, Veronica (2014)
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      Accurate geolocation of SMOS RFI sources is very important for effectively switching-off the illegal emitter in the protected L-band. We present a novel approach for the geolocation of SMOS RFI sources, based on the Direction ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Airborne GNSS-R wind retrievals using delay-doppler maps 

      Rodriguez Alvarez, N.; Akos, D.M.; Zavorotny, Valery U.; Smith, Jeffrey; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Fairall, C.W. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-01)
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      Global navigation satellite system (GNSS) reflectometry has emerged recently as a promising remote sensing tool to retrieve various geophysical parameters of the Earth's surface. GNSS-reflected signals, after being received ...
    • Airborne GNSS-R, thermal and optical data relationships for soil moisture retrievals 

      Sánchez, Nilda; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; González Zamora, Ángel; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Herrero Jimenez, Carlos M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      New remote sensing techniques based on the analysis of the Earth's surface-reflected signal from the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS-Reflectometry, or GNSS-R in short) are emerging. Soil moisture and vegetation ...
    • Airborne wind retrieval using GPS delay-Doppler maps 

      Zavorotny, Valery; Rodríguez, Nereida; Akos, D.M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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      Global Navigation Satellite System Reflectometry (GNSSR) has emerged recently as a promising remote sensing tool to retrieve various geophysical parameters of Earth’s surface. GNSS-reflected signals, after being received ...
    • 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, ...