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    • DME/TACAN impact analysis on GNSS reflectometry 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2016-05-31)
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      Global navigation satellite system reflectometry (GNSS-R) is becoming a widely accepted technique for remote sensing. The interferometric technique (iGNSS-R) correlates the direct signal received from a satellite and the ...
    • Dual-polarization GNSS-R interference pattern technique for soil moisture mapping 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Monerris Belda, Alessandra; Rudiger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey; Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl (2014-05-01)
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      The interference pattern technique (IPT) consists of the coherent addition of the direct and reflected global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) signals in the receiving antenna. The detected power oscillates (fading), ...
    • Evolution of PAU/PARIS End-to-end performance simulator (P2EPS) towards GNSS reflectometry, radio occulation and scatterometry simulator (GEROS-SIM) 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Martin Alemayny, Francisco (2015)
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      This work shows a state-of-the-art GNSS reflectometry endto-end performance simulator, selected for the ESA’s GNSS rEflectometry, Radio Occultation and Scatterometry onboard International Space Station (GEROS-ISS). For ...
    • Experimental evidence of swell signatures in airborne L5/E5a GNSS-reflectometry 

      Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rudiger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey; Monerris Belda, Alessandra (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-29)
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      As compared to GPS L1C/A signals, L5/E5a Global Navigation Satellite System-Reflectometry (GNSS-R) improves the spatial resolution due to the narrower auto-correlation function. Furthermore, the larger transmitted power ...
    • First Delay Doppler Maps obtained with the Microwave Inteferometric Reflectometer (MIR) 

      Pascual, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This work presents the first Delay Doppler Maps (DDMs) obtained with the Microwave Interferometric Reflectometer (MIR) airborne instrument. MIR is a GNSS Reflectometer (GNSS-R) which uses the conventional (cGNSS-R) and ...
    • First Delay Doppler Maps obtained with the Microwave Interferometric Reflectometer (MIR) 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      The use of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals for mesoscale altimetry was first proposed in [1]. Since then, many experiments and a couple of space missions have been carried out to validate the concept in ...
    • Impact of multi-path by ISS structure on GEROS-ISS measured waveforms 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Sekulic, Ivan; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      The GNSS rEflectometry, Radio Occultation and Scatterometry onboard the International Space Station (GEROS-ISS) experiment consists of the installation of a GNSS reflectometry (GNSS-R) instrument on the International Space ...
    • Improvement of PAU/PARIS end-to-end performance simulator (P2EPS): land scattering including topography 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This work presents an improvement of the P2EPS end-to-end simulator to assess the performances of Global Navigation Satellite System Reflectometry (GNSS-R) space missions over land. Beyond the single specular reflection ...
    • Improving the accuracy of soil moisture retrievals using the phase difference of the dual-polarization GNSS-R interference patterns 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Forte, G.; Monerris Belda, Sandra; Ruediger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey; Hyuk, Park; Pascual, D.; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl (2014-12-01)
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      Soil moisture (SM) is a key parameter in the climate studies at a global scale and a very important parameter in applications such as precision agriculture at a local scale. The Global Navigation Satellite Systems Interference ...
    • L-band vegetation optical depth estimation using transmitted GNSS signals: Application to GNSS-reflectometry and positioning 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-08-01)
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      At L-band (1–2 GHz), and particularly in microwave radiometry (1.413 GHz), vegetation has been traditionally modeled with the τ-ω model. This model has also been used to compensate for vegetation effects in Global Navigation ...
    • MIR: the microwave interferometric reflectometer, a new airborne sensor for GNSS-R advanced research 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      The use of Global Navigation Satellite Signals (GNSS) in reflectometric applications (GNSS-R) is highly extended in remote sensing applications, such as sensing sea state, soil moisture or ice layer characterization. There ...
    • On the correlation between GNSS-R reflectivity and L-band microwave radiometry 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Monerris Belda, Sandra; Rudiger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-12)
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      This work compares microwave radiometry and global navigation satellite systems-reflectometry (GNSS-R) observations using data gathered from airborne flights conducted for three different soil moisture conditions. Two ...
    • Performance assessment of time–frequency RFI mitigation techniques in microwave radiometry 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2017-02-14)
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      Radio–frequency interference (RFI) signals are a well-known threat for microwave radiometry (MWR) applications. In order to alleviate this problem, different approaches for RFI detection and mitigation are currently under ...
    • Precision bounds in GNSS-R ocean altimetry 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martínez Mindeguía, Francisco; Hyuk, Park; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl (2014-05-01)
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      Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) signals offer a promising opportunity to perform mesoscale altimetry with worldwide coverage using small satellites. However, unlike the signals used in classical altimeters, the ...
    • Preliminary altimetry results of the Malygnss instrument in the Humit project 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Castellví Esturi, Jordi; Corbera Fauria, Jordi; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      In order to provide high resolution soil moisture maps, the Institut Cartografic i Geológic de Catalunya (ICGC) in colab-oration with Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya are planing to deploy the 3 Cat-3 picosatellite, ...
    • Preliminary end- to-end results of the MIR instrument: the microwave interferometric reflectometer 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual, D.; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rudiger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems - Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has shown his potential for remote sensing. Since new wider band signals are being broadcasted, and new systems are becoming available, a performance comparison ...
    • Preliminary results of FENIX: front-end GNSS interference eXcisor 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Julián Ortín, Eva Maria; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      The number of applications based on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) has been increasing in last years. In the passive remote sensing field, GNSS-Reflectometry (GNSS-R) systems have been revealed as cost-effective ...
    • Retrieval of significant wave height and mean sea surface level using the GNSS-R interference pattern technique: results from a three-month field campaign 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Martín Alemany, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-06-01)
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      Since 1993, when the European Space Agency (ESA) proposed the use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems reflected signals for sea mesoscale altimetry, a wide range of applications have appeared. This paper focuses on the ...
    • Review of GNSS-R instruments and tools developed at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Marchán Hernández, Juan Fernando; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Tarongí Bauzá, José Miguel; Hyuk, Park; Carreño Luengo, Hugo; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Querol Borràs, Jorge (2014)
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      Reflectometry using Global Navigation Satellite System's signals of opportunity (GNSS-R) was originally conceived in the early 90s for mesoscale altimetry, and since then, many studies have shown its applicability to other ...
    • RFI analysis and mitigation in airborne GNSS-R campaign 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Castellví Esturi, Jordi; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is one of the most concerning topics in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and GNSS - Reflectometry (GNSS-R) because any undesired signal present at the antenna can corrupt the ...