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  • Integration of MIRAS breadboard and future activities 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Goutoule, J.M.; Knight, A.; Claude, J.; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Lannes, A.; Anterrieu, E.; Laursen, B.; Skou, N. (1996)
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    The European Space Agency (ESA) is conducting a feasibility study on MIRAS, a Microwave Imaging Radiometer using two dimensional aperture synthesis, for the mapping of soil moisture and ocean salinity from space. An aircraft ...
  • SMOS instrument performance after more than 8 years in orbit and lessons learnt for future L-band missions 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Oliva Balagué, Roger; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Kainulainen, Juha; Closa Soteras, Josep; Zurita Campos, Alberto Manuel; Cabot, François; Khazaal, Ali; Anterrieu, E.; Barbosa, José; Tenerelli, Joseph; Díez, Raúl; Turiel, Antonio; González Gambau, Verónica (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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  • SMOS instrument performance and calibration after 6 years in orbit 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Oliva, Roger; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Kainulainen, Juha; Closa, Josep; Zurita Campos, Alberto Manuel; Cabot, François; Khazaal, Ali; Anterrieu, E.; Barbosa, José; Tenerelli, Joseph (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission has been in orbit for over 6 years, and its Microwave Imaging Radiometer with Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) in two dimensions keeps working well. The data for almost this ...
  • SMOS instrument performance and calibration after six years in orbit 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Oliva, Roger; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Torres Torres, Francisco; Kainulainen, Juha; Closa, Josep; Zurita Campos, Alberto Manuel; Cabot, François; Khazaal, Ali; Anterrieu, E.; Barbosa, José; Tenerelli, Joseph; Turiel, Antonio; Delwart, Steven (2016-07-01)
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    ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission, launched 2-Nov-2009, has been in orbit for over 6 years, and its Microwave Imaging Radiometer with Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) in two dimensions keeps working well. The ...
  • SMOS payload in-orbit performance 

    Martín-Neira, Manuel; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; González-Gambau, Verónica; Closa, Josep; Benito, Javier; Borges, A.; Rautiainen, K.; Kainulainen, J.; Gutierrez, A.; Barbosa, J.; Catarino, N.; Castro, R.; Freitas, S.; Candeias, H.; Freitas, J.; Cabot, F.; Anterrieu, E.; Zundo, M.; Brown, M.; McMullan, K.; Martín-Porqueras, F.; Oliva, R.; Wright, N.; Caprolicchio, R. (2010)
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  • Some results on SMOS-MIRAS calibration and Imaging 

    McMulan, K.; Brown, N.; Anterrieu, E.; Oliva, R.; Martín Porqueras, F.; Gutierrez, A.; Barbosa, J.; Martín Neira, Manuel; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Cabot, F.; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Closa, J.; Kainulainen, J.; Castro, R. (2010)
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    The performance requirements of the SMOS payload are demanding in terms of spatial resolution, accuracy, stability and precision, all critical to fulfill its scientific objectives. For this reason a commissioning ...