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    • A comparison of different techniques for atmospheric artefact compensation in GBSAR differential acquisitions 

      Pipia, Luca; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (IEEE, 2006)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, a comparison of different techniques for compensating the atmospheric artifacts in Ground-Based SAR zero-baseline acquisitions at X-Band is presented. The way the fluctuation of atmospheric parameters like ...
    • A large active wave trapped in Jupiter's equator 

      Legarreta, Jon; Barrado-Izaguirre, Naiara; García Melendo, Enrique José; Sanchez-Lavega, Agustin; Gómez-Forrellad, Josep M. (EDP Sciences, 2017-02-11)
      Article
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      Context. A peculiar atmospheric feature was observed in the equatorial zone (EZ) of Jupiter between September and December 2012 in ground-based and Hubble Space Telescope (HST) images. This feature consisted of two low ...
    • A planetary-scale disturbance in a long living three vortex coupled system in Saturn's atmosphere 

      del Rio-Gaztelurrutia, Teresa; Sanchez-Lavega, Agustin; Antuñano, Arrate; Legarreta, Jon; García Melendo, Enrique José; Sayanagi, Kunio; Hueso, Ricardo; Wong, Michael; Pérez Hoyos, Santiago; Rojas, Jose Felix; Simon, A. A.; de Pater, Imke; Blalock, J.; Barry, Trevor (2018-03-01)
      Article
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      The zonal wind profile of Saturn has a unique structure at 60°N with a double-peaked jet that reaches maximum zonal velocities close to 100 ms-1. In this region, a singular group of vortices consisting of a cyclone surrounded ...
    • An analysis of the thermospheric drag upon 3U CubeSats 

      Martínez Calzado, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-07-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Accurate drag modelling is crucial for satellite operations and re-entries in low-Earth orbit (LEO). A proper treatment of this problem becomes increasingly important as the number of artificial satellites grows. However, ...
    • Analysis of ground-based Rn-222 measurements over Spain: filling the gap in southwestern Europe 

      Grossi, Claudia; Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Vogel, Felix; Vargas Drechsler, Arturo; Zimnoch, M.; Wach, P.; Martín, J. E.; López Coto, Israel; Bolívar Raya, Juan Pedro; Morguí, Josep Anton; Rodó, Xavier (2016-09-27)
      Article
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      Harmonized atmospheric 222Rn observations are required by the scientific community: these data have been lacking in southern Europe. We report on three recently established ground-based atmospheric 222Rn monitoring stations ...
    • Application of a source-receptor model to determine source areas of pollen in Catalonia (NE Spain) 

      Alarcón Jordán, Marta; Belmonte, Jordina; López-Pacheco, Mirna (EUETIB, 2013-12)
      Conference report
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      In this study we characterize the long-range transport of allergenic pollen to the North East of Spain. To this end, cluster analysis of back-trajectories and a source-receptor model was applied to a dataset of 10 years ...
    • Atmósfera®: una experiencia pedagógica para la creación y comunicación multisensorial 

      Guimaraens-Igual, G; Navalón-Martínez, V (Universitat Politècnica de València / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Iniciativa Digital Politècnica / Grup per a la Innovació i la Logística Docent en l'Arquitectura (GILDA), 2016-10)
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      The pedagogical product atmósfera® put as a final result the creative and credible environment executed by students of the subject composition Atmospheres (ETSA, UPV) in the 2015-2016 course. It is an object of final ...
    • Celebrating 10 Years of the Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction Project and Looking to the Future 

      Woolnough, Steven; Vitart, Frederic; Robertson, Andrew W.; Coelho, Caio AS; Lee, R.; Carréric, Aude (American Meteorological Society, 2024)
      Article
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    • Changes in observed daily precipitation over global land areas since 1950 

      Contractor, Steefan; Donat, Markus; Alexander, Lisa V. (American Meteorological Society, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Estimates of observed long-term changes in daily precipitation globally have been limited due to availability of high-quality observations. In this study, a new gridded dataset of daily precipitation, called Rainfall ...
    • Data gathering and methodology 

      Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel (2018-10-31)
      Research report
      Open Access
      The aim of this WP5 is to specify the impact of TID in EGNOS, N-RTK and HF systems through statistical correlation of the performance data recorded from system operators and of TID detection results. The analysis will be ...
    • Design and development of a hyper-thermal atomic oxygen wind tunnel facility 

      Oiko, Vitor; Roberts, Peter C.E; Edmonson, Steve; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES), 2018)
      Conference lecture
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      A hyper-thermal orbital aerodynamics test facility is described. The Rarefied Orbital Aerodynamics Research facility(ROAR)is a dedicated apparatus designedto simulate the atmospheric flow in very low Earth orbits(VLEO) to ...
    • Design of an apparatus for measuring atmospheric electrostatic fields 

      Cirera Jordana, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-20)
      Bachelor thesis
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      The sky has always been something that the human race has tried to understand and use, in the first moments trying to imitate the birds and a way to fly and some steps further studying their composition; what we use to ...
    • EARLINET: potential operationality of a research network 

      Sicard, Michaël; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Mona, Lucia; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Amodeo, Aldo; Baars, Holger; Baldasano Recio, José María; Belegante, Livio; Binietoglou, Ioannis; Bravo Aranda, Juan Antonio; Fernández García, Alfonso; Fréville, Patrick; García Vizcaíno, David; Giunta, Aldo; Granados Muñoz, Maria; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Hadjimitsis, D.; Haefele, A.; Hervo, M.; Iarlori, M.; Kokkalis, P; Lange Vega, Diego; Mamouri, Rodanthi-Elisavet; Mattis, Ina; Molero, Francisco; Montoux, Nadège; Muñoz, Alvaro; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Nicolae, D.; Nisantzi, A.; Papagiannopoulos, N.; Papayannis, Alexander; Pereira, Sérgio; Preissler, Jana; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel; Rizi, Vicenzo; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sellegri, Karine; Simeonov, Valentin; Tsaknakis, G.; Wagner, Frank; Pappalardo, Gelsomina (2015-11-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the framework of ACTRIS (Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace Gases Research Infrastructure Network) summer 2012 measurement campaign (8 June–17 July 2012), EARLINET organized and performed a controlled exercise of feasibility ...
    • Earth wall : a change of materiality to awake senses 

      Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Miranda Santos, Marta; Lescop, Laurent; Hamard, Erwan; Álvarez Coll, Nuria; Chelkof, Grégoire (Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (Itecons), 2023)
      Conference report
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      Earth buildings are often reported to bring great benefits in terms of comfort and quality of life for their inhabitants. However, raw earth’s contribution is not purely technical. Investigating the sensory domain in the ...
    • Fenomenografías arquitectónicas: el diseño de cajas impregnadas de afectividad 

      Ríos Vizcarra, Gonzalo; Aguayo Muñoz, Amaro Antonio; Calcino-Cáceres, María Alejandra; Villanueva Paredes, Karen Soledad (Grup per a la Innovació i la Logística Docent en l'Arquitectura (GILDA) / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2022-11-04)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Based on a phenomenological approach, this current communication seeks to showcase the experiences of an architectural project studio. Building on the potential found on the topic of affective atmospheres, freshman students ...
    • Fractal structure and predictive strategy of the daily extreme temperature residuals at Fabra Observatory (NE Spain, years 1917-2005) 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Burgueño, August; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors (2015-07-01)
      Article
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      A compilation of daily extreme temperatures recorded at the Fabra Observatory (Catalonia, NE Spain) since 1917 up to 2005 has permitted an exhaustive analysis of the fractal behaviour of the daily extreme temperature ...
    • Further evidence of the long-term thermospheric density variation using 1U CubeSats 

      Martínez, Adrián; Lledó Ardila, Carlos; Gutiérrez Cabello, Jordi; Gil Pons, Pilar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students of the School of Communication and Aerospace Engineering (Polytechnical University of Catalonia) are participating in a series of studies to determine the thermospheric ...
    • Impact of model resolution on tropical cyclone simulation using theHighResMIP–PRIMAVERA multimodel ensemble 

      Roberts, Malcolm J.; Camp, Joanne; Seddon, Jon; Vidale, Pier Luigi; Hodges, Kevin; Vanniere, Benoit; Mecking, Jenny; Haarsma, Rein; Bellucci, Alessio; Scoccimarro, Enrico; Caron, Louis-Philippe; Chauvin, Fabrice; Terray, Laurent; Valcke, Sophie; Valcke, Sophie; Moine, Marie-Pierre; Putrasahan; Roberts, Christopher; Senan, Retish; Zarzycki, Colin; Ullrich, Paul (American Meteorological Society, 2020-02-25)
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      A multimodel, multiresolution set of simulations over the period 1950–2014 using a common forcingprotocol from CMIP6 HighResMIP have been completed by six modeling groups. Analysis of tropicalcyclone performance using two ...
    • Implementació d'un generador procedural de planetes 

      Fernández Briones, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aquest treball consisteix en l'estudi i desenvolupament d'una aplicació web per visualitzar l'evolució temporal de planetes com la Terra mitjançant gràfics per ordinador. En cada capítol del document es presenta un nou ...
    • Implementation of a Shallow Water moldel for atmospheric applications in Python 

      Coll Ibars, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      La simulación de fenómenos atmosféricos a gran escala producidos en los planetas gigantes del sistema solar son el tema de estudio de este trabajo. Para ello se hace uso de un modelo matemático bidimensional que adapta las ...