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    • A generic simulator for aperture synthesis radiometers: Radiative transfer module and end-to-end tests 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Barbosa, José; Bandeiras, J.; Sousa, Ana; d'Addio, Salvatore; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      The Synthetic Aperture Interferometric Radiometer (SAIR) Performance Simulator (SAIRPS) is a very versatile software tool developed by Deimos Engenharia (Portugal) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-Barcelona ...
    • Feasibility of precise navigation in high and low latitude regions under scintillation conditions 

      Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; González Casado, Guillermo; Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Riba Sagarra, Jaume; Barbosa, José; Blanch Llosa, Estefania; Altadill, David; Orús Pérez, Raul (2018-02-06)
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      Scintillation is one of the most challenging problems in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) navigation. This phenomenon appears when the radio signal passes through ionospheric irregularities. These irregularities ...
    • Improved characterization and modeling of equatorial plasma depletions 

      Blanch Llosa, Estefania; Altadill, David; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Barbosa, José; González Casado, Guillermo; Riba Sagarra, Jaume; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Vázquez Grau, Gregorio; Orús Pérez, Raul (2018-08-22)
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      This manuscript presents a method to identify the occurrence of Equatorial Plasma Bubbles (EPBs) with data gathered from receivers of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). This method adapts a previously existing ...
    • Improved modelling of ionospheric disturbances for remote sensing and navigation 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Barbosa, José; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Blanch Llosa, Estefania; Altadill, David; González Casado, Guillermo; Vázquez Grau, Gregorio; Riba Sagarra, Jaume; Orus-Perez, Raul (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
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      A generic software tool to evaluate the impact of ionospheric disturbances is presented, including low and high latitude physically-based models, and low and high frequency fluctuations. This tool has been developed ...
    • Ionospheric scintillation monitoring using GNSS-R? 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; González Casado, Guillermo; Barbosa, José; Fabbro, V; Lemorton, J; Orús Pérez, Raul (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      The characterization of the ionosphere and its impact on the propagation of radio-wave signals has received an increasing interest for satellite communications, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) applications (i.e. ...
    • Microwave imaging radiometers by aperture synthesis performance simulator (part 2): instrument modeling, calibration, and image reconstruction algorithms 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Kang, Yujin; Bandeiras, J.; Barbosa, José; Vieira, Paula; Friaças, Ana; d'Addio, Salvatore (2016-05-12)
      Article
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      The Synthetic Aperture Interferometric Radiometer Performance Simulator (SAIRPS) has been a three-year project sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a completely generic end-to-end performance simulator ...
    • Microwave imaging radiometers by aperture synthesis— performance simulator (part 1): radiative transfer module 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Bandeiras, J.; Barbosa, José; Sousa, Anna; d'Addio, Salvatore; Martin-Neira, Manuel (2016-05-11)
      Article
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      The Synthetic Aperture Interferometric Radiometer Performance Simulator (SAIRPS) is a three-year project sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a completely generic end-to-end performance simulator of ...
    • Model Design 

      Barbosa, José; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Orús Pérez, Raul (2017-07-10)
      External research report
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    • SAIRPS: a generic simulator for evaluation of synthetic aperture interferometric radiometers 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Kang, Yujin; Barbosa, José; Bandeiras, J.; Vieira, Paula; Friaças, Ana; D'Addio, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
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      ESA's SMOS mission has been a cornerstone in passive Earth Observation, since it has provided for the first time ever with global and frequent observations of Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (where the mission acronym ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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)
      Article
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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 ...
    • Validation Plan 

      Barbosa, José; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Orús Pérez, Raul (2017-07-10)
      External research report
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