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  • Calibration of the MIRAS Radiometers 

    Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; González Gambau, Verónica; Oliva Balagué, Roger; Closa, Josep; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-12-21)
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    The microwave imaging radiometer with aperture synthesis (MIRAS) is formed by 69 total power radiometers, of which three are the noise-injection type. Their calibration is reviewed on the basis of the data gathered during ...
  • Impact of antenna tuning on SMOS correlation loss 

    Torres Torres, Francisco; Durán Martínez, Israel; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Closa, Josep; Oliva, Roger; Martín-Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission by the European Space Agency (ESA) was launched in 2009 [1]. Since then, it has produced a continuous stream of valuable geophysical data over land, ice and ocean [2] ...
  • Practical issues on SMOS single antenna patterns 

    Wu, Lin; Durán Martínez, Israel; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Closa, Josep; Manrique, Rodrigo; Garcia, Quiterio; Oliva, Roger; Martín Neira, Manuel (2014)
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    This paper provides a wrap-up of some of the activities undertaken by SMOS L1 team to fine tune the instrument calibration and modeling that eventually has resulted into a SMOS full-polarimetric measurement and image ...
  • 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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  • SMOS payload pre-launch performance 

    Martín-Neira, Manuel; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; González-Gambau, Verónica; Colliander, A; Closa, Josep; Benito, J; Borges, A; Brown, M; McMullan, K (2009)
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