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    • 2000 days of SMOS at the Barcelona Expert Centre: a tribute to the work of Jordi Font 

      Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Piles Guillem, Maria; González Gambau, V.; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Martinez, Justino; Olmedo, Estrella; Portabella, Marcos; Pérez López, Fernando; Solé Ollé, Jordi (2016-09-01)
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      Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) is the first satellite mission capable of measuring sea surface salinity and soil moisture from space. Its novel instrument (the L-band radiometer MIRAS) has required the development ...
    • From field experiments to salinity products: a tribute to the contributions of Jordi Font to the SMOS mission 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Portabella, Marcos; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; González Gambau, V.; Martinez, Justino; Villarino Villarino, Ramón; Monerris Belda, Sandra; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Sabia, Roberto; Talone, Marco; Piles Guillem, Maria; Pablos Hernánez, Miriam; Valencia Domènech, Enric (2016-09-01)
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      This article summarizes some of the activities in which Jordi Font, research professor and head of the Department of Physical and Technological Oceanography, Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC, Spanish National Research ...
    • SMOS salinity retrievals enhancement in coastal areas by joint application of nodal sampling and corrected correlator efficiency 

      González Gambau, V.; Olmedo, Edson; Martinez, J.; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Durán Martínez, Israel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This work is focused on the quality improvement of ESA's SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity) salinity retrievals, paying special attention to coastal regions. Two correction techniques have been applied to enhance the ...
    • The MIRAS “all-licef” calibration mode 

      Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; González Gambau, V.; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
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      Since each of the individual elements of the MIRAS array is a total power radiometer, the zero-spacing visibility can be obtained by the average of all the corresponding antenna temperatures. The main advantage of this ...