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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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • A downscaling approach to combine SMOS multi-angular and full-polarimetric observations with MODIS VIS/IR data into high resolution soil moisture maps 

      Piles Guillem, Maria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Laguna, Laia; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      A downscaling algorithmfor SMOS which combines MODIS Visible/Infrared data and SMOS horizontal brightness temperatures at 42.5◦ incidence angle into high-resolution soil moisture maps has been shown to nicely reproduce ...
    • A new space technology for ocean observation: the SMOS mission 

      Font Ferré, Jordi; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Emelianov Kolomitski, Mikhail; Enrique González, Luis; Fernández Gallego, Pedro; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; González, Cristina; González, Veronica; Gourrion, J.; Guimbard, S.; Hoareau, N.; Julià, A; Kalaroni, S.; Konstantinidou, Anna; Aretxabaleta, L.; Martínez, Justino; Miranda, Jorge Miguel; Monerris Belda, Alessandra; Montero, Sergio; Mourre, B.; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Pérez Villar, Fernando; Piles Guillem, Maria; Portabella, M.; Sabia, R.; Salvador, Joaquin; Talone, Marco; Torres Torres, Francisco; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Villarino Villarino, Ramón (2012)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Capability for sea surface salinity observation was an important gap in ocean remote sensing in the last few decades of the 20th century. New technological developments during the 1990s at the European Space Agency led to ...
    • Acoustic system for physical oceanography research in deep ocean 

      Biescas, Berta; Sallarès, Valentí; Mojica, Jhon; Carniel, Sandro (SARTI, 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Marine multichannel seismic (MCS) data, used to obtain structural reflection images of the Earth’s subsurface, can also be used in physical oceanography exploration. This method provides vertical and lateral resolutions of ...
    • An assessment of ten ocean reanalyses in the polar regions 

      Uotila, Petteri; Goosse, Hugues; Haines, Keith; Chevallier, Matthieu; Barthélemy, Antoine; Bricaud, Clément; Carton, Jim; Fuckar, Neven; Garric, Gilles; Iovino, Doroteaciro; Kauker, Frank; Korhonen, Meri; Lien, Vidar S.; Marnela, Marika; Massonnet, François; Mignac, Davi; Peterson, K. Andrew; Sadikni, Remon; Shi, Li; Tietsche, Steffen; Toyoda, Takahiro; Xie, Jiping; Zhang, Zhaoru (Springer, 2019-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Global and regional ocean and sea ice reanalysis products (ORAs) are increasingly used in polar research, but their quality remains to be systematically assessed. To address this, the Polar ORA Intercomparison Project ...
    • Anàlisi experimental de l’agitació al port de Blanes 

      Creixell Valls, Ricard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-01)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Estudi experimental de l'agitació al interior del port de Blanes, mitjançant un mareògraf RADAC, que ens permet calcular l'agitació al interior, i d'una boia direccional, que ens indica l'estat de la mar en aquell moment. ...
    • Análisis del régimen general de vientos en el Mediterráneo : Su relación con episodios meteorológicos extremos 

      Ferrer Sundahl, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Análisis y validación de modelos numéricos de predicción de corrientes en el Puerto de Bilbao 

      Solá Gomeza, José (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El objetivo de este trabajo es establecer una metodología de validación para un sistema de predicción de corrientes operacional en el puerto de Bilbao. Se dispondrá de acceso a los datos del modelado numérico, así como las ...
    • ANTEIA System: cost-effective solution for extense wave monitoring 

      Arraibi-Landa, Iratxe; García-Corcuera, Adolfo; Mader, Julien; González, Manuel (SARTI, 2018)
      Article
      Open Access
      Bearing in mind the growing importance of reliable temporal data series for scientific surveys and monitoring related to climate change and extreme events, among other things, the ANTEIA System was developed as a cost-effective ...
    • Aplicaciones de los sistemas de predicción oceanográfica a la gestión portuaria del puerto de Tarragona 

      Ruiz Nieto, José (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Desde el año 2017, en el contexto del proyecto SAMOA; Puertos del Estado y el LIM/UPC han puesto en marcha un sistema de predicción oceanográfica en el puerto de Tarragona. Una de las informaciones de mayor interés en este ...
    • Bares 2.0 wave buoy and sustainable buoy network 

      González, P.; Fernández, X. (SARTI, 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The aim of this article is to show the operation of the Bares 2.0 wave buoy and the Bares network developed by HCTech. In the marine sector it is highly important to know the state of the sea for applications such as the ...
    • Buoyancy model for Guanay II AUV 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; González Agudelo, Julián; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The AUV Guanay II is a vehicle developed by SARTI research group of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya with the objective of providing a platform for measuring oceanographic variables, such as the temperature and ...
    • Calibration of aperture synthesis radiometers: the MIRAS/SMOS case 

      Torres Torres, Francisco (2012-07-22)
      External research report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      SMOS is the acronym for the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission by the European Space Agency (ESA). Its single payload, the Microwave Imaging Radiometer using Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS), was launched in November 2009. ...
    • Caracterización oceanográfica de la Bahía de Inhambane (Mozambique) 

      Barón Quevedo, Natalia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidade Pedagógica da Maxixe
      Caracterizar diferentes variables meteo-oceanograficas obtenidas a partir de medidas "in situ" y datos de satélite. Obtener patrones de comportamiento diario y estacional.
    • Characterization of coastal upwelling events during the generation of the water column stratification in spring (Vilanova i la Geltrú, NW Mediterranean) 

      Antonijuan Rull, Josefina; Guillem, Jorge; Simarro, Gonzalo; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This article presents some preliminary results on the characterization of inputs of offshore waters (upwelling events) in the coast off Vilanova i la Geltrú (NW Mediterranean) in the spring of the years 2010, 2012 and 2014. ...
    • CMEMS-based coastal analyses: conditioning, coupling and limits for applications 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Staneva, Joanna; Cavaleri, Luigi; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Mestres Ridge, Marc (2021-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Recent advances in numerical modeling, satellite data, and coastal processes, together with the rapid evolution of CMEMS products and the increasing pressures on coastal zones, suggest the timeliness of extending such ...
    • Contrast de resultats numèrics d'agitació portuària amb dades reals 

      Solà Ramis, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-17)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Deep-Sea Bioluminescence Blooms after Dense Water Formation at the Ocean Surface 

      Tamburini, Christian; Canals Artigas, Miquel; Durrieu de Madron, Xavier; Houpert, Loïc; Lefèvre, Dominique; André, Michel; Aguilar, J.A.; Bigongiari, Ciro; Emanuele, Umberto; Dornic, Damien (2013-07-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      The deep ocean is the largest and least known ecosystem on Earth. It hosts numerous pelagic organisms, most of which are able to emit light. Here we present a unique data set consisting of a 2.5-year long record of light ...
    • Desarrollo de un sistema de oceanografía operacional para zonas costeras: PORT21 

      Collado Lizama, Felipe Robinson; Gyssels, Paolo; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Rodríguez Allende, Andrés; Rodriguez, Alonso (Elsevier, 2020-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      El objetivo de este artículo es la presentación del Sistema PORT 21 de previsión de oleaje y Oceanografía Operacional (OO) de aplicación en la Región Sudamericana. Para la comprensión integral del sistema se citan los ...
    • Desenvolupament de mètodes per minimitzar els efectes de salinity spiking en dades oceanogràfiques 

      Tarragona Foradada, Gerard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-03-31)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Aquest projecte se situa en l'àmbit del tractament i processament de dades oceanogràfiques provinents de diversos tipus de sondes. Aquest camp està adquirint cada cop més importància de cara a l'anàlisi dels processos ...