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    • 1. Límites de Atterberg. Determinación del límite plástico LP. 

      Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de; Ruiz Olazábal, Beatriz (2010-02-19)
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    • 2. Límites de Atterberg. Ensayo de corte directo 

      Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de; Ruiz Olazábal, Beatriz (2010-02-19)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
    • 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)
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      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 low-power IoT device for measuring water table levels and soil moisture to ease increased crop yields 

      López, Emiliano; Vionnet, Carlos; Ferrer Cid, Pau; Barceló Ordinas, José María; García Vidal, Jorge; Contini, Guillermo; Prodolliet, Jorge; Maiztegui, José (2022-09-09)
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      The simultaneous measurement of soil water content and water table levels is of great agronomic and hydrological interest. Not only does soil moisture represent the water available for plant growth but also water table ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • A spatially consistent downscaling approach for SMOS using an adaptive window 

      Portal González, Gerard; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Piles de la Fuente, María Pilar; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Chaparro Danon, David; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Rossato, Luciana (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS, 2009-2017) is the first mission using L-band radiometry to monitor the Earth's global surface soil moisture (SM). After more than 7 years in orbit, many studies have ...
    • Advances in calibration of the SMOS zero-baseline radiometers 

      Colliander, Andreas; Chae, Chunsik; Dinnat, Emmanuel Philippe; Oliva Balagué, Roger; Kainulainen, Juha; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Over the course of the more than four-year mission several enhancements have been developed for the calibration of the zero-baseline radiometers of ESA's SMOS (Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity) mission. Here a particular ...
    • Airborne GNSS-R, thermal and optical data relationships for soil moisture retrievals 

      Sánchez, Nilda; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; González Zamora, Ángel; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Herrero Jimenez, Carlos M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      New remote sensing techniques based on the analysis of the Earth's surface-reflected signal from the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS-Reflectometry, or GNSS-R in short) are emerging. Soil moisture and vegetation ...
    • Analyzing spatio-temporal factors to estimate the response time between SMOS and in-situ soil moisture at different depths 

      Herbert, Christoph Josef; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martinez Fernandez, Jose (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-08-13)
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      A comprehensive understanding of temporal variability of subsurface soil moisture (SM) is paramount in hydrological and agricultural applications such as rainfed farming and irrigation. Since the SMOS (Soil Moisture and ...
    • Análisis del contenido de agua en el suelo a escala regional y su efecto en la estabilidad de taludes 

      Contreras Becerra, Ariel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-13)
      Master thesis
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      En aquest treball es presenta la possibilitat d'utilitzar dades de contingut d'humitat mitjançant un model hidrològic, a 3 zones de Catalunya, de l'any 2019, les quals són un talús experimental a Agropolis UPC, un vestuari ...
    • Applications of L-band missions for environmental research 

      Chaparro Danon, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-15)
      Doctoral thesis
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      Human activity leads to environmental changes which threaten the vegetation. Global warm ing trends, deforestation and land cover, or modified Earth's surface albedo, are sorne examples of these environmental changes. ...
    • Assessment of multi-scale SMOS and SMAP soil moisture products across the Iberian Peninsula 

      Portal González, Gerard; Jagdhuber, Thomas; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Entekhabi, Dara; Piles, María (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-02-01)
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      In the last decade, technological advances led to the launch of two satellite missions dedicated to measure the Earth’s surface soil moisture (SSM): the ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) launched in 2009, and ...
    • Benefits of applying nodal sampling to SMOS data over semi-enclosed seas and strongly RFI-contaminated regions 

      González Gambau, Verónica; Olmedo, Estrella; Martinez, J.; Turiel, Antonio; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Oliva, Roger; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      Radio Frequency Interferences (RFI) are still an important source of contamination in SMOS data. The application of nodal sampling (NS) to brightness temperature images helps to mitigate the degradation that RFIs produce ...
    • Calibration methods in large interferometric radiometers devoted to earth observation 

      Torres Torres, Francisco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (VSP, 2000-01)
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      This paper starts with a summary and classification of errors of any kind that corrupt the fundamental measurement performed by an InR (interferometric radiometer), the so-called visibilities. This summary is based on prior ...
    • Combining SMOS with visible and near/shortwave/thermal infrared satellite data for high resolution soil moisture estimates 

      Sanchez Ruiz, Sergio; Piles Guillem, Maria; Sanchez, Nilda; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Elsevier, 2014-08-04)
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      Sensors in the range of visible and near-shortwave-thermal infrared regions can be used in combination with passive microwave observations to provide soil moisture maps at much higher spatial resolution than the original ...
    • Contributrion to the improvement of the soil moisture and ocean salinity (SMOS) sea surface salinity retrieval algorithm 

      Talone, Marco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-11-22)
      Doctoral thesis
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      The European Space Agency's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite was launched on November, 2, 2009 from the Russian cosmodrome of Plesetsk. Its objective is to globally and regularly collect measurements ...
    • Ensayos de suelos parcialmente saturados con control simultáneo de succión y temperatura 

      Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Gens Solé, Antonio; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2002-09)
      Article
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      En el artículo se presentan algunos avances en técnicas experimentales relacionadas con la caracterización termo-hidro-mecánica de suelos parcialmente saturados. Se describen los principales problemas asociados con la ...
    • Estudi comparatiu del canvi de propietats conseqüència de l'addició de tensioactius a sòls compactats. Mesura de la succió i de la resistència a compressió simple 

      Oliveras Colomer, Miquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2002-09)
      Minor thesis
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      Es pretén estudiar la influència que pot tenir un canvi de tensió superficial de l'aigua intersticial en el comportament mecànic de sòls compactats. S'hauria de poder mesurar un canvi en la succió en el sòl per a un mateix ...
    • Faraday rotation angle retrieval using SMOS radiometric data 

      Wu, Lin; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      SMOS radiometric data is used to derive Faraday rotation for a number of orbits combining several scenarios: land, ice and water. Results compare very well with the values theoretically predicted from available ionosphere ...
    • 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 Hernández, 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 ...