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    • A downscaling approach for SMOS land observations: evaluation of high-resolution soil moisture maps over the Iberian Peninsula 

      Piles Guillem, Maria; Sanchez, Nilda; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Martinez, Justino; González Gambau, Veronica (2014-09-01)
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      The ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission is the first satellite devoted to measure the Earth's surface soil moisture. It has a spatial resolution of similar to 40 km and a 3-day revisit. In this paper, a ...
    • A sensitivity study of land surface temperature to soil moisture using in-situ and spaceborne observations 

      Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Piles Guillem, Maria; Sanchez, Nilda; Gonzalez Gambau, Verónica; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martinez Fernandez, Jose (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Surface Soil Moisture (SSM) affects the soil surface energy balance and thus affects the Land Surface Temperature (LST), and viceversa. Currently, LST and SSM are remotely sensed using TIR sensors and L-band radiometers, ...
    • An airborne GNSS-R field experiment over a vineyard for soil moisture estimation and monitoring 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Sanchez, Nilda; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; González Zamora, Ángel; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Pascual, D. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      The Light Airborne Reflectometer for GNSS-R Observations (LARGO) is an airborne instrument designed for measuring the coherent reflectivity from different soils. In this work, an improved version of LARGO has been used in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Combining SMOS with visible and near/shortwave/thermal infrared satllite 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 ...
    • Hyperspectral-derived indices for soil moisture estimation at very high resolution 

      Sanchez, Nilda; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Piles Guillem, Maria; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Aguasca Solé, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      Hyperspectral indices from the Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI 550), together with land surface temperatures from the Thermal Airborne Spectrographic Imager (TASI 600) and brightness temperatures from a L-band ...
    • Multisensor experiments over vineyard: new challenges for the GNSS-R technique 

      Sanchez, Nilda; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Gonzalez Zamora, Angel; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Herrero Jimenez, Carlos M.; Gumuzzio, Angela (2015)
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      An airborne campaign was performed during August, 2014 in an agricultural area in the Duero basin (Spain) in order to appraise the synergy between very different sources of Earth Observation imagery, and very different ...
    • On the synergy of airborne GNSS-R and landsat 8 for soil moisture estimation 

      Sanchez, Nilda; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Piles Guillem, Maria; Gonzalez Zamora, Angel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2015-08-01)
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      While the synergy between thermal, optical, and passive microwave observations is well known for the estimation of soil moisture and vegetation parameters, the use of remote sensing sources based on the Global Navigation ...
    • On the synergy of SMOS and Terra/Aqua MODIS: high resolution soil moisture maps in near real-time 

      Piles Guillem, Maria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Sanchez, Nilda; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Martinez, Justino; Gonzalez Gambau, Verónica; Riera, R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      An innovative downscaling approach to obtain fine-scale soil moisture estimates from 40 km SMOS observations has been developed. It optimally blends SMOS multi-angular and full-polarimetric information with MODIS visible/data ...
    • Spatial patterns of SMOS downscaled soil moisture maps over the remedhus network (Spain) 

      Sanchez, Nilda; Piles Guillem, Maria; Scaini, Anna; Martinez Fernandez, Jose; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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      This paper describes the relationships found between remotely sensed soil moisture, in situ observed soil moisture, and spatial distribution of soil and climatic factors. For the comparison between remote and in situ soil ...
    • Validation of SMOS L2 and L3 soil moisture products over the Duero basin at different spatial scales 

      Gonzalez Zamora, Angel; Sanchez, Nilda; Gumuzzio, Angela; Piles Guillem, Maria; Olmedo, Edson; Martinez Fernandez, Jose (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), 2015)
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      An increasing number of permanent soil moisture measurement networks are nowadays providing the means for validating new remotely sensed soil moisture estimates such as those provided by the ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean ...