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    • Anàlisi de l'eficiència de la generació de neus de l'estació de Baqueira Beret 

      Nart Castet, Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-04)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      L’Anàlisi de l'eficiència de la generació de neu a la estació de BAQUEIRA BERET tracta sobre un anàlisi de components principals del consum dels canons de neu, on es busca la reducció de dades per tal de poder observar si ...
    • Desarrollo de un modelo distribuido de simulación continua de acumulación y fusión de nieve. Aplicación sobre la cabecera del Ter 

      Rico García, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-10-22)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      La gestión de los recursos hídricos en un clima como el mediterráneo con periodos de escasez y periodos húmedos es un tema de vital importancia. La nieve acumulada en las montañas durante el invierno contribuye a la ...
    • Dual band TPR radiometer for Snow Water Content determination 

      Albarracin Roberts, Nicolas Jose (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Estimation of snow pack characteristics by means of polarimetric SAR data 

      Reppucci, Antonio; Banque, Xavier; López Martínez, Carlos; Zhan, Yu; Alonso González, Alberto (SPIE, 2012)
      Conference report
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      Characterization of the snow-pack is fundamental for several applications in hydrology, such as modelling and forecasting of snow melt runoff, water resource management and risk analysis. Thanks to its night/day capabilities ...
    • Estudio de la evolución del manto nival en el Pirineo (invierno 2009-2010) a partir de imágenes MODIS 

      Serrano Calvo, Raquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-15)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      L'estudi de la cobertura nival és una part molt important en el càlcul de les aportacions d'aigua als rius. Aquest treball tracta sobre l'estudi de l'evolució de la coberta de neu al Pirineu mitjançant imatges del sensor  ...
    • Land monitoring using GNSS-R techniques: a review of recent advances 

      Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Bosch Lluís, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
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      Soil moisture is required to improve meteorological and climate predictions. Global soil moisture maps are nowadays produced daily from SMOS satellite data, with a basic spatial resolution of ~50 km. Recently, using data ...
    • Millimeter-wave aperture synthesis radiometry for snow and ice mapping 

      Harvey, A.R.; Greenaway, A.H.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Martín Neira, Manuel (1999)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      An outline design for a dual-band mm-wave polarimetric SAIR has been presented and is considered to be tractable. The envisaged application is for snow and ice mapping and ocean wind vector measurement. The vastly increased ...
    • Nou sistema de fixació 

      Monte Marinas, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-31)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Calamit
      [CATALÀ] Aquest treball neix arrel d’una necessitat, un problema en les fixacions d’snow actual. El producte que proposo parteix d’un disseny innovador que permet ancorar i desancorar les botes de la taula d’snowboard ...
    • Projecte d’ampliació de la superfície innivada en 70.000 m2 a l’estació d’esquí Vallter 2000 

      Rota Riu, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      This project, has as an object the extension of the snowmaking system from the ski resort of Vallter 2000. This new project will increase with 600-1000m3 of snow production per hour in the already existing snowmaking ...
    • Rain amplification of persistent organic pollutants 

      Casas Papell, Gemma; Martinez Varela, Alicia; Vila-Costa, Maria; Jimenez, Begoña; Dachs Marginet, Jordi (2021-09-23)
      Article
      Open Access
      Scavenging of gas- and aerosol-phase organic pollutants by rain is an efficient wet deposition mechanism of organic pollutants. However, whereas snow has been identified as a key amplification mechanism of fugacities in ...
    • Snow and ice thickness retrievals using GNSS-R: Preliminary results of the mosaic experiment 

      Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Ribó Vedrilla, Serni; Cardellach Galí, Estel; Stroeve, Julienne; Nandan, Vishnu; Itkin, Polona; Tonboe, Rasmus; Hendricks, Stefan; Huntemann, Marcus; Spreen, Gunnar; Pastena, Massimiliano (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-12-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      The FSSCat mission was the 2017 ESA Sentinel Small Satellite (S^3) Challenge winner and the Copernicus Masters competition overall winner. It was successfully launched on 3 September 2020 onboard the VEGA SSMS PoC (VV16). ...
    • Snow monitoring over mountainous regions with C-band polarimetric SAR 

      Banqué Casanovas, Francesc Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-05-30)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] This note summarizes the research work conducted in the frame of the Master Thesis: Snow Monitoring over Mountainous Regions with C-Band Polarimetric SAR, targeting the polarimetric backscattering response of the ...
    • Snow monitoring using GNSS-R techniques 

      Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (IEEE, 2011)
      Conference report
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      GNSS-R techniques are currently being studied to remotely sense a number of geophysical parameters over different types of surfaces [1-6]. The Interference Pattern Technique (IPT) is based on the measurement of the ...
    • Sostenibilidad económica y situación financiera de las estaciones de esquí alpino del Pirineo catalán 

      Sánchez Pulido, Laura; Daries Ramón, Natalia; Cristobal-Fransi, Eduard (OmniaScience, 2016-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      Objeto: El presente artículo tiene como objetivo analizar la rentabilidad y la situación financiera de las principales estaciones de esquí alpino catalanas, con el fin de comprobar si éstas son sostenibles desde un punto ...
    • Station-keeping manoeuvre detection for autonomous precise interferometric tracking of geosynchronous gatellites 

      Nicolás Álvarez, Jorge; Carreño Megias, Xavier; Fusté, Oriol; Ferrer Torres, Estel; Albert Gali, Miquel; Amlou, Anas; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference lecture
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      The advent of geosynchronous remote sensing missions requires the development of precise orbit determination techniques at high orbits. Geosynchronous satellites require station-keeping manoeuvres to be performed periodically. ...
    • The vulnerability of Pyrenean ski resorts to climate-induced changes in the snowpack 

      Pons Pons, Marc; Lopez Moreno, Jose Ignacio; Rosas Casals, Martí; Jover Comas, Eric (2015-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      Winter tourism is the main source of income and the driving force of local development in many mountain areas. However, in recent years, the industry has been identified as being extremely vulnerable to future climate ...
    • Thermal performance of 500m2 salinity gradient solar pond in Granada, Spain under strong weather conditions 

      Alcaraz, A.; Montalà, M.; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Akbarzadeh, Aliakbar; Farran Marsà, Adriana (2018-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this study, an experimental investigation of temperature performance and efficiency of an industrial solar pond during strong winter conditions is presented. Several temperature sensors connected to a data logger were ...
    • Tutorial on remote sensing using GNSS bistatic radar of opportunity 

      Zavorotny, Valery U.; Gleason, Scott; Cardellach Galí, Estel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014-12)
      Article
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      In traditional GNSS applications, signals arriving at a receiver's antenna from nearby reflecting surfaces (multipath) interfere with the signals received directly from the satellites which can often result in a reduction ...
    • Variación anual e internacional del manto nivoso en el Port del Compte-Serra del Cadí a partir de imágenes MODIS. 

      Herms Canellas, Joan Ignasi; Jorge Sánchez, Juan (2012)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      El estudio de la dinámica espacial y temporal de la cubierta de nieve permi e comprender el funcionamiento del sistema hidrológico y plantear tendencias climáticasque afectan al balance hídrico. Mediante imágenes de satélite ...