The Remote Sensing Research Group is organized in two lines, Active Remote Sensing and Passive Remote Sensing, each with their own staff and resources.

Research Areas:

  • SAR processing
  • SAR Interferometry
  • SAR Polarimetry
  • Scatterometer
  • Synthetic aperture radiometry
  • Interferometric radiometry
  • Polarimetric radiometry
  • Elastic/Raman/Doppler Lidar (laser radar) remote sensing
  • Lidar processing and inversion
  • Lidar instrument design

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Enviaments recents

  • An anti-jamming system for GNSS timing applications 

    Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Manfredini, E.G.; Píriz, R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) and jamming are increasing problems for timing applications based on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). FENIX-lite is a real-time pre-correlation anti-jamming system designed to ...
  • Modeling the two- and three-dimensional displacement field in Lorca, Spain, subsidence and the global implications 

    Fernández Torres, José; Prieto Morin, Juan Francisco; Escayo Menéndez, Joaquín; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (Nature, 2018-12-01)
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    Land subsidence associated with overexploitation of aquifers is a hazard that commonly affects large areas worldwide. The Lorca area, located in southeast Spain, has undergone one of the highest subsidence rates in Europe ...
  • Tools for communicating agricultural drought over the Brazilian Semiarid using the soil moisture index 

    Zeri, Marcelo; Alvalá Célia dos Santos, Regina; Carneiro, Rogério; Spatafora, Luciana Rossato; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2018-10-11)
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    Soil moisture over the Brazilian semiarid region is presented in different visualizations that highlight spatial, temporal and short-term agricultural risk. The analysis used the Soil Moisture Index (SMI), which is based ...
  • Earlinet single calculus chain: new products overview 

    D'Amico, Giuseppe; Mattis, I.; Binietoglou, Ioannis; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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    The Single Calculus Chain (SCC) is an automatic and flexible tool to analyze raw lidar data using EARLINET quality assured retrieval algorithms. It has been already demonstrated the SCC can retrieve reliable aerosol ...
  • Earlinet validation of CATS L2 product 

    Proestakis, E.; Amiridis, Vassilis; Kottas, M.; Yorks, J.; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Sicard, Michaël (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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    The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) onboard the International Space Station (ISS), is a lidar system providing vertically resolved aerosol and cloud profiles since February 2015. In this study, the CATS aerosol product ...
  • An automatic aerosol classification for earlinet: application and results 

    Papagiannopoulos, N.; Mona, Lucia; Amiridis, Vassilis; Binietoglou, Ioannis; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Schwarz, A.; Alados-Arboledas, L; Amodeo, Aldo; Apituley, Arnoud; Baars, Holger; Bortoli, D.; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Kokkalis, P; Nicolae, D.; Papayannis, Alexander; Pappalardo, Gelsomina; Wandinger, Ulla; Wiegner, M. (2018)
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    Aerosol typing is essential for understanding the impact of the different aerosol sources on climate, weather system and air quality. An aerosol classification method for EARLINET (European Aerosol Research Lidar Network) ...
  • Improved characterization and modeling of equatorial plasma depletions 

    Blanch Llosa, Estefania; Altadill, David; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Barbosa, José; González Casado, Guillermo; Riba Sagarra, Jaume; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Vázquez Grau, Gregorio; Orús Pérez, Raul (2018-08-22)
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    This manuscript presents a method to identify the occurrence of Equatorial Plasma Bubbles (EPBs) with data gathered from receivers of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). This method adapts a previously existing ...
  • An adaptive scattering-mechanism-based filtering for multi-temporal pol(In)SAR data 

    Zhao, Feng; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (VDE Conference Publications, 2018)
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    This paper presents a new adaptive filtering method for multi-temporal Pol(In)SAR images' denoising. Based on the polarimetric scattering mechanism of the given PolSAR data, the filtering first classifies all pixels into ...
  • Comparison of InSAR atmospheric phase screen correction with Global Atmospheric Models (GAM) 

    Hu, Zheng; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (VDE Conference Publications, 2018)
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    Variations of atmospheric conditions cause Atmospheric Phase Screen (APS) in Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR), which affects accuracy and reliability of its applications. Recent studies reveal that empirical ...
  • Assessment of capabilities of lidar systems in day-and night-time under different atmospheric and internal-noise conditions 

    Agishev, Ravil R.; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (2017)
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    As an application of the dimensionless parameterization concept proposed earlier for the characterization of lidar systems, the universal assessment of lidar capabilities in day and night conditions is considered. The ...
  • Benefits of using mobile ad-hoc network protocols in federated satellite systems for polar satellite missions 

    Ruiz de Azúa Ortega, Joan Adrià; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Calveras Augé, Anna M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-09-19)
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    The Operational Network of Individual Observation Nodes (ONION) project evaluated the benefits of applying Distributed Satellite System (DSS) architectures to Earth Observation. One of its outcomes is the identification ...
  • Intensity-based adaptive optics with sequential optimization for laser communications 

    Carrizo, Carlos E.; Mata Calvo, Ramón; Belmonte Molina, Aniceto (2018-06-25)
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    Wavefront distortions of optical waves propagating through the turbulent atmosphere are responsible for phase and amplitude fluctuations, causing random fading in the signal coupled into single-mode optical fibers. Wavefront ...

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