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

  • Feasibility of precise navigation in high and low latitude regions under scintillation conditions 

    Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; González Casado, Guillermo; Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Riba Sagarra, Jaume; Barbosa, José; Blanch Llosa, Estefania; Altadill, David; Orús Pérez, Raul (2018-02-06)
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    Scintillation is one of the most challenging problems in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) navigation. This phenomenon appears when the radio signal passes through ionospheric irregularities. These irregularities ...
  • A radio-frequency interference detector for GNSS navigation and GNSS-reflectometry applications 

    Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a growing problem for applications based on the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), including Earth observation using GNSS - Reflectometry (GNSS-R). Nowadays, many efforts are ...
  • Beamformer characterization of the MIR instrument: the microwave interferometric reflectometer 

    Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Global Navigation Satellite Systems - Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has opened promising results for remote sensing applications. The broadcast of new signals with wider bandwidth provides an opportunity to increase the performance ...
  • Vertical Azimuth Display simulator for wind-Doppler lidar error assessment 

    Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Gutiérrez Antuñano, Miguel Ángel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This works presents a simplified Vertical Azimuth Display (VAD) motion simulator for off-shore wind lidars. The simulator is rooted to the case of a conically-scanning lidar (e.g., the Zephyr lidar), where the wind speed ...
  • Calibration of GNSS-R receivers with PRN signal injection: methodology and validation with the microwave interferometric reflectometer (MIR) 

    Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The demonstration of the feasibility of navigation signals signals for remote sensing has lead to a significant increase of new GNSS-R instruments in the recent years. Despite of the type instrument, the observables are ...
  • Sea target detection using spaceborne GNSS-R delay-doppler maps: theory and experimental proof of concept using TDS-1 data 

    Di Simone, Alessio; Hyuk, Park; Riccio, Daniele; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2017-09-01)
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    This study addresses a novel application of global navigation satellite system-reflectometry (GNSS-R) delay-Doppler maps (DDMs), namely sea target detection. In contrast with other competing remote sensing technologies, ...
  • Wind direction signatures in GNSS-R observables from space 

    Guan, Dongliang; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Wang, Yong; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (2018-01-29)
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  • Internet of Satellites (IoSat): an interconnected space paradigm 

    Ruiz de Azúa Ortega, Joan Adrià; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2017)
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    During the last years the space has been populated by Distributed Satellite Systems, which some of them have started to implement Inter-Satellite Communication. However, current solutions are composed of a unique mission ...
  • 3Cat-3/MOTS nanosatellite mission for optical multispectral and GNSS-R Earth Observation: concept and analysis 

    Castellví Esturi, Jordi; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbera Fauria, Jordi; Alamús, Ramón (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-01-06)
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    The 3Cat-3/MOTS (3: Cube, Cat: Catalunya, 3: 3rd CubeSat mission/Missió Observació Terra Satèl·lit) mission is a joint initiative between the Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya (ICGC) and the Universitat Politècnica ...
  • On the amount of information content in microwave radiometry for wet delay estimation 

    Gual de Torrella, José María; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2017-07-01)
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    This paper aims at determining the set of optimum frequencies to be used in the companion microwave radiometers in future synthetic aperture radar altimeters, to provide higher spatial resolution of the atmospheric water-vapor ...
  • A wind-lidar buoy for offshore wind measurements: first commissioning test-phase results 

    Gutiérrez Antuñano, Miguel Ángel; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sospedra, Joaquim; Aghabi, Rajai; González Marco, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents the development of a new commercial floating lidar system aimed to measure the wind resource and other environmental variables at candidate wind farm locations. This work describes this new lidar system ...
  • An architecture providing depolarization ratio capability for a multi-wavelength Raman lidar: implementation and first measurements 

    Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sicard, Michaël; Granados Muñoz, María José; Ben Chahed, Enis; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Vidal, Eric (MDPI AG, 2017-12-20)
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    A new architecture for the measurement of depolarization produced by atmospheric aerosols with a Raman lidar is presented. The system uses two different telescopes: one for depolarization measurements and another for ...

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