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  • Extreme, wintertime Saharan dust outbreak in the Iberian Peninsula: lidar monitoring and evaluation of dust forecast models during the February 2017 event 

    Fernández García, Alfonso Javier; Sicard, Michaël; Costa, Maria João; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Gomez Amo, J.L.; Molero, Francisco; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Basart, Sara; Bortoli, D.; Bedoya Velásquez, Andrés Esteban; Granados Muñoz, María José; Martínez Lozano, José Antonio; Artiñano, Begoña; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Román Díez, Roberto; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Benavent Oltra, José Antonio; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel (2019-06-18)
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    An unprecedented extreme Saharan dust event was registered in winter time from 20 to 23 February 2017 over the Iberian Peninsula (IP). We report on aerosol optical properties observed under this extreme dust intrusion ...
  • Ground/space, passive/active remote sensing observations coupled with particle dispersion modelling to understand the inter-continental transport of wildfire smoke plumes 

    Sicard, Michaël; Granados Muñoz, María José; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Bedoya Velásquez, Andrés Esteban; Benavent Oltra, José Antonio; Bortoli, D.; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Cordoba Jabonero, Carmen; Costa, Maria João; del Aguila, Ana; Fernández García, Alfonso Javier; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Molero, Francisco; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Papagiannopoulos, N.; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sola Salvatierra, Yolanda (2019-10-01)
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    During the 2017 record-breaking burning season in Canada/United States, intense wild fires raged during the first week of September in the Pacific northwestern region (British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, ...
  • 3-D printed UWB microwave bodyscope for biomedical measurements 

    Rashid, Saba; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Garrido, Alejandra; González, Giselle; Ding, Yongsheng; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2019-02-15)
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    In this letter, a three-dimensional (3-D) printed compact ultrawideband (UWB) extended gap ridge horn (EGRH) antenna designed to be used for biological measurements of the human body is described. The operational frequency ...
  • Wide field of view microwave interferometric radiometer imaging 

    Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; González Gambau, Verónica; Martín Neira, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03-02)
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    In microwave interferometric radiometers with a large field of view, as for example the Microwave Imaging Radiometer with Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) onboard the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite, one of the ...
  • Satellite cross-talk impact analysis in airborne interferometric global navigation satellite system-reflectometry with the microwave interferometric reflectometer 

    Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rudiger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey; Monerris Belda, Alessandra (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-05-01)
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    This work analyzes the satellite cross-talk observed by the microwave interferometric reflectometer (MIR), a new global navigation satellite system (GNSS) reflectometer, during an airborne field campaign in Victoria and ...
  • Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms 

    Böckmann, C.; Wandinger, Ulla; Ansmann, Albert; Bösenberg, Jens; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2004-02)
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    An intercomparison of aerosol backscatter lidar algorithms was performed in 2001 within the framework of the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network to Establish an Aerosol Climatology (EARLINET). The objective of this ...
  • The global navigation satellite systems reflectometry (GNSS-R) microwave interferometric reflectometer: hardware, calibration, and validation experiments 

    Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-02-27)
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    This manuscript describes the Microwave Interferometric Reflectometer (MIR) instrument, a multi-beam dual-band GNSS-Reflectometer with beam-steering capabilities built to assess the performance of a PAssive Reflectrometry ...
  • Architectural optimization framework for earth-observing heterogeneous constellations : marine weather forecast case 

    Araguz López, Carles; Llaveria Godoy, David; Lancheros Sepulveda, Estefany Maria; Bou Balust, Elisenda; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Tonetti, Stefania; Cornara, Stefania; Vicario, Gonzalo; Lluch i Cruz, Ignasi; Matevosyan, Hripsime; Golkar, Alessandro; Cote, Judith; Pierotti, Stéphane; Rodríguez, Pedro; Alvaro Sanchez, A.; Sochacki, Mateusz; Narkiewicz, Janusz (2019-01-25)
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    Earth observation satellite programs are currently facing, for some applications, the need to deliver hourly revisit times, subkilometric spatial resolutions, and near-real-time data access times. These stringent requirements, ...
  • L-band vegetation optical depth seasonal metrics for crop yield assessment 

    Chaparro Danon, David; Piles Guillem, Maria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Konings, Alexandra G.; Entekhabi, Dara (2018-06-01)
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    Attenuation of surface microwave emission due to the overlying vegetation is proportional to the density of the canopy and to its water content. The vegetation optical depth (VOD) parameter measures this attenuation. VOD ...
  • 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)
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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 ...
  • Selection of the key earth observation sensors and platforms focusing on applications for Polar Regions in the scope of Copernicus system 2020-2030 

    Lancheros Sepulveda, Estefany Maria; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Rodríguez, Pedro; Tonetti, Stefania; Cote, Judith; Pierotti, Stéphane (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-01-01)
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    An optimal payload selection conducted in the frame of the H2020 ONION project (id 687490) is presented based on the ability to cover the observation needs of the Copernicus system in the time period 2020–2030. Payload ...
  • Atmospheric artifacts correction with a covariance-weighted linear model over mountainous regions 

    Hu, Zhongbo; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Fan, Hongdong (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-12-01)
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    Mitigating the atmospheric phase delay is one of the largest challenges faced by the differential synthetic aperture radar (SAR) interferometry community. Recently, many publications have studied correcting the stratified ...

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