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  • Design of a deployable helix antenna at L-Band for a 1-Unit CubeSat: from theoretical analysis to flight model results 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Ruiz de Azua, Joan Adria; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-01)
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    The 3Cat-4 mission aims at demonstrating the capabilities of a CubeSat to perform Earth Observation (EO) by integrating a combined GNSS-R and Microwave Radiometer payload into a 1-Unit CubeSat. One of the greatest challenges ...
  • Volcanic eruption of Cumbre Vieja, La Palma, Spain: A first insight to the particulate matter injected in the troposphere 

    Sicard, Michaël; Cordoba Jabonero, Carmen; Barreto Velasco, África; Welton, Ellsworth J.; Gil Díaz, Cristina; Carvajal Pérez, Clara Violeta; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; García Rodríguez, Omaira; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-20)
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    The volcanic eruption of Cumbre Vieja (La Palma Island, Spain), started on 19 September 2021 and was declared terminated on 25 December 2021. A complete set of aerosol measurements were deployed around the volcano within ...
  • Overview: On the transport and transformation of pollutants in the outflow of major population centres – observational data from the EMeRGe European intensive operational period in summer 2017 

    Andrés Hernández, Maria Dolores; Hilboll, Andreas; Ziereis, Helmut; Förster, Eric; Krüger, Ovid O.; Kaiser, Katharina; Schneider, Johannes; Barnaba, Francesca; Vrekoussis, M; Sicard, Michaël (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2022-05-05)
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    Megacities and other major population centres (MPCs) worldwide are major sources of air pollution, both locally as well as downwind. The overall assessment and prediction of the impact of MPC pollution on tropospheric ...
  • Architectures and synchronization techniques for distributed satellite systems: a survey 

    Martínez Marrero, Liz; Merlano-Duncan, Juan Carlos; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Kumar, Sumit; Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Krishna Sharma, Shree; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Ottersten, Björn (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-04-22)
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    Cohesive Distributed Satellite Systems (CDSSs) is a key enabling technology for the future of remote sensing and communication missions. However, they have to meet strict synchronization requirements before their use is ...
  • DNN-based PolSAR image classification on noisy labels 

    Ni, Jun; Xiang, Deliang; Lin, Zhiyuan; López Martínez, Carlos; Hu, Wei; Zhang, Fan (2022-04-22)
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    Deep neural networks (DNNs) appear to be a solution for the classification of polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (PolSAR) data in that they outperform classical supervised classifiers under the condition of sufficient ...
  • A preliminary study on ionospheric scintillation anomalies detected using GNSS-R data from NASA CYGNSS mission as possible earthquake precursors 

    Molina Ordóñez, Carlos; Boudriki Semlali, Badr Eddine; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-26)
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    Ionospheric perturbations affect the propagation of electromagnetic waves. These perturbations, besides being a problem for space communications, satellite navigation, and Earth observation techniques, could also be used ...
  • A network of water vapor Raman lidars for improving heavy precipitation forecasting in southern France: introducing the WaLiNeAs initiative 

    Flamant, Cyrille; Chazette, Patrick; Caumont, Olivier; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio (Springer, 2021-12)
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    Extreme heavy precipitation events (HPEs) pose a threat to human life but remain difficult to predict because of the lack of adequate high frequency and high-resolution water vapor (WV) observations in the low troposphere ...
  • Remote Sensing Spring School in Argentina: SAR for environmental and production monitoring [Education] 

    Ferral, Anabella; Scavuzzo, Carlos M.; Solorza, Romina; Márquez, Jorge; Salvia, Mercedes; Gómez Deniz, Luis; Notarnicola, Claudia; Cigna, Francesca; López Martínez, Carlos; Bhattacharya, Avik; Li, Xiaofeng; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Frery, Alejandro C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-09-23)
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    In this column, we present a summary of the Third Remote Sensing Spring School at the Teófilo Tabanera Space Center, Córdoba, Argentina, 10–21 September 2018, to support the launch of the Satélite Argentino de Observación ...
  • Analyzing spatio-temporal factors to estimate the response time between SMOS and in-situ soil moisture at different depths 

    Herbert, Christoph Josef; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Martinez Fernandez, Jose (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-08-13)
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    A comprehensive understanding of temporal variability of subsurface soil moisture (SM) is paramount in hydrological and agricultural applications such as rainfed farming and irrigation. Since the SMOS (Soil Moisture and ...
  • On the trade-off between enhancement of the spatial resolution and noise amplification in conical-scanning microwave radiometers 

    Alparone, Matteo; Nunziata, Ferdinando; Estatico, Claudio; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Hyuk, Park; Migliaccio, Maurizio (2022-01-01)
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    The ability to enhance the spatial resolution of measurements collected by a conical-scanning microwave radiometer (MWR) is discussed in terms of noise amplification and improvement of the spatial resolution. Simulated ...
  • Vegetation canopy height retrieval using L1 and L5 airborne GNSS-R 

    Muñoz Martínez, Francisco José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Rudiger, Christoph; Walker, Jeffrey; Monerris Belda, Alessandra (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-11-29)
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    Vegetation canopy height (CH) is one of the important remote-sensing parameters related to forests’ structure, and it can be related to the biomass and the carbon stock. Global navigation satellite system-reflectometry ...
  • An FFT-based CLEAN deconvolution method for interferometric microwave radiometers with spatially variable beam pattern 

    Sugihara El Maghraby, Ahmed Kiyosi; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Grubišic, Angelo; Colombo, Camilla; Tatnall, Adrian (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-02-01)
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    A modification to the extended CLEAN deconvolution method for passive microwave interferometric radiometers is presented to account for the interferometer beam patterns that vary depending on the source position within the ...

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