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  • NeAT: a nonlinear analysis toolbox for neuroimaging 

    Casamitjana Díaz, Adrià; Vilaplana Besler, Verónica; Puch Giner, Santi; Aduriz Saiz, Asier; López Martínez, Carlos; Operto, Grégory; Cacciaglia, Raffaele; Falcón, Carlos; Molinuevo, José Luis; Gispert, Juan Domingo (2020-03-25)
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    NeAT is a modular, flexible and user-friendly neuroimaging analysis toolbox for modeling linear and nonlinear effects overcoming the limitations of the standard neuroimaging methods which are solely based on linear models. ...
  • Overview of the wew version 3 NASA Micro-Pulse Lidar Network (MPLNET) automatic precipitation detection algorithm 

    Lolli, S.; Vivone, Gemine; Lewis, Jasper R.; Sicard, Michaël; Welton, E.J.; Campbell, James R.; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; D'Adderio, L.P.; Tokay, A.; Giunta, Aldo; Pappalardo, Gelsomina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
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    Precipitation modifies atmospheric column thermodynamics through the process of evaporation and serves as a proxy for latent heat modulation. For this reason, a correct precipitation parameterization (especially for ...
  • One-point microwave radiometer calibration 

    Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Closa Soteras, Josep; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; González Gambau, Verónica; Martín Neira, Manuel (2020-03-01)
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    A method for internally calibrating microwave total power radiometers by using only one level of noise injection is presented. It is based on having a previous accurate characterization of the receiver noise temperature, ...
  • Assessment of multi-scale SMOS and SMAP soil moisture products across the Iberian Peninsula 

    Portal González, Gerard; Jagdhuber, Thomas; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pablos Hernánez, Miriam; Entekhabi, Dara; Piles, María (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-02-01)
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    In the last decade, technological advances led to the launch of two satellite missions dedicated to measure the Earth’s surface soil moisture (SSM): the ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) launched in 2009, and ...
  • Activities of the IEEE GRSS Spain Chapter 

    Marcello, Javier; Piles de la Fuente, María Pilar; Camps Valls, Gustau; López Martínez, Carlos; Álvarez Pérez, José Luis; Plaza Miguel, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-06-01)
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    Presents information on various GRSS Society chapters
  • Proof of concept for adaptive sequential optimization of free-space communication receivers 

    Carrizo, Carlos E.; Mata Calvo, Ramón; Belmonte Molina, Aniceto (Optical Society of American (OSA), 2019-07-05)
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    In a downlink scenario, the performance of laser satellite communications is limited due to atmospheric turbu- lence, which causes fluctuations in the intensity and the phase of the received signal, leading to an increase ...
  • Detecting Targets above the Earth's Surface Using GNSS-R Delay Doppler Maps: Results from TDS-1 

    Hu, Changjiang; Benson, Craig; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Qiao, Li; Rizos, Chris (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-10-07)
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    : Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reflected signals can be used to remotely sense the Earth’s surface, known as GNSS reflectometry (GNSS-R). The GNSS-R technique has been applied to numerous areas, such as the ...
  • Sensitivity of L-band vegetation optical depth to carbon stocks in tropical forests: a comparison to higher frequencies and optical indices 

    Chaparro Danon, David; Duveiller, Grégory; Piles de la Fuente, María Pilar; Cescatti, Alessandro; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Entekhabi, Dara (2019-10-01)
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    Monitoring vegetation carbon in tropical regions is essential to the global carbon assessment and to evaluate the actions oriented to the reduction of forest degradation. Mainly, satellite optical vegetation indices and ...
  • A review of RFI mitigation techniques in microwave radiometry 

    Querol, Jorge; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-12-17)
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    Radio frequency interference (RFI) is a well-known problem in microwave radiometry (MWR). Any undesired signal overlapping the MWR protected frequency bands introduces a bias in the measurements, which can corrupt the ...
  • Towards a 20m global building map from Sentinel-1 SAR Data 

    Chini, Marco; Pelich, Ramona; Hostache, Renaud; Matgen, Patrick; López Martínez, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-19)
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    This study introduces a technique for automatically mapping built-up areas using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) backscattering intensity and interferometric multi-temporal coherence generated from Sentinel-1 data in the ...
  • Large-scale automatic vessel monitoring based on dual-polarization sentinel-1 and AIS data 

    Pelich, Ramona; Chini, Marco; Hostache, Renaud; Matgen, Patrick; López Martínez, Carlos; Nuevo, Miguel; Ries, Phillipe; Eiden, Gerd (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-05-07)
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    This research addresses the use of dual-polarimetric descriptors for automatic large-scale ship detection and characterization from synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data. Ship detection is usually performed independently on ...
  • Sentinel-1 InSAR coherence for land cover mapping: a comparison of multiple feature-based classifiers 

    Jacob, Alex; Vicente-Guijalba, Fernando; López Martínez, Carlos; López Sánchez, Juan Manuel; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-22)
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    This article investigates and demonstrates the suitability of the Sentinel-1 interferometric coherence for land cover and vegetation mapping. In addition, this study analyzes the performance of this feature along with ...

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