IONSAT té com objectius la investigació, desenvolupament i prototipatge en el camp de la determinació ionosfèrica precisa (com contingut electrònic, ones ionosfèriques, signatures de fulguracions solars, centelleig i senyals relacionats amb sismes), meteorologia espacial, i navegació precisa, basat en sistemes de satèl·lits (com els de navegació global,-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo o Beidou-, i ampliacions com WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS o GAGAN, o altímetres com JASON2)

Investigación, desarrollo y prototipado en el campo de la determinación ionosférica precisa (contenido electrónico total, densidad de número de electrones libres, ondas ionosféricas, signaturas de fulguraciones solares, centelleo, señales relacionadas con seísmos, entre otros), meteorología espacial y navegación precisa, basado en sistemas de satélites (tales como los sistemas de satélites para la navegación global, -GPS, GLONASS, Galileo o Beidou-, sistemas de ampliación como WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS o GAGAN, o altímetros como TOPEX, JASON, JASON2, entre otros).

Research, development and prototyping in the field of precise ionospheric determination (such as the total electron content, electron density, ionospheric waves,solar flare signatures, scintillation, seismic-related signatures, among others), space weather and precise navigation, based on satellite systems (such as Global Navigation Satellite Systems, for example GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Beidou, augmentation systems such as WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS or GAGAN, or altimeters such as TOPEX, JASON, JASON2, among others).

Research, development and prototyping in the field of precise ionospheric determination (such as the total electron content, electron density, ionospheric waves,solar flare signatures, scintillation, seismic-related signatures, among others), space weather and precise navigation, based on satellite systems (such as Global Navigation Satellite Systems, for example GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Beidou, augmentation systems such as WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS or GAGAN, or altimeters such as TOPEX, JASON, JASON2, among others).

Recent Submissions

  • Systematic detection of anomalous ionospheric perturbations above LEOs from GNSS POD Data including possible tsunami signatures 

    Yang, Heng; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Jarmolowski, Wojciech; Wielgosz, Pawel; Vadas, Sharon L.; Colombo, Oscar L.; Monte Moreno, Enrique; García Rigo, Alberto; Graffigna, Victoria; Krypiak-Gregorczyk, Anna; Milanowska, Beata; Bofill Soliguer, Pablo; Olivares Pulido, Germán; Liu, Qi; Haagmans, Roger (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-06-13)
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    Open Access
    In this article, we show the capability of a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) precise orbit determination (POD) low Earth orbit (LEO) data to detect anomalous ionospheric disturbances in the spectral range of the ...
  • GPS and Galileo Wide Area RTK concepts 

    Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Garcia Rodriguez, Alberto (Institut de Geomàtica, 2005)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • Preliminary NeQuick assessment for future single frequency users of GALILEO 

    Aragón Ángel, María Ángeles; Orús Pérez, Raül; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume (2005)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The NeQuick model is the ionospheric mo del that will be used by the GALILEO single frequency user to compute ionospheric corrections. In this framework, the aim of this study is to show a preliminary assessment of the ...
  • Impact and synergies of GIM error estimates on the VTEC interpolation and single-frequency PPP at low latitude region 

    Jerez, Gabriel Olivera; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Goss, Andreas; Menezes da Silva, Crislaine; Alves, Daniele Barroca Marra; Monico, João Francisco Galera (2022-04-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The vertical total electron content (VTEC) is one of the key quantities to describe variations of the ionosphere and can be pro- vided to users to correct the ionospheric disturbances for GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite ...
  • Global monitoring of ionospheric weather by GIRO and GNSS data fusion 

    Galkin, Ivan; Fron, Adam; Reinisch, Bodo W.; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Krankowski, Andrzej; Nava, Bruno; Bilitza, Dieter; Kotulak, Kacper; Flisek, Pawel; Li, Zishen; Wang, Ningbo; Roma Dollase, David; García Rigo, Alberto; Batista, Inez (2022-02-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    Prompt and accurate imaging of the ionosphere is essential to space weather services, given a broad spectrum of applications that rely on ionospherically propagating radio signals. As the 3D spatial extent of the ionosphere ...
  • Comprehensive study on the tropospheric Wet Delay and horizontal gradients during a severe weather event 

    Graffigna, Victoria; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Azpilicueta, Francisco; Gende, Mauricio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-02-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    GNSS meteorology is today one of the most growing technologies to monitor severe weather events. In this paper, we present the usage of 160 GPS reference stations over the period of 14 days to monitor and track Hurricane ...
  • Method for forecasting ionospheric electron content fluctuations based on the optical flow algorithm 

    Monte Moreno, Enrique; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Yang, Heng; García Rigo, Alberto; Jin, Yaqi; Høeg, Per; Miloch, Wojciech J.; Wielgosz, Pawel; Jarmolowski, Wojciech; Paziewski, Jacek; Milanowska, Beata; Hoque, Mainul; Orús Pérez, Raul (2022-01-01)
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    Open Access
    We present the optical flow algorithm for forecasting the rate of total electron content index (OFROTI). It consists of a method for predicting maps of rapid fluctuations of ionospheric electron content in terms of global ...
  • Forecast of the global TEC by nearest neighbour technique 

    Monte Moreno, Enrique; Yang, Heng; Hernández Pajares, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-03-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    We propose a method for Global Ionospheric Maps of Total Electron Content forecasting using the Nearest Neighbour method. The assumption is that in a database of global ionosphere maps spanning more than two solar cycles, ...
  • Application of tomographic ionospheric corrections in WADGPS networks for real-time estimation of integrated water vapour 

    Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Colombo, Oscar L.; Van der Marel, Hans (Instituto de Navegacion de España, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In recent years several authors have developed strategies that estimate the Integrated Water Vapor (IWV), proportional to the Zenith Tropospheric Delay (ZTD), in near real time --i.e. with a delay of one hour or more--. ...
  • Long-baseline (> 400Km) on the fly ambiguity resolution using ionospheric corrections with high geomagnetic activity 

    Colombo, Oscar L.; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume (2001)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    A procedure for resolving carrier phase ambiguities, even under unfavorable geomagnetic conditions, has been tested. Precise ionospheric corrections have been made using dual-frequency data from control stations. Successful ...
  • Ionospheric storm scale index based on high time resolution UPC-IonSAT global ionospheric maps (IsUG) 

    Liu, Qi; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Lyu, Haixia; Nishioka, Michi; Yang, Heng; Monte Moreno, Enrique; Gulyaeva, Tamara L.; Beniguel, Yannick; Wilken, Volker; Olivares Pulido, Germán; Orús Pérez, Raul (2021-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    The ionospheric storms have adverse effects on the radio communications, satellite communications and also the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) application. A new Ionospheric storm Scale from Universitat Politècnica ...
  • The cooperative IGS RT-GIMs: a reliable estimation of the global ionospheric electron content distribution in real time 

    Liu, Qi; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Yang, Heng; Monte Moreno, Enrique; Roma Dollase, David; García Rigo, Alberto; Li, Zishen; Wang, Ningbo; Laurichesse, Denis; Zhao, Q.; Wübbena, Gerhard; Krankowski, Andrzej; Ghoddousi Fard, Reza; Blot, Alexis; Zhang, Qiang (2021-09-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    The Real-Time Working Group (RTWG) of the International GNSS Service (IGS) is dedicated to providing high-quality data and high-accuracy products for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning, navigation, ...

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