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  • Introducing the Atmospheric Thermodynamics LidAr in Space – ATLAS 

    Di Girolamo, Paolo; Behrendt, Andreas; Wulfmeyer, Volker; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Keckhut, Philippe; Hauchecorne, Alain; Richard, Evelyne; Marenco, Franco; Vaughan, Geraint; Rotach, Mathias; Potthast, Roland; Geer, Alan; Demoz, Belay B.; Santanello, Joseph; Whiteman, David N.; Turner, David Dave (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2018)
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    Our understanding of the distribution of heat and water in the atmosphere still shows critical gaps on all temporal and spatial scales. This is mainly due to a lack of accurate measurements of water vapor ...
  • Small footprint evaluation of metal coatings for additive manufacturing 

    Krkotic, Patrick; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Rutile resonators have been used in the past to characterize high-temperature superconductors. In this work we describe a novel use of this type of resonator: the characterization of surface resistance in metal coatings ...
  • Insar atmospheric delays compensation: case study in Tenerife island 

    Hu, Zhongbo; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Centolanza, Giuseppe; Duro, Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Differential Interferometry SAR (DInSAR) is an advanced technique to retrieve ground deformation in the geoscience community. Atmospheric Phase Screen (APS) is one of the largest challenges limiting the application of ...
  • Landslide monitoring with staring-spotlight data: Canillo case study 

    Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Hu, Zhongbo; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Gili Ripoll, José Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    One of the main applications of SAR interferometry is the monitoring of hazard risks related with urban subsidence and landslide instabilities. The different sensors available offer different carrier frequencies, image ...
  • New methodology for the Faraday rotation angle retrieval in the SMOS field of view 

    Rubino, Roselena; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; González Gambau, Verónica; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    In this work, a new methodology to estimate the Faraday Rotation Angle (FRA) from SMOS full-pol brightness temperature is presented. This approach is focused on retrieving the Vertical Total Electron Content (VTEC) and ...
  • A direct method to estimate atmospheric phase delay for insar with global atmospheric models 

    Hu, Zhongbo; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Differential Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (DInSAR) has proved its unprecedented advantages of monitoring ground deformation on large scale with centimeter to millimeter precision in the last two decades. However, ...
  • First forecasts of airborne platanus and pinus pollen in Catalonia, NE Spain: use of a ground-based LiDar to estimate the model score 

    Sicard, Michaël; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Izquierdo Miguel, Rebeca; Alarcón Jordán, Marta; Belmonte Soler, Jordina; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; De Linares, Concepción; Baldasano Recio, José María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Pollen allergenicity plays an important role on human health and wellness. It is thus of large public interest to increase our knowledge of pollen grain behavior in the atmosphere (source, emission, processes involved ...
  • A 1-D radiative transfer study of mineral dust during CHARMEX/ADRIMED 2013 campaign 

    Granados Muñoz, María José; Sicard, Michaël; Román Díez, Roberto; Benavent Oltra, Pablo; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Brogniez, G.; Denjean, Cyrielle; Alados-Arboledas, L; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    A 1-D radiative transfer study is presented based on the measurements performed at Granada during a dust event within the framework of the ChArMEx/ADRIMED (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment/Aerosol Direct Radiative ...
  • SMOS instrument performance after more than 8 years in orbit and lessons learnt for future L-band missions 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Oliva Balagué, Roger; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Kainulainen, Juha; Closa Soteras, Josep; Zurita Campos, Alberto Manuel; Cabot, François; Khazaal, Ali; Anterrieu, E.; Barbosa, José; Tenerelli, Joseph; Díez, Raúl; Turiel, Antonio; González Gambau, Verónica (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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  • Assessing hypertemporal SENTINEL-1 COHERENCE maps for LAND COVER monitoring 

    Vicente Guijalba, F.; Duro, Javier; Notarnicola, Claudia; Jacob, Alexander; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; López Martínez, Carlos; Pottier, Eric; López Sánchez, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents the main concepts and the initial analysis of the ESA SEOM project SInCohMap “EXPLOITATION OF SENTINEL-1 INTERFEROMETRIC COHERENCE FOR LAND COVER AND VEGETATION MAPPING”. The project evaluates the ...
  • Sensitivity to soil moisture of spaceborne GNSS-R observables 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Hyuk, Park; Portal González, Gerard; Rossato, Luciana (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    The potential of GNSS-R techniques to estimate land surface parameters such as Soil Moisture (SM) is experimentally studied using 2014-2017 global data from the UK TechDemoSat-1 (TDS-1) mission. The approach is based on ...
  • Antena Bi-banda con conformación de dos haces simultáneos para sistemas GNSS-R 

    Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 2018)
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    Global Navigation Satellite Systems – Reflectometry (GNSS-R) is a relatively new remote sensing technique that benefits from GNSS signals as signals of opportunity as a bistatic radar. These signals can be processed as ...

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