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Innovative sea surface monitoring with GNSS-REflectometry aboard ISS: Overview and recent results from GEROS-ISS

Jens Wickert, O. Andersen, J. Bandeiras, L. Bertino, E. Cardellach, A. Camps, N. Catarino, B. Chapron, G. Foti, C. Gommenginger, J. Hatton, P. Hoeg (+13 others)
2016 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)  
In our contribution we review the background and the recent status of the GEROS-ISS mission and also overview recent results of GARCA and related scientific investigations © 2016 IEEE.  ...  MISSION GOALS GEROS-ISS is a new and innovative ISS experiment primarily focused on exploiting reflected signals of opportunity from the GNSS satellites at L-band to measure key parameters of ocean surfaces  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2016.7730465 dblp:conf/igarss/WickertABBCCCCF16 fatcat:scghngvbzvbiblqycgtboxpxau

GEROS-ISS: GNSS REflectometry, Radio Occultation, and Scatterometry Onboard the International Space Station

Jens Wickert, Estel Cardellach, Manuel Martin-Neira, Jorge Bandeiras, Laurent Bertino, Ole Baltazar Andersen, Adriano Camps, Nuno Catarino, Bertrand Chapron, Fran Fabra, Nicolas Floury, Giuseppe Foti (+19 others)
2016 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
GEROS-ISS stands for GNSS REflectometry, radio occultation, and scatterometry onboard the International Space Station (ISS).  ...  The main focus of GEROS-ISS is the dedicated use of signals from the currently available Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in L-band for remote sensing of the Earth with a focus to study climate  ...  collocated with the GEROS GNSS-R measurements and relevant for the analysis and correction of the reflectometry measurements for ocean surface height measurements obtained aboard ISS. 4) Application of  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2016.2614428 fatcat:7zfmpvdb2fhu3aj5wfcvwwghza

GNSS Transpolar Earth Reflectometry exploriNg System (G-TERN): Mission Concept

Estel Cardellach, Jens Wickert, Rens Baggen, Javier Benito, Adriano Camps, Nuno Catarino, Bertrand Chapron, Andreas Dielacher, Fran Fabra, Greg Flato, Heinrich Fragner, Carolina Gabarro (+24 others)
2018 IEEE Access  
The global navigation satellite system (GNSS) Transpolar Earth Reflectometry exploriNg system (G-TERN) was proposed in response to ESA's Earth Explorer 9 revised call by a team of 33 multi-disciplinary  ...  To contribute answering these questions, G-TERN will measure key parameters of the sea ice, the oceans, and the atmosphere with frequent and dense coverage over polar areas, becoming a "dynamic mapper"  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank SSTL for providing GNSS-R data acquired from the TDS-1 mission that have been used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2814072 fatcat:mkvkjscl7rc37fk4pjmkz4ucb4

Requirements for a Coastal Hazards Observing System

Jérôme Benveniste, Anny Cazenave, Stefano Vignudelli, Luciana Fenoglio-Marc, Rashmi Shah, Rafael Almar, Ole Andersen, Florence Birol, Pascal Bonnefond, Jérôme Bouffard, Francisco Calafat, Estel Cardellach (+26 others)
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
This issue is discussed in much detail in this paper, including the development of a global coastal sea-level and sea state climate record with mission consistent coastal processing and products dedicated  ...  However, recent progress in coastal altimetry data processing and multisensor data synergy, offers new perspective to measure sea level change very close to the coast.  ...  Part of the work that was carried out by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology personnel in this manuscript was under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00348 fatcat:bfcvgljvpfeenjsqw2ztjfsl3i

Derivation and analysis of hydrological parameters from ground-based GNSS stations [article]

Tzvetan Simeonov Simeonov, Technische Universität Berlin, Jens Wickert
2021
The single antenna ground-based GNSS Reflectometry (GNSS-R) method is used to estimate the soil moisture Volumetric Water Content (VWC) and snow height in GNSS stations in Germany and on a global scale  ...  scales and to analyse both short-term case studies and long-term climatological monitoring.  ...  These GNSS studies were started from my bachelor studies with Dr. Guergana Guerova back in 2011. We did together my BSc thesis, then my MSc thesis, established the SUADA database in Sofia University.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-11448 fatcat:7n7dvacpxbcthjjahe7uxiieda

Preparation of the satellite receiving station at Ny-Ålesund for upcoming satellite missions by means of new made-to-measure antenna operation software

C. Falck
2018
The upcoming US-German GRACE-Follow On satellite mission with on-board GNSS-RO and gravity measurements and subsequent "near real-time" respectively low latency processing chains raised the demand to integrate  ...  Disappointing experiences with antenna operation programs of third parties, e.g., from shortcomings of functions, flexibility and support, indicated that the effort for an in-house development would pay  ...  In addition ESA had plans to install an altimetric GNSS-R experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS), called "GNSS rEflectometry, Radio Occultation and Scatterometry on board the ISS" (GEROS-ISS  ... 
doi:10.2312/gfz.b103-17113 fatcat:jr45wkoqubglbfjeu64crdoliq

Preparation of the satellite receiving station at Ny-Ålesund for upcoming satellite missions by means of new made-to-measure antenna operation software

Carsten Falck, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Frank Flechtner
2018
The upcoming US-German GRACE-Follow On satellite mission with on board GNSS-RO and gravity measurements and subsequent "near real-time" respectively low latency processing chains raised the demand to integrate  ...  Disappointing experiences with antenna operation programs of third parties, e.g., from shortcomings of functions, flexibility and support, indicated that the effort for an in-house development would pay  ...  In addition ESA had plans to install an altimetric GNSS-R experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS), called "GNSS rEflectometry, Radio Occultation and Scatterometry on board the ISS" (GEROS-ISS  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-6698 fatcat:r32ltahi5fhdbls3r322hgia6m