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

By Jens Wickert, O. Andersen, J. Bandeiras, L. Bertino, E. Cardellach, A. Camps, N. Catarino, Bertrand Chapron, G. Foti, C. Gommenginger, J. Hatton, P. Hoeg, A. Jaeggi, M. Kern, T. Lee, M. Martin-neira, H. Park, N. Pierdicca, J. Rosello, M. Semmling, C. K. Shum, C. Zuffada, F. Soulat, A. Sousa and J. Xi

Abstract

GEROS-ISS (GEROS hereafter) stands for GNSS REflectometry, Radio Occultation and Scatterometry onboard the International Space Station. It is a scientific experiment, proposed to the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2011 for installation aboard the ISS. The main focus of GEROS is the dedicated use of signals from the currently available Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) for remote sensing of the System Earth with focus to Climate Change characterisation. The GEROS mission idea and the current status are briefly reviewed

Topics: GNSS, Reflectometry, ISS, Sea Surface Height, Oceanography
Publisher: 'Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)'
Year: 2016
DOI identifier: 10.1109/IGARSS.2016.7730465
OAI identifier: oai:archimer.ifremer.fr:48799
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