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Oude Nijhuis, A.C.P. (author)
Scanning radars are promising sensors for atmospheric remote sensing, giving potential to retrieve parameters that characterize the local air dynamics during rain. For the observation of air motion, radars are relying on the backscatter of particles, which can, for example, be raindrops or insects. To measure wind vectors and turbulence...
doctoral thesis 2019
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van Sark, Wilfried (author), Van der Velde, Henrik C. (author), Coelingh, Jan P. (author), Bierbooms, W.A.A.M. (author)
The use of the rotor equivalent wind speed for determination of power curves and annual energy production for wind turbines is advocated in the second edition of the IEC 61400-12-1 standard. This requires the measurements of wind speeds at different heights, for which remote sensing equipment is recommended in addition to meteorological masts...
journal article 2019
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Blatchford, Megan Leigh (author), Karimi, Poolad (author), Bastiaanssen, W.G.M. (author), Nouri, Hamideh (author)
Crop water productivity (CWP) has become a recognised indicator in assessing the state of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 6.4—to substantially increase water use efficiency. This indicator, while useful at a global scale, is not comprehensive at a local scale. To fill this gap, this research proposes a CWP framework, that takes advantage...
journal article 2018
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Chimot, J.J. (author)
The main objective of this thesis is to design a new aerosol layer height retrieval in order to improve the operational NO2 retrieval, both in the troposphere, from space-borne instruments for highly polluted events and under cloud-free conditions. This thesis focuses on the exploitation of the OMI satellite measurements acquired in the visible...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Fokker, Peter A. (author), van Leijen, F.J. (author), Orlic, Bogdan (author), van der Marel, H. (author), Hanssen, R.F. (author)
Ground surface dynamics is one of the processes influencing the future of the Wadden Sea area. Vertical land movement, both subsidence and heave, is a direct contributor to changes in the relative sea level. It is defined as the change of height of the Earth's surface with respect to a vertical datum. In the Netherlands, The Normaal...
journal article 2018
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Boers, Reinout (author), Knist, Christine (author), Russchenberg, H.W.J. (author), Werner, Frank (author), Wood, Robert (author), Zhang, Zhibo (author), Quaas, Johannes (author), More Authors (author)
, but it can be inferred from retrievals of cloud optical...
journal article 2018
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Radermacher, M. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
Operational nearshore current forecasts based on numerical model simulations are gaining popularity as a measure to increase the safety of swimmers. Applying remotely-sensed bathymetry in these model simulations is often proposed in order to cope with rapidly changing nearshore bathymetry. Errors in the remotely-sensed bathymetry may...
journal article 2018
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Reinoso Rondinel, R. (author), Unal, C.M.H. (author), Russchenberg, H.W.J. (author)
estimation requires a substantial amount of range smoothing as a result of the noisy characteristic of the measured...
journal article 2018
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Ding, J. (author)
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are important air pollutants and play a crucial role in climate change. NOx emissions are important for chemical transport models to simulate and forecast air quality. Up-to-date emission information also helps policymakers to mitigate air pollution. In this thesis, we have focused on providing better NOx emission estimates...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Pasetto, Damiano (author), Arenas-Castro, Salvador (author), Bustamante, Javier (author), Casagrandi, Renato (author), Chrysoulakis, Nektarios (author), Cord, Anna F. (author), Dittrich, Andreas (author), Domingo‐Marimon, Cristina (author), El Serafy, G.Y.H. (author), Karnieli, Arnon (author), Kordelas, Georgios A. (author), Manakos, Ioannis (author), Mari, Lorenzo (author), Monteiro, Antonio (author), Palazzi, Elisa (author), Poursanidis, Dimitris (author), Rinaldo, Andrea (author), Terzago, Silvia (author), Ziemba, A.M. (author), Ziv, Guy (author)
Spatiotemporal ecological modelling of terrestrial ecosystems relies on climatological and biophysical Earth observations. Due to their increasing availability, global coverage, frequent acquisition and high spatial resolution, satellite remote sensing (SRS) products are frequently integrated to in situ data in the development of ecosystem...
review 2018
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Pinto, M.J. (author), Barros, A.I. (author), Noomen, R. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Lamballais Tessensohn, T (author)
The operational use of satellite systems has been increasing due to technological advances and the reduced costs of satellites and their launching. As such it has become more relevant to determine how to better use these new capabilities which is reflected in an increase in application studies in this area. This work focuses on the problem of...
conference paper 2018
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Nijzink, R.C. (author), Almeida, S (author), Pechlivanidis, I. G. (author), Capell, R (author), Gustafssons, D. (author), Arheimer, B (author), Parajka, J (author), Freer, J (author), Han, D (author), Wagener, T (author), van Nooijen, R.R.P. (author), Savenije, Hubert (author), Hrachowitz, M. (author)
The calibration of hydrological models without streamflow observations is problematic, and the simultaneous, combined use of remotely sensed products for this purpose has not been exhaustively tested thus far. Our hypothesis is that the combined use of products can (1) reduce the parameter search space and (2) improve the representation of...
journal article 2018
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van Emmerik, T.H.M. (author)
Vegetation is a crucial part of the water and carbon cycle. Through photosynthesis carbon is assimilated for biomass production, and oxygen is released into the atmosphere. During this process, water is transpired through the stomata, and is redistributed in the plant. Transpired water is refilled by uptake of water from the root zone in the...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Shang, H. (author)
The observation of surface water bodies in all weather conditions and better knowledge about inundation patterns are important for water resource management and flood early warning. Microwave radiometers at 37 GHz were applied to observe and study the inundation pattern in large subtropical floodplains in China, i.e. the Poyang Lake and Dongting...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Bangira, T. (author), Alfieri, S.M. (author), Menenti, M. (author), van Niekerk, Adriaan (author), Vekerdy, Zoltán (author)
The Caprivi basin in Namibia has been affected by severe flooding in recent years resulting in deaths, displacements and destruction of infrastructure. The negative consequences of these floods have emphasized the need for timely, accurate and objective information about the extent and location of affected areas. Due to the high temporal...
journal article 2017
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Herrero Huerta, M. (author), Lagüela, S. (author), Alfieri, S.M. (author), Menenti, M. (author)
Remote sensing imagery to monitor global biophysical dynamics requires the availability of thermal infrared data at high temporal and spatial resolution because of the rapid development of crops during the growing season and the fragmentation of most agricultural landscapes. Conversely, no single sensor meets these combined requirements. Data...
conference paper 2017
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Marijnissen, R.J.C. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
The goal of the study is to map the changes of marsh extent and topography on both Sturgeon Bank and Westham Island between 1980 and now. The study will look for a correlation between the recession and the possible loss of sediment from the banks. If a sediment deficit is a (major) contributor of marsh recession within the...
report 2017
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Qin, Xiaoqiong (author), Liao, Mingsheng (author), Zhang, L (author), Yang, M. (author)
Thermal dilation is a vital component of deformation along the extensive railway network infrastructure. To monitor subtle deformation, the synthetic aperture radar interferometry (InSAR) technique has been adopted as a space-borne geodetic tool. However, InSAR applications in railway stability surveillance have been largely limited by the...
journal article 2017
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Wesselink, Dieuwertje S. (author), Malnes, Eirik (author), Eckerstorfer, Markus (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author)
Snow avalanches pose a threat to people and infrastructure in and around Svalbard’s main settlement Longyearbyen. Since January 2016, publically available regional avalanche warnings are issued daily for Nordenskiöld Land, the area around Longyearbyen. Avalanche warning services rely on information of when and where avalanches occur....
journal article 2017
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Pfitzenmaier, L. (author), Dufournet, Y. (author), Unal, C.M.H. (author), Russchenberg, H.W.J. (author)
The interaction of ice crystals with supercooled liquid droplets in mixed-phase clouds leads to an enhanced growth of ice particles. However, such processes are still not clearly understood although they are important processes for precipitation formation in midlatitudes. To better understand how ice particles grow within such clouds, changes...
journal article 2017
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