• Runoff, nutrients, sediment and salt yields in an irrigated watershed in southern Navarre (Spain) 

      Merchán Elena, Daniel Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Valle de Lersundi, Jokin del; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Giménez, Rafael; Preciado, Beatriz; Lafarga, Alberto (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The environmental impact of irrigated agriculture on water quality was assessed in Landazuria watershed (Navarre, northeast Spain), a 479.5 ha watershed with 53% of irrigated agricultural land. In the framework of a long-term ...
    • Residual stresses with time-independent cyclic plasticity in finite element analysis of welded joints 

      Lostado Lorza, Rubén; Corral Bobadilla, Marina; Martínez Calvo, María Ángeles; Villanueva Roldán, Pedro Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Due to the intense concentration of heat in a reduced area when Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is used to join mechanical components, the regions near the weld bead are subjected to severe thermal cycles. Firstly, the region ...
    • Automatic detection of uprooted orchards based on orthophoto texture analysis 

      Ciriza Labiano, Raquel; Sola Torralba, Ion Upna; Albizua, Lourdes; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; González Audicana, María Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Permanent crops, such as olive groves, vineyards and fruit trees, are important in European agriculture because of their spatial and economic relevance. Agricultural geographical databases (AGDBs) are commonly used by ...
    • Evaluation of TOPLATS on three Mediterranean catchments 

      Loizu Maeztu, Javier Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Goñi Garatea, Mikel Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Physically based hydrological models are complex tools that provide a complete description of the different processes occurring on a catchment. The TOPMODEL-based Land-Atmosphere Transfer Scheme (TOPLATS) simulates water ...
    • Evaluation of surface roughness parameters in agricultural soils with different tillage conditions using a laser profile meter 

      Martínez de Aguirre Escobar, Alejandro Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Surface roughness crucially affects the hydrological and erosive behaviours of soils. In agricultural areas surface roughness is directly related to tillage, whose action strongly affects the key physical properties of ...
    • Multi-criteria evaluation of topographic correction methods 

      Sola Torralba, Ion Upna; González Audicana, María Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In the last decades, several topographic correction methods (TOC) have been proposed, but there is not an agreement on the best method. Furthermore, different evaluation criteria have been used in the past, and there is ...
    • On the added value of quad-pol data in a multi-temporal crop classification framework based on RADARSAT-2 imagery 

      Larrañaga, Arantzazu Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Polarimetric SAR images are a rich data source for crop mapping. However, quad-pol sensors have some limitations due to their complexity, increased data rate, and reduced coverage and revisit time. The main objective of ...
    • The added value of stratified topographic correction of multispectral images 

      Sola Torralba, Ion Upna; González Audicana, María Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Satellite images in mountainous areas are strongly affected by topography. Different studies demonstrated that the results of semi-empirical topographic correction algorithms improved when a stratification of land covers ...
    • Effects of spatial sampling interval on roughness parameters and microwave backscatter over agricultural soil surfaces 

      Barber, Matías Ernesto; Grings, Francisco Matías; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Piscitelli, Marcela; Perna, Pablo Alejandro; Karszenbaum, Haydee (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The spatial sampling interval, as related to the ability to digitize a soil profile with a certain number of features per unit length, depends on the profiling technique itself. From a variety of profiling techniques, ...
    • Project management in development cooperation. Non-governmental organizations 

      Montes Guerra, Maricela I.; Romero de Miguel, Aida; Pérez Ezcurdia, Amaya Upna; Gimena Ramos, Faustino Upna; Díez Silva, H. Mauricio (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Este artículo analiza la adopción de prácticas propias de la gestión de proyectos en las ONG destinadas a la cooperación para el desarrollo, así como su influencia en la ejecución y el impacto de la aplicación de metodologías, ...
    • Validation of a simplified model to generate multispectral synthetic images 

      Sola Torralba, Ion Upna; González Audicana, María Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (MDPI, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A new procedure to assess the quality of topographic correction (TOC) algorithms applied to remote sensing imagery was previously proposed by the authors. This procedure was based on a model that simulated synthetic scenes, ...
    • Combined spatial and temporal effects of environmental controls on long-term monthly NDVI in the Southern Africa savanna 

      Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Muñoz Carpena, Rafael; Southworth, Jane; Zhu, Likai; Waylen, Peter; Bunting, Erin (MDPI, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Deconstructing the drivers of large-scale vegetation change is critical to predicting and managing projected climate and land use changes that will affect regional vegetation cover in degraded or threated ecosystems. We ...
    • Effective roughness modelling as a tool for soil moisture retrieval from C-and L-band SAR 

      Lievens, Hans; Verhoest, Niko E. C.; Keyser, E. de; Vernieuwe, Hilde; Matgen, P.; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Baets, Bernard de (Copernicus Publications, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Soil moisture retrieval from Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) using state-of-the-art backscatter models is not fully operational at present, mainly due to difficulties involved in the parameterisation of soil surface ...
    • Evaluation of mechanical tomato harvesting using wireless sensors 

      Arazuri Garín, Silvia Upna; Arana Navarro, Ignacio Upna; Jarén Ceballos, Carmen Upna (MDPI, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The harvesting of processing tomatoes is fully mechanised and it is well known that during harvest, fruits are subjected to mechanical stress causing physical injuries, including skin punctures, pulp and cell rupture. Some ...
    • Evaluation of risk factors in fatal accidents in agriculture 

      Arana Navarro, Ignacio Upna; Mangado, Jesús Upna; Arnal Atarés, Pedro Upna; Arazuri Garín, Silvia Upna; Alfaro López, José Ramón Upna; Jarén Ceballos, Carmen Upna (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      En el ámbito agrario se producen anualmente muchos accidentes mortales, no siendo todos ellos registrados oficialmente como accidentes laborales. El objetivo de esta investigación es comparar los datos reales y oficiales ...
    • Clasificación de cultivos en la zona media de Navarra mediante imágenes radar polarimétricas 

      Larrañaga, Arantzazu Upna; Albizua, Lourdes; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Navarra lleva años empleando la técnica de clasificación supervisada de imágenes multiespectrales de satélite para la realización de la estadística agraria. La cubierta nubosa, muy habitual en esta zona, limita e incluso ...
    • Error in radar-derived soil moisture due to roughness parameterization: an analysis based on synthetical surface profiles 

      Lievens, Hans; Vernieuwe, Hilde; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Baets, Bernard de; Verhoest, Niko E. C. (MDPI, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the past decades, many studies on soil moisture retrieval from SAR demonstrated a poor correlation between the top layer soil moisture content and observed backscatter coefficients, which mainly has been attributed ...
    • Influence of surface roughness spatial variability and temporal dynamics on the retrieval of soil moisture from SAR observations 

      Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Verhoest, Niko E. C.; Larrañaga, Arantzazu Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; González Audicana, María Upna (MDPI, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Radar-based surface soil moisture retrieval has been subject of intense research during the last decades. However, several difficulties hamper the operational estimation of soil moisture based on currently available ...
    • On the soil roughness parameterization problem in soil moisture retrieval of bare surfaces from synthetic aperture radar 

      Verhoest, Niko E. C.; Lievens, Hans; Wagner, Wolfgang; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Moran, M. Susan; Mattia, Francesco (MDPI, 2008)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Synthetic Aperture Radar has shown its large potential for retrieving soil moisture maps at regional scales. However, since the backscattered signal is determined by several surface characteristics, the retrieval of soil ...
    • Bean moisture diffusivity and drying kinetics: a comparison of the liquid diffusion model when taking into account and neglecting grain shrinkage 

      Resende, O.; Correa, P. C.; Jarén Ceballos, Carmen Upna; Moure Gil, José Upna (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2007)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      El objetivo de este trabajo fue ajustar el modelo de difusión líquida para predecir las pérdidas de volumen de grano en el secado de judía (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Se recolectaron granos de judía con una humedad del 0,92 ...