CV Neus Sabater

Title Postdoctoral researcher
Contact neus.sabater@fmi.fi
Postal address
Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1 FI-00560 HELSINKI
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Fields of expertise

Atmospheric correction, solar induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence

Projects

2017 – 2019 | FLEX L1B to L2 Algorithm Development study

University and other degrees

  • 2018| Ph.D. in Remote Sensing (International Mention), University of Valencia, Spain

  • 2013| MSc in Remote Sensing, University of Valencia, Spain

  • 2010| Degree in Physics, University of Valencia, Spain

Previous professional appointments

Other professional activities

List of publications

Jan 2019 |    Diurnal and Seasonal Solar Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescenceand Photosynthesis in a Boreal Scots Pine Canopy. Remote Sensing, 11(3), 273. Nichol, C. J., Drolet, G., Porcar-Castell, A., Wade, T., Sabater, N., Middleton, E. M., ... & Atherton, J. [Link]

Sep 2018 |    Compensation of oxygen transmittance effects for proximal sensingretrieval of canopy-leaving sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence. Remote Sensing. V10, 1551, pp 1-28, DOI 10.3390/rs1010155. MDPI. Neus Sabater, Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst, Elizabeth M. Middleton, Albert-Porcar Castell and José Moreno.[Link]

Sep 2018 |    Gradient-based automatic Look-Up Table generator for radiative transfer models. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. vPP, pp1-9, DOI 10.1109/TGRS.2018.2864517. IEEE. Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Luca Martino, Neus Sabater, Jochem Verrelst, Gustau Camps-Valls. [Link]

 Jan 2018 |    Improving the analysis of high amplitude internal waves in the Strait of Gibraltar using hyperspectral and high spatial resolution images. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. v204, pp 1-13, DOI 10.1016/j.ecss.2018.02.009. ELSEVIER. Gabriel Navarro, Jorge Vicent, Jesús Gómez-Enri, Isabel Caballero, Edward P. Morris, Neus Sabater, Marina Bolado-Penagos, Juan Jesús Gómiz, Miguel Bruno and Águeda Vázquez.

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Dec 2017 |    Design of a generic 3D Scene Generator for passive optical missionsand its implementation for ESA's FLEX/Sentinel-3 tandem mission. IEEE Transactions on geoscience and remote sensing. v56, pp 1290-1307, DOI 10.1109/TGRS.2017.2754221. IEEE. Carolina Tenjo, Juan Pablo Rivera, Neus Sabater, Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno. [Link]

Jun 2017 |     Impact of atmospheric inversion effects on solar-induced chlorophyllfluorescence: exploitation of the apparent reflectance as a quality indicator. Remote Sensing. v9, 622, DOI 10.3390/rs9060622. MDPI. Neus Sabater, Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Sergio Cogliati, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno.

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Jun 2017 |    Assessment of approximations in aerosol optical properties andvertical distribution into FLEX atmospherically-corrected surface reflectance and retrieved sun-induced fluorescence. Remote Sensing. v9, 675, DOI 10.3390/rs9070675. MDPI.  Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Jochem Verrelst, Luis Alonso and José Moreno. [Link]

Jun 2016 |    Emulation of leaf, canopy and atmosphere radiative transfer modelsfor fast and accurate global sensitivity analysis. Remote Sensing. v8, 673, DOI 10.3390/ rs8080673. MDPI. Jochem Verrelst, Neus Sabater, Juan Pablo Rivera, Jordi Muñoz-Marí, Jorge Vicent, Gustau Camps-Valls, and José Moreno.  [Link]

Nov 2015 |     FLEX End-to-End Mission Performance Simulator.IEEE Transactions on geoscience and remote sensing. v54, pp 4215 – 4223, DOI 10.1109/ TGRS.2016.2538300. IEEE. Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo, Juan Ramon Azcarreta, Juan P. Rivera, Pedro Jurado, Raffaella Franco, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno. [Link]

Jul 2015 |    Evaluating the predictive power of sun-induced chlorophyllfluorescence to estimate net photosynthesis of vegetation canopies: a SCOPE modelling study. Remote Sensing of Environment. v176, pp 139 – 151, DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2016.01.018. ELSEVIER. Jochem Verrelst, Christian Van der Tol, Federico Magnani, Neus Sabater, Juan Pablo Rivera and José Moreno.[Link]

Mar 2015 |    Retrieval of sun-induced fluorescence by advanced spectral fittingMethods. Remote Sensing of Environment. v169, pp 344 – 357, DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2015.08.022. ELSEVIER. Sergio Cogliati, Wouter Verhoef, Stefan Kraft, Neus Sabater, Luis Alonso, Jorge Vicent, Jose Moreno, Matthias Drusch and Roberto Colombo.  [Link]

Past-scientific-projects

▪ | 2017 – 2019 | FLEX L2 end-to-end simulator development and mission performance assessment | ESA ESTEC contract 3-14610/16/NL/MP

▪ | 2014 – 2017 | I+D: Generación de productos avanzados de nivel 2 para la mission Ingenio/Seosat (Level 2 Generation of advanced products for the Ingenio/Seosa mission) | Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness ESP2013-48458-C4-1-P |

▪ | 2014 – 2015 | FLEX-bridge study | ESA ESTEC contract RFP IPL-PEO/FF/lf/14.687 |

▪ | 2013 – 2015 | FLEX End-to-end mission performance simulator | ESA ESTEC contract 4000108364/13/NL/BJ |

▪ | 2014 – 2015 | Hyplan processing experiment - Hyper| ESA ESTEC contract IPL-PSO/FF/vb/14.267 |

▪ | 2014 – 2015 | FLEX- Performance analysis and requirements consolidation study (PARCS) | ESA RFQ 3-13397/11/NL/CBi |

Personal research funding and grants

09/05/2018 – 09/05/2019 | Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities grant (FPI) –Postdoctoral phase – Reference: BES-2014-069362

▪ 16/05/2015 – 08/05/2018 | Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities grant (FPI) –Doctoral phase – Reference: BES-2014-069362

Awards and honours

Extraordinary master's award given for the academic performance record (9.64/10) obtained during the Remote Sensing Master's course of the University of Valencia. 2014.

▪ Honours in Remote Sensing, Faculty of Physics, University of Valencia. 2010. 

▪ Honours in Radiant Systems, Faculty of Physics, University of Valencia. 2010.

Other key scientific or academic merits

▪ 2015. Contribution to the FLEX Mission Selection Report of ESA [Chapter 6].

Conferences and workshops

  • July 2018 | The FLEX End-To-End simulator: from concept phase (A/B1) to ground segment and operations (C/D) International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Valencia (Spain). Jorge Vicent, Rosario Ruiloba, Antonio Ruiz-Verdú, Gwenaël Matot, Neus Sabater, Béatrice Berthelot, Federico Magnani, Sergio Cogliati, José Moreno, Raffaella Franco, Matthias Drusch, Christine Fernandez-Martin [ Oral ]

  • July 2018 | Statistical Learning for End-To-End simulations International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Valencia (Spain). Jorge Vicent, Jochem Verrelst, Juan Pablo Rivera-Caicedo, Neus Sabater, Jordi Muñoz-Marí, Gustau Camps-Valls, José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • July 2018 | Red and far-red fluorescence emission retrieval from airborne high-resolution spectra collected by the HYPLANT-FLUO sensor International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Valencia (Spain). Sergio Cogliati, Roberto Colombo, Marco Celesti, Giulia Tagliabue, Uwe Rascher, Anke Schickling, Patrick Rademske, Luis Alonso, Neus Sabater , Dirk Schuettemeyer, Matthias Drusch. [Oral]

  • July 2018 | FLEX/S3 Tandem mission performance assessment: Evolution of the End-To-End simulator FLEX-E International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Valencia (Spain). Carolina Tenjo, Antonio Ruiz-Verdú, Neus Sabater, Jorge Vicent, Juan Pablo Rivera-Caicedo, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst, Raffaella Franco, Ana María Sanchez, Sofia Freitas, José Moreno [ Poster ]

  • July 2018 | Atmospheric and instrumental effects on the fluorescence remote sensing retrieval International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Valencia (Spain). Luis Alonso, Neus Sabater, Jorge Vicent, Laura Mihai, José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • July 2017 | Oxygen transmittance correction for solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence measured on proximal sensing: Application to the NASA-GSFC FUSION tower International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Texas (USA). Neus Sabater, Elizabeth M. Middleton, Zbynek Malenovsky , Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst, Karl F. Huemmrich, Petya K. Entcheva-Campbell, W.P. Kustas, Jorge Vicent, Shari Van Wittenberghe and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • April 2017 | Multi-angular and diurnal modelling of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence in structurally explicit three-dimensional plant canopies using DART 10th EARSeL SIG Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop. Zurich. (Switzerland). Zbynek Malenovsky ; Jean-Philippe Gastellu-Etchegorry; Nicolas Lauret ; Tiangang Yin; Jordan Guilleux, ; Eric Chavanon; Verhoef Wout; Christiaan van der Tol; Neus Sabater; Elizabeth M. Middleton; Petya K. Entcheva-Campbell; Karl F. Huemmrich; Bruce D. Cook; Douglas C. Morton [ Oral]

  • April 2017 | Emulation of Radiative Transfer Models: New Opportunities for Spectroscopy Data Processing. 10th EARSeL SIG Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop. Zurich (Switzerland). Verrelst, Jochem; Neus Sabater; Juan Pablo Rivera; Jordi Muñoz-Marí; Jorge Vicent; Gustau Camps-Valls; Jose Moreno [ Oral]

  • January 2017 | Atmospheric Effects on Fluorescence Retrieval at Different Scales: Proximal Sensing, Airborne and Satellite Remote sensing of fluorescence. photosynthesis and vegetation status. Rome (Italy) Neus Sabater__; Jorge Vicent; Sergio Cogliati; Luis Alonso; Jochem Verrelst and Jose Moreno [ Oral]

  • January 2017 | Impact of Aerosol Optical Properties and Aerosol Vertical Distribution into FLEX Top-of-Atmosphere Radiances and their Compensation with Parametric Approximations. Remote sensing of fluorescence. photosynthesis and vegetation status. Rome (Italy) Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and Jose Moreno [ Oral ]

  • January 2017 | Impact of Instrument Characterization in the Retrieval of SIF: HyPlant Case Study Remote sensing of fluorescence. photosynthesis and vegetation status. Rome (Italy) Luis Alonso, Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Sergio Cogliati, Francisco Pinto, Patrick Rademske, Uwe Rascher, Stefan Kraft and Jose Moreno [ Oral ]

  • January 2017 | Updates on Fluorescence Retrieval Algorithm Based on Spectral Fitting Approach and Results on High-Resolution Radiance Observations Remote sensing of fluorescence. photosynthesis and vegetation status. Rome (Italy). Sergio Cogliati, Wouter Verhoef, Neus Sabater, Luis Alonso, Jose Moreno, Uwe Rascher, Elizabeth M. Middleton, Gina Mohammed, Matthias Drusch, et al. [ Oral ]

  • January 2017 | Bidirectional Transfer of Leaf Fluorescence: Influence of Species and Leaf Stacking. Remote sensing of fluorescence. photosynthesis and vegetation status. Rome (Italy). Shari Van Wittenberghe, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst, Neus Sabater, Jolien Verhelst and Jose Moreno [ Poster ]

  • January 2017 | Oxygen Transmittance Correction for Canopy Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Measured on Proximal Sensing Remote sensing of fluorescence. photosynthesis and vegetation status. Rome (Italy). Neus Sabater, Elizabeth Middleton, Luis Alonso, Zbynek Malenovsky, Fred Huemmrich, Jorge Vicent, Jochem Verrelst, Shari Van Wittenberghe, Petya Campbell and Jose Moreno. [ Poster ]

  • June 2016 | The FLuorescence EXplorer (FLEX) space mission. 6th Annual HyspIRI Data Product Symposium and Aquatic Forum. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Greenbelt. (USA). Neus Sabater, Jose Moreno, Elizabeth Middleton on behalf of the FLEX team. [ Oral ]

  • Febrary 2016 | Atmospheric correction for fluorescence estimation from space sensors. OPTIMISE WORKSHOP. Dubrovnik. (Croatia). Neus Sabater and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • August 2015 | Propagation of spectral characterization errors of imaging spectrometers at Level-1 and its correction within a Level-2 recalibration scheme. SPIE Optics and Photonics (SPIE). San Diego. (USA). Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Neus Sabater, Christophe Miesch, Stefan Kraft and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • August 2015 | Design of a satellite end-to-end mission performance simulator for imaging spectrometers and its application to ESA's FLEX/Sentinel-3 tandem mission. SPIE Optics and Photonics (SPIE). San Diego. (USA). Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo, Juan Ramón, Maria Manzano, Juan Pablo Rivera, Pedro Jurado, Raffaella Franco, Luis Alonso and José Moreno. [ Oral ]

  • July 2015 | HICO L1 and L2 data processing: radiometric recalibration, atmospheric correction and retrieval of water quality parameters. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Milan. (Italy). Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo, Antonio Ruiz-Verdu, Jesus Delegido, Ramon Peña and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • July 2015 | A sun-induced vegetation fluorescence retrieval method from top of atmosphere radiance for the FLEX/Sentinel-3 tandem mission. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS).Milan. (Italy). Neus Sabater__, Luis Alonso, Sergio Cogliati, Jorge Vicent, Carolina Tenjo, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • June 2015 | Synergies between Sentinel-3 and FLEX for Fluorescence and Water Quality Retrieval in Inland and Coastal Waters ESA's Sentinel-3 workshop. Lido, Venice. (Italy). Antonio Ruiz-Verdú, Carolina Tenjo, Jesús Delegido, Luis Alonso, Neus Sabater, Jochem Verrelst, Jorge Vicent, Juan Pablo Rivera, Ramón Peña and José Moreno [ Poster ]

  • June 2015 | Design of FLEX/Sentinel-3 Mission Simulator and its Reusability to Future Convoy and Tandem Mission Concepts ESA's Sentinel-3 workshop. Lido, Venice. (Italy). Carolina Tenjo, Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Juan Pablo Rivera, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno [ Poster ]

  • April 2015 | Hyperspectral synthetic scene simulator for the assessment of fluorescence retrieval with ESAs FLEX/Sentinel-3 tandem mission (EARSeL).Luxembourg. (LUXEMBOURG). Carolina Tenjo, Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Juan Pablo Rivera, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • June 2014 | A fluroescence retrieval method for the FLEX/Sentinel-3 tandem mission Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing (WHISPERS).Laussane. (Switzerland). Neus Sabater , Sergio Cogliati, Luis Alonso, Jorge Vicent and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • June 2014 | Synthetic scene simulator for hyperspectral spaceborne passive optical sensors. Application to ESA's FLEX/SENTINEL-3 tandem mission Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing (WHISPERS).Laussane. (Switzerland). Juan Pablo Rivera, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo, Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • June 2014 | HICO Level-2 data processing toolbox for the atmospheric correction and the retrieval of water quality parameters Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing (WHISPERS).Laussane. (Switzerland). Jorge Vicent, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo, Antonio Ruiz-Verdu, Jesus Delegido, Ramon Peña and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • April 2014 | An atmospheric correction algorithm for FLEX/Sentinel-3 tandem mission 5th ESA Fluorescence workshop. Paris (France). Neus Sabater__, Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno [ Oral]

  • April 2014 | ESA's FLEX End-to-End Mission Performance Simulator. Architecture design, current status and preliminary results. 5th ESA Fluorescence workshop. Paris (France). Jorge Vicent, Juan Ramon Acarreta, Luis Alonso, Raffaella Franco, Maria Manzano, Juan Pablo Rivera, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • April 2014 | The scientific modules of FLEX End-To-End simulator: The scene generator and the level-2 retrieval modules .5th ESA Fluorescence workshop. Paris (France). S. Cogliati, M. Rossini, T. Julietta, C. Panigada, A. Schickling, F. Pinto, L. Alonso, J. Vicent., N. Sabater and R. Colombo. [ Oral ]

  • April 2014 | Retrieval of sun induced fluorescence using advanced spectral fitting methods from Radiative Transfer simulations and HyPlant imagery. 5th ESA Fluorescence workshop. Paris (France). Neus Sabater , Juan Pablo Rivera , Carolina Tenjo, Jorge Vicent, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst and José Moreno [ Oral ]

  • June 2013 | Vulnerabilidad de la vegetación a la sequía en España XV Congreso de la Asociación Española de Teledetección. Torrejón de Ardoz (Spain). Javier García-Haro, Manuel Campos, Neus Sabater, Fernand Belda, Álvaro Moreno, Maria Amparo Gilabert, Beatriz Martínez and Joaquín Meliá. [ Oral ]

  • 2013 | FLEX end-to-end mission performance simulator architecture design using a generic reference architecture for EO missions. ESA- Living Planet Symposium. Edinburgh (United Kingdom). Jorge Vicent, Umberto del Bello, Mathias Drusch, Raffaella Franco, Stefan Kraft, Juan Ramón Acarreta, Luis Alonso, María Manzano, José Moreno, Juan Pablo Rivera, Neus Sabater, Carolina Tenjo and Jochem Verrelst. [ Oral ]