Welcome to NL-RIA


The NetherLands knowledge network on Radar Instruments and Applications (acronym NL-RIA) allies scientific and knowledge institutes, companies and governmental agencies to strengthen the international position of The Netherlands in the field of small spaceborne microwave remote sensing instruments, missions and applications.
The network is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) under a program executed by the Netherlands Space Office (NSO).
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Currently 19 institutions participate in NL-RIA. See the list of network partners and their expertises.

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NL-RIA performs low TRL-level research to accomplish its goals. Results of all activities are available to the contributing members through the resources base. The members aim at successful acquisition of projects to raise the TRL-level and strive for capable instruments and missions.
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NL-RIA altimeter presentation at ESA ARSI-KEO 2019 workshop 11-13 Nov 2019

TU Delft attended with several persons the ARSI-KEO workshop at ESTEC, Noordwijk, officially named the 6th edition of the Advanced RF Sensors and Remote Sensing Instruments workshop, together with the 4th Ka-band for Earth Observation workshop. A poster presentation was prepared by Yuanhao Li, entitled “Alticubes: a Ka-Band Cubesat Altimeter …