Aerial Observation of Oil

This paper informs about aerial reconnaissance as an essential element of effective response to marine oil spills. It is used for assessing the location and extent of oil contamination and verifying predictions of the movement and fate of oil slicks at sea. Aerial surveillance provides information facilitating deployment and control of operations at sea, the timely protection of sites along threatened coastlines and the preparation of resources for shoreline clean-up.

Provided by: The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Topic: Software Date Added: Jun 2001 Format: PDF

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