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Remote sensing monitoring of thermal discharge in Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station based on HJ-1 infrared camera
Author(s): Li Zhu; Shoujing Yin; Chuanqing Wu; Wandong Ma; Haiqian Hou; Jing Xu
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the method of monitoring coastal areas affected by thermal discharge of nuclear plant by using remote sensing techniques was introduced. The proposed approach was demonstrated in Daya Bay nuclear plant based on HJ-B IRS data. A single channel water temperature inversion algorithm was detailed, considering the satellite zenith angle and water vapor. Moreover the reference background temperature was obtained using the average environmental temperature method. In the case study of Daya Bay nuclear plant, the spatial distribution of thermal pollution was analyzed by taking into account the influence of tidal, wind and so on. According to the findings of this study, the speed and direction of the ebb tide, is not conducive to the diffusion of thermal discharge of DNNP. The vertically thermal diffusion was limited by the shallow water depth near the outlet.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9261, Ocean Remote Sensing and Monitoring from Space, 92610V (21 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2069083
Show Author Affiliations
Li Zhu, Ministry of Environmental Protection (China)
Shoujing Yin, Ministry of Environmental Protection (China)
Chuanqing Wu, Ministry of Environmental Protection (China)
Wandong Ma, Ministry of Environmental Protection (China)
Haiqian Hou, Ministry of Environmental Protection (China)
Jing Xu, Ministry of Environmental Protection (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9261:
Ocean Remote Sensing and Monitoring from Space
Robert J. Frouin; Delu Pan; Hiroshi Murakami, Editor(s)

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