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Oil spill monitoring using MODIS data
Author(s): Ying Li; Yu Liu; Long Ma; Xijun Li
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Paper Abstract

Oil spills are seriously affecting the marine ecosystem. In order to implement an emergency in case of oil spills, it is necessary to monitor oil spill using remote sensing. Spectral measurements are undertaken for several oil types in 1998 and 1999. Based on the oil spectral characteristics, this study demonstrates how MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) can monitor oil spills in an oil spill event occurred near Dalian in North China Sea. The study shows that MODIS has possessed some hyperspectral characteristics, which improve the capability of oil spill monitoring.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6795, Second International Conference on Space Information Technology, 67955G (10 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.775219
Show Author Affiliations
Ying Li, Dalian Maritime Univ. (China)
Yu Liu, Dalian Maritime Univ. (China)
Long Ma, Dalian Maritime Univ. (China)
Xijun Li, Dalian Maritime Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6795:
Second International Conference on Space Information Technology

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