SENSOR TEST OVERFLIGHT OF CHEVRON OIL SPILL

The NASA 927, Earth Resource Aircraft, at Coast Guard Request, flew over the Chevron oil spill on 16 March 1970, during the day and night. The aircraft was equipped with photographic, infrared, and radar type systems, which collected the data in the oil spill area. Ground truth data during these overflights was collected by Coast Guard personnel and a team of oceanographers from Louisiana State University. The initial data received from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center was restricted to photographic and 8 to 14 micrometer scanner data. The preliminary analysis of the test results obtained is limited to the above mentioned applicable sensors.

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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  • Publication Date: 1970-8

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019671
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Coast Guard
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 714104/A/005 Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1973 12:00AM