OIL SLICK REMOTE SENSING

A spill from a sunken tanker was located off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, using Buffalo photographic aircraft, which was equipped with two aerial cameras and a thermal-IR scanner. The spill was detected about 80 miles from the reported position of the sinking of the stern section. The report describes the process used in locating the spill.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available in Photogrammetric Engineering, V37 N12, p 1243-1248, December 1971.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Ocean Survey

    6001 Executive Boulevard
    Rockville, MD  USA  20852
  • Authors:
    • Smith, J T
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00041273
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NOAA-72051623
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 23 1973 12:00AM