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.
- Also available in Photogrammetric Engineering, V37 N12, p 1243-1248, December 1971.
National Ocean Survey6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD USA 20852
- Smith, J T
- Publication Date: 1971
- Pagination: 8 p.
- TRT Terms: Detectors; Infrared detectors; Oil spill cleanup; Oil spills; Remote sensing
- Old TRIS Terms: Oil spill detection
- Subject Areas: Environment; Marine Transportation;
- 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