Numerical Picture Treatment of Remote Sensing Imaging Systems for the Evaluation of Oil Spills

  • M. Brussieux
  • L. Loubersac
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 10)


Following large ocean oil spills the clean-up coordinators urgently require certain basic information about the surface area of the slick, and if possible the areas of the thin and thick films, and an estimate of the amount of oil in the slick particularly in the thick area so as to be able to map the slick and its characteristics.


Emissivity Coefficient Scanning Radiometer Microwave Scanning Radiometer Thick Area Observe Temperature Difference 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Brussieux
    • 1
  • L. Loubersac
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Océanologique de BretagneBrest CedexFrance

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