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Thermal infrared remote sensing of crude oil slicks

John W. Salisbury, Dana M. D'Aria, Floyd F. Sabins
1993 Remote Sensing of Environment  
This article presents new thermal infrared spectra of oil slicks made from five different crude oil samples with a wide range of API gravities and compositions.  ...  Thus, thermal infrared multispectral remote sensing appears to offer a simple and reliable technique for aircraft or satellite detection of oil slicks.  ...  in relatively simple multispectral thermal infrared detection of oil slicks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0034-4257(93)90044-x fatcat:sgzlwj4ifzbpro3chmg26bk34m

Thermal-Infrared Spectral and Angular Characterization of Crude Oil and Seawater Emissivities for Oil Slick Identification

Raquel Niclos, Carolina Dona, Enric Valor, Mar Bisquert
2014 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Emissivity differences between the seawater and oil slick were +0.035 and +0.046 for nadir and forward views respectively, in agreement with the experimental data.  ...  The increase of seawater-crude emissivity difference with angle gives significant differences for off-nadir observation angles, showing a new chance of crude oil slick identification from satellite TIR  ...  In both the Thermal-Infrared (TIR) and microwave regions, crude oil and seawater have different emissivity values [1] , [3] - [4] , [9] - [10] resulting in a contrast that can be used for oil slicks  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2013.2288517 fatcat:bsd2phwfmregjchmrsmfyuztva

The multi-angle view of MISR detects oil slicks under sun glitter conditions

Guillem Chust, Yolanda Sagarminaga
2007 Remote Sensing of Environment  
We tested the use of the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) for detecting oil spills in the Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, that were caused by a series of accidents between December 2002 and March  ...  Analysis of the multi-angle MISR red band indicates that oil spills appear with greater contrast in those view angles affected by sun glitter as a result of local changes in surface roughness caused by  ...  We also thank the four anonymous reviewers and to the Professor Michael Collins (University of Southampton) for their useful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2006.09.024 fatcat:biicj7acq5hnpdzxp7cr3odhza

Thermal Infrared Spectral Characteristics of Bunker Fuel Oil to Determine Oil-Film Thickness and API

Gang Guo, Bingxin Liu, Chengyu Liu
2020 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
Due to the stable differences in the surface emissivity and temperature of oil and water, the oil film can be detected using thermal infrared.  ...  The AVHRR-4 band and band 12 and 13 of the ASTER could be used to separate oils from water and have potential to distinguish different oil types.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse8020135 fatcat:6465vnz3gzcqjcx42bq6h67pqq

Solar-assisted fast cleanup of heavy oil spills using a photothermal sponge

Jian Chang, Yusuf Shi, Mengchun Wu, Renyuan Li, Le Shi, Yong Jin, Weihua Qing, Chuyang Tang, Peng Wang
2018 Journal of Materials Chemistry A  
Photothermal material-assisted solar-driven heavy oil removal is promising for highly viscous oil-spill cleanup.  ...  sponges were placed on the surface of a heavy oil layer, which floated on top of water body. The sponge was exposed under one sun illumination.  ...  In conducting oil absorbability test, the unmodified PU sponge and CNT/PDMS-PU-4 sponges were placed on the surface of a heavy oil layer, which floated on top of water body, as shown in Figure S8a.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c8ta00779a fatcat:7va5buuhknd2zithy5ue6fxcxe

Automatic Mexico Gulf Oil Spill Detection from Radarsat-2 SAR Satellite Data Using Genetic Algorithm

Maged Marghany
2016 Acta Geophysica  
In the absence of sun glint, the contrast between oil slick and background depends on their different spectral characteristics.  ...  As a result, oil spill that floats on top of the water, in addition to decreasing fauna populations, affects the food chain in the ecosystem (Alpers 2002 , Brekke and Solberg 2005 , Xu et al. 2014 .  ... 
doi:10.1515/acgeo-2016-0047 fatcat:grvkhwieeva6baj4u5ldv5xxqq

Air Pollution and Sea Pollution Seen from Space

Camille Viatte, Cathy Clerbaux, Christophe Maes, Pierre Daniel, René Garello, Sarah Safieddine, Fabrice Ardhuin
2020 Surveys in geophysics  
This paper describes the state of the art of what is known about air pollution and focuses on specific aspects of marine pollution, which all benefit from the improved knowledge of the small-scale eddy  ...  Examples of recent findings are shown, based on the global observing system (both remote and in situ) with standardized protocols for monitoring emerging environmental threats at the global scale.  ...  To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creat iveco mmons .org/licen ses/by/4.0/.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10712-020-09599-0 fatcat:t4tcm3x3svh6fj6nylk3d7iwh4

Sunlight Induced Rapid Oil Absorption and Passive Room-Temperature Release: An Effective Solution toward Heavy Oil Spill Cleanup

Mengchun Wu, Yusuf Shi, Jian Chang, Renyuan Li, Chisiang Ong, Peng Wang
2018 Advanced Materials Interfaces  
One of the efficient methods to absorb highly viscous oils is to reduce their viscosity by increasing their temperature.  ...  Due to the photo-thermal effect of PPy, the sponges locally heat up contacting heavy oil under sunlight and reduce its viscosity to a point where the oil voluntarily flow into the pores of the sponge.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) center competitive fund (CCF) awarded to Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC).  ... 
doi:10.1002/admi.201800412 fatcat:gaplitd6kjgk5kr2hzygrzeqzy

Illuminating the Capabilities of the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Day/Night Band

Steven Miller, William Straka, Stephen Mills, Christopher Elvidge, Thomas Lee, Jeremy Solbrig, Andi Walther, Andrew Heidinger, Stephanie Weiss
2013 Remote Sensing  
At night, these same optical-spectrum sensors have traditionally been limited to thermal infrared emission, which contains relatively poor information content for many OPEN ACCESS Remote Sens. 2013, 5  ...  , offers the first quantitative measurements of nocturnal visible and near-infrared light.  ...  Surfactants such as bio-slick films (and oil slicks) suppress capillary waves in the sea surface microlayer (i.e., the top ~1 mm of ocean surface; [32] ).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs5126717 fatcat:3q2bvqq4inairmxgale2kcu67a

Improving the RST-OIL Algorithm for Oil Spill Detection under Severe Sun Glint Conditions

Valeria Satriano, Emanuele Ciancia, Teodosio Lacava, Nicola Pergola, Valerio Tramutoli
2019 Remote Sensing  
the oil presence on the scene with good accuracy and reliability, even in these severe conditions.  ...  The accuracy of the achieved results was evaluated for comparison with a well-established satellite methodology based on microwave data, which confirms the potential of the proposed approach in identifying  ...  In detail, ⊗ R0.8 reaches values of up to 50 in the oil affected area, likely as a consequence of the higher NIR signal absorption by water, which emphasizes contrast between reflecting bodies (e.g., oil  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11232762 fatcat:cul2eurzhbfrlh67w4h25rps5q

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing : Practice Book. Part II [article]

Svitlana Babiichuk, Tetyana Kuchma, Liliia Iurkiv, Оlha Tomchenko
2022 Zenodo  
It is packed with hands-on tasks aimed to introduce students to the opportunities of the Quantum GIS open-source software in different research, including climatic, hydrological, forestry, agricultural  ...  This Practice Book may be used by teaching methodology experts and heads of sections at the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, teachers, and students of schools, lyceums, gymnasiums in their education  ...  after one ton of oil enters the water, a 10 mm thick slick forms on its surface.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6539256 fatcat:a6uot7nxujftbne25x7shhmyee

A generalized split-window algorithm for retrieving land-surface temperature from space

Zhengming Wan, J. Dozier
1996 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Simulations show that when atmospheric water vapor increases and viewing angle is larger than 45", it is necessary to optimize the split-window method by separating the ranges of the atmospheric water  ...  We obtain these coefficients from regression analysis of radiative transfer simulations, and we analyze sensitivity and error over wide ranges of surface temperature and emissivity and atmospheric water  ...  In the thermal infrared region, this top layer is a few millimeters thick.  ... 
doi:10.1109/36.508406 fatcat:bgim6qm3vzgdhaecrdt537y4gq

Remote Sensing Applications [chapter]

2013 Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing  
As most thermal detectors have a temperature sensitivity of the order of 0.1 0 C, this difference between oil slick and surrounding water can easily be measured.  ...  The presence of an oil film on a water surface leads to a lower emissivity.  ...  Less strictly, a very broad, flat-topped, usually isolated hill or mountain of moderate height bounded on at least one side by a steep cliff or slope and representing an erosion remnant.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118687963.part3 fatcat:zah35wqspncqnmsvt44e62hz54

OIL SPILL COUNTERMEASURES FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA

W. J. Logan
1975 International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings  
between oil -covered and oil -free water .  ...  Surface oils and water have differi ng natural emi ssivities (i.e. 0.993 for water and 0.972 for oil) whi ch account for their differing thermal signatures .  ... 
doi:10.7901/2169-3358-1975-1-265 fatcat:o2c7qfqrijecbasxo7nta5qjcu

The United States' Next Generation of Atmospheric Composition and Coastal Ecosystem Measurements: NASA's Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE) Mission

J. Fishman, L. T. Iraci, J. Al-Saadi, K. Chance, F. Chavez, M. Chin, P. Coble, C. Davis, P. M. DiGiacomo, D. Edwards, A. Eldering, J. Goes (+20 others)
2012 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Events (GEO-CAPE) mission measuring tropospheric trace gases and aerosols and coastal ocean phytoplankton, water quality, and biogeochemistry from geostationary orbit was one of 17 recommended missions  ...  Satellites in geostationary orbit provide continuous observations within their field of view, a revolutionary advance for both atmosphere and ocean science disciplines. The NRC placed GEO-CAPE  ...  The image shows the oil slick and the surrounding clouds. (c) MODIS image on 29 Apr 2010 (1655 UTC) shows the oil slicks in positive contrast.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-11-00201.1 fatcat:ebreyyjl5vedtk7geck6xep7fq
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