Saturday, May 1, 2010

Oil Spill Tracking through Remote Sensing

Center for Southeaster Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing

Tracking the BP / USA oil spill through high resolution satellite imagery such as MODIS.

"Like in the recent Haiti disaster, we are collecting sophisticated satellite images from several global providers that we can provide to government entities that are directly involved in disaster relief efforts," said Dr. Hans Graber, executive director of CSTARS, and chair and professor of Applied Marine Physics at the University of Miami.

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