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dc.contributor.authorRedondo Apraiz, José Manuel
dc.contributor.authorMatulka, Annia
dc.contributor.authorPlatónov, Alexéi Konstantínovich
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Física Aplicada
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-02T17:38:28Z
dc.date.available2011-06-02T17:38:28Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/12697
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents a statistical analysis of the oil spill detection in European coastal waters, as well as a methodological description on how to distinguish by means of multi-fractal analysis oil spills and biological tensioacive activity in the ocean surface. We discuss different satellite detected oil spills and their distribution in size. The detectability of the oil by SAR derives from the decrease in roughness of the ocean surface at small wavelengths and depends strongly on the wind speed as well as other varying environmental conditions. In particular, we concentrate on the use of scaling approaches to discriminate between antropogenyc oil spills and natural slicks, also named as look-alikes SAR detections.
dc.format.extent14 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherAtenea. Campus digital UPC
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Física
dc.subject.lcshSynthetic aperture radar
dc.titleOil spill detection and prediction in the NW Mediterranean Sea, multifractal methods for space based SAR analysis
dc.typeConference report
dc.subject.lemacRadar d'obertura sintètica
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. DF - Dinàmica No Lineal de Fluids
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
drac.iddocument5775920
dc.description.versionPreprint


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