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|Title:||Oil Spill Detection based on SAR and Metocean/Contextual Data Fusion|
|Authors:||VESPE MICHELE; POSADA SANCHEZ MONICA; FERRARO DI SILVI E CASTIGLIONE Guido; BULGARELLI Barbara; VAN WIMERSMA GREIDANUS Herman; DJAVIDNIA Samuel|
|Citation:||33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Sustaining the Millennium Development Goals - ISBN 978-0-932913-13-5 vol. I, II p. 862 - 865|
|Publisher:||International Center for Remote Sensing of Environment (ICRSE)|
|JRC Publication N°:||JRC51304|
|Type:||Contributions to Conferences|
|Abstract:||In this paper, an associative mapping data fusion approach to operational oil spill detection is investigated focusing on the combination of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery derived data, and ancillary information such as metocean and contextual data. The ancillary data related to the investigated area are processed together with the features of the detected dark objects extracted from the SAR image using Artificial Neural Networks, ultimately leading to the estimation of a reliability index of the oil spill detection. The detection reliability measure can be thought of as the likelihood of the object being an oil spill given the SAR, context and metocean available information.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen|
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