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Using fine spatial resolution (~7.6m) hyperspectral AVIRIS data collected over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we statistically estimated slick lengths, widths and length/width ratios to characterize oil slick morphology for different thickness classes. For all AVIRIS-detected oil slicks (N=52,100 continuous features) binned into four(More)
Particle size is an important factor for determining the concentration of suspended particle matter (SPM) in water using optical remotely sensed data. We collected reflectance spectra of five SPM samples with different particle sizes in a controlled laboratory experiment using a spectroradiometer. The theoretical relationship between particle size(More)
Estimating Chlorophyll-a concentration from the inland turbid water has been an important research issue for preserving and managing the ecological issues related to the lives of both flora and fauna. Hyperspectral remote sensing is being exploited to retrieve the true estimation of phytoplankton from all platforms like satellite, airborne sensors and(More)
The Ixtoc-I oil spill occurred in 1979 in shallow waters (50 m) of the Bay of Campeche, Mexico. Although it is known that a large portion of the released oil from this second largest accidental marine oil spill in history reached the surface, to date there has been no attempt to document the surface footprint and trajectory of the released oil. Our study(More)
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