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Aerial Surveillance Field Guide

A guide to aerial surveillance for oil spill operations

Aerial Surveillance Field Guide

This short field guide is intended to be used by anyone undertaking aerial surveillance and oil spill quantification.

Aerial surveillance can provide:

  • Confirmation and location of the oil spill.
  • Quantification of the volume of the oil on water.
  • The status of the source.
  • The degree of weathering of the oil spilt.
  • Information on the effectiveness of response strategies

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Is Aerial Surveillance part of your skill-set?

Gain the skills and knowledge to perform aerial surveillance missions during an oil spill response and produce outputs for planning purposes on our Aerial Surveillance training course.

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