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Determining the oil weighting factor of oil-water emulsion based on the fractional Weierstrass scattering model

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doi: 10.1007/s11430-013-4806-z
Authors:Li Yang; Tao Ran; Sheng Xinqing
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Beijing Institute of Technology, School of Information and Electronics, Beijing, China
Volume Title:Science China. Earth Sciences
Source:Science China. Earth Sciences, 57(8), p.1780-1789. Publisher: Springer, co-published with Science in China Press, Beijing, China. ISSN: 1674-7313
Publication Date:2014
Note:In English. 18 refs.
Summary:The formation of oil-water emulsion often occurs when oil is spilled into the ocean. Oil weighting factor of oil-water emulsion is one of the most important parameters for emergent oil-spill microwave monitoring. A new method is proposed here to evaluate the oil weighting factor based on fractional Weierstrass scattering model. By using the proposed method, we analyze the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) L-band fully polarimetric data acquired during 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster event in the Gulf of Mexico. The result shows that our method performs well in evaluating oil weighting factor of oil-covered area. Copyright 2014 Science China Press and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subjects:Data acquisition; Data processing; Deep-sea environment; Geologic hazards; Marine environment; Microwave methods; Monitoring; Natural hazards; Oil spills; Oil-water interface; Pollution; Remote sensing; SAR; Atlantic Ocean; Gulf of Mexico; North Atlantic; Weierstrass scattering model
Coordinates:N180000 N300400 W0803000 W0980000
Record ID:767735-7
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