Fast Detection of Oil Spills and Ships Using SAR Images
AbstractIn this paper, we show the capabilities of a new maritime control system based on the processing of COSMO-SkyMed Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images. This system aims at fast detection of ships that may be responsible for illegal oil dumping. In particular, a novel detection algorithm based on the joint use of the significance parameter, wavelet correlator and a two-dimensional Constant False Alarm Rate (2D-CFAR) is designed. Results show the effectiveness of such algorithms, which can be used by the maritime authorities to have a faster although still reliable response. The proposed algorithm, together with the short revisit time of the COSMO-SkyMed constellation, can help with tracking the scenario evolution from one acquisition to the next. View Full-Text
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Lupidi, A.; Staglianò, D.; Martorella, M.; Berizzi, F. Fast Detection of Oil Spills and Ships Using SAR Images. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 230.
Lupidi A, Staglianò D, Martorella M, Berizzi F. Fast Detection of Oil Spills and Ships Using SAR Images. Remote Sensing. 2017; 9(3):230.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lupidi, Alberto; Staglianò, Daniele; Martorella, Marco; Berizzi, Fabrizio. 2017. "Fast Detection of Oil Spills and Ships Using SAR Images." Remote Sens. 9, no. 3: 230.
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