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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

Satellite Imagery and Illegal Oil Spills in Europe and in the Mediterranean

The aim of the course was to bring together national responsible (notably from Mediterranean countries) and experts of satellite remote sensing and detection of marine pollution. The workshop intended to:

  • enable the sharing of operational and juridical experience through real case studies,

  • prepare a progress report of recent projects concerning new tools for marine pollution detection, including satellite remote sensing,

  • realize a synthesis of improvement transposable at operational level.

Summary Report