In this dataset, we used a multi-sensor day and night satellite approach to track the SANCHI oil tanker collision and oil spill event in January 2018 in the East China Sea. The drifted on fire oil tanker was tracked by Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Nightfire product and Day/Night Band (DNB) imagery. Such pathway and locations were also reproduced with a numerical model, with RMS error of < 15 km. MultiSpectral Instrument (MSI) optical imagery during daytime shows smokes on 13 January 2018, further confirms the drifted tanker location. MSI imagery after 4 days of the tanker’s sinking (18 January 2018) reveals oil on the ocean surface to the east and northeast of the tanker sinking location. This combination of all available remote sensing and modeling techniques can provide effective means to monitor marine accidents and oil spills to assist event response.
This dataset was used to track the SANCHI oil tanker collision and oil spill event in January 2018 in the East China Sea from a multi-sensor day and night satellite approach.
oil spill, SANCHI, VIIRS Nightfire, VIIRS Day/Night Band, remote sensing, Sentinel, MultiSpectral Instrument, MSI, HYCOM, Rayleigh-corrected reflectance, Rrc
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Sun, Shaojie, "Dataset for: Tracking an Oil Tanker Collision and Spilled Oils in the East China Sea Using Multisensor Day and Night Satellite Imagery" (2018). C-IMAGE data. 33.