This dataset includes selected points and their sun glint strength values of image pairs which were used in determining the sun glint threshold required for remotely sensing oil films in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The satellite imagery used in the analyses were collected by Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Terra (MODIST), MODIS Aqua (MODISA), and Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instruments. The dataset includes original raw file lists of the imagery used and information about how they can accessed can be found in the Supplemental Information section of the metadata. Post processing MODIS Rayleigh corrected reflectance (Rrc) data, VIIRS radiance data and corresponding RGB true color images are provided. The datasetset corresponds to the following publication: Sun, S., and C. Hu (2016), Sun glint requirement for the remote detection of surface oil films, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 309–316, doi:10.1002/2015GL066884.
This dataset was used to quantify sun glint requirement of oil film detection for MODIS Aqua, MODIS Terra and VIIRS in Gulf of Mexico.
oil spill, optical remote sensing, sun glint
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Wang, Mengqiu, "Dataset for: Sun glint requirement for the remote detection of surface oil films" (2017). C-IMAGE data. 50.