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The development of an oilspill tracking technique

Author: A Ages; Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay.; Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Publisher: Sidney, B.C. : Fisheries and Oceans, 1982.
Series: Canadian technical report of hydrography and ocean sciences, no. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This report discusses a method to track oil spills by aerial reconnaissance during periods of poor visibility. The system consists of a radio tracking buoy which can be parachuted on the spill and followed from an aircraft. The design and subsequent testing of a variety of buoys and parachutes are described in detail.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Ages; Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay.; Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
OCLC Number: 15952048
Language Note: Includes abstract in French.
Notes: Includes abstract in French.
Issued by Institute of Ocean Sciences.
Description: vi, 29 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Canadian technical report of hydrography and ocean sciences, no. 8.
Responsibility: by A. Ages.

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This report discusses a method to track oil spills by aerial reconnaissance during periods of poor visibility. The system consists of a radio tracking buoy which can be parachuted on the spill and followed from an aircraft. The design and subsequent testing of a variety of buoys and parachutes are described in detail.

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