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Global Seeps

Provides access to the Global Seeps database.


Introduction

This block provides information about offshore oil slicks using satellite images captured over the ocean. The oil slicks are ranked based on the likelihood of being natural or man-made. The information is extracted from over 32 500 satellite images and the image archive collection is still expanding worldwide.

Technical Information

Compatible blocks

Compatible blocks
Count Objects
Export Data (Vector)

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is globally distributed and comprises 76 million square kilometers.

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Dataset Information

SpecificationsDescription
Data ProviderAirbus
Data Source32 500 high-resolution SAR images
Data AcquisitionSince 1984 (over 20 years of data)
File FormatGeoJSON
Coordinate SystemWGS84/EPSG 4326

Available Layers

LayerDescriptionGeometry type
Ships_RigsAll ships and rigs identified on a satellite scenePoint
Slick_PointsThe predicted oil slick source point – point feature classPoint
Slick_OutlinesThe outline of the oil slick on the satellite imageLineString
ScenesThe outline of each satellite scenePolygon

Limitations

The block does not support test queries or quicklooks.

How it works

Supported JSON parametersDefault valueMinMaxExamples
bbox/intersectsnulln.a.n.a.Please check the examples from the JSON parameters.
object_type["Scenes", "Ships_Rigs", "Slick_Points", "Slick_Outlines"]n.a.n.a."object_type": [ "Scenes", "Ships_Rigs", "Slick_Points", "Slick_Outlines" ]

Examples

Example based on a workflow created with the data block Global Seeps:

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Capabilities

Output

vector
custom
object_type${object_type}
up42_standard
formatGeoJSON
geometry_type
{
  "or": [
    "Polygon",
    "Linestring",
    "Point"
  ]
}
To know more please check the block capabilities specifications.

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