Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 459–463 | Cite as

Methods for Optical Monitoring of Oil Pollution of Sea Water Basins Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  • O. A. BukinEmail author
  • D. Yu. ProschenkoEmail author
  • A. A. ChekhlenokEmail author
  • D. A. KorovetskiyEmail author


We present the results of devising new techniques and technical means for utilizing small-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in ecological monitoring of marine water basins in compliance with the MARPOL 73/78 international convention. The development of a hardware-software complex is described for the system of recognizing oil spills using elements of artificial intelligence. The laboratory experiments on identifying oil spills by laser induced fluorescence (LIF) methods are presented, as well as the methods of recording the spectrum of upward solar radiation.


ecological monitoring artificial intelligence machine learning laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy UAVs 



The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Admiral Nevelsky State Marine UniversityVladivostokRussia
  2. 2.Far Eastern UniversityVladivostokRussia

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