Research and analysis

Use of pattern recognition to identify the source of an oil spill on an inland water

The use of pattern recognition to match gas chromatogram traces of fuel oils to classify oil type with the possibility of obtaining a successful prosecution of the polluter was investigated.

Documents

Use of Pattern Recognition to Identify the Source of an Oil Spill on an Inland Water

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Use of Pattern Recognition to Identify the Source of an Oil Spill on and Inland Water

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Detail

This project develops techniques to match gas chromatogram traces of fuel oils, leading to an oil type classification and a successful prosecution of the polluter.