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  • Sweden: New UV technology detects oil spills

    Detecting an oil spill at sea can be difficult even in broad daylight. In darkness and under severe weather conditions, it can be an almost impossible task. A black patch of oil on dark water is very difficult to see, even when illuminated by a searchlight from a boat or helicopter. Over the years, oil companies, as well as the coast guard have tested a whole range of methods for detecting oil spills at night: IR radiation, radar, lasers and several types of night-vision systems. These methods are both expensive and complex, while consistently failing to provide a satisfactory solution.

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