Minimize South Korea, December 2007

South Korea, 10 December 2007 (From AFP) - South Korea's worst ever oil spill spread along a pristine coastal region Monday as the government came under fire amid charges it acted too slowly to limit the disaster. Almost 9,000 troops, police and volunteers armed with shovels and buckets struggled to clean up the huge slick.

Event Timeline
11 December 2007
ASAR Wide Swath image
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Technical Information
Product: ASA_WSM_1P
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR)
Instrument features: Wide Swath Mode, Image Mode Precision (resolution: 150 m)
Date of Acquisition: 11 December 2007
Orbit number: 30217
Event Timeline
Magnified view of oil spill
ASAR Wide Swath image
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