The monitoring of the seasonal and spatial variability of fishing grounds and support to the implementation of the international regulations (e.g. vessel monitoring) are the key elements of this application.
Pooled satellite data for maritime surveillance on the horizon
18 July 2011
Oceans cover much of our planet and they are difficult to keep under surveillance, with the trafficking of people, unlicensed fishing and piracy adding to the problem. Satellites, however, can help keep the seas safe.
Satellites monitor the entire planet and are an obvious component of an improved surveillance system.
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