MarineAware is developed to help detect and mitigate oil spills in the ocean, helping to safeguard marine life and coastlines. Combining a range of datasets – including weather data, tide, wind and satellite observation data – MarineAware models oil spills and their dispersion patterns to inform and optimise stakeholder responses. The dispersion model can also be applied in the reverse to help identify the source of a detected spill.

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MarineAware uses satellite imagery to identify and locate potential oil spills and the extent of the spillage. Dispersion modelling provides early warning where there is risk of an oil spill reaching land, enabling faster and more efficient responses. As well as detecting the oil spill, MarineAware allows for sophisticated modelling of scale and impact, making use of a range of data services including weather, bathymetry, tide and wave heights.

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Projects & Partners

Two of our most prominent projects have been the development of Marine Watch, in partnership with EASOS, and working with the Malaysian government to help tackle the country’s most pressing environmental issues.

“Working with Riskaware has been a pleasure. They bring together a very talented, knowledgeable, capable and professional team of individuals who are easy to work with and I have no doubt they will continue to go from strength to strength.“

Alastair Lees, Global Services Development Director
Satellite Applications Catapult

Wider Offering

For more details on our work and services in other domains, follow the links below.

  • BioAware
  • UrbanAware
  • CyberAware

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