Articles | Volume 16, issue 8
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2009–2020, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-2009-2016

Special issue: Situational sea awareness technologies for maritime safety...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2009–2020, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-2009-2016

Research article 30 Aug 2016

Research article | 30 Aug 2016

Decision support system for emergency management of oil spill accidents in the Mediterranean Sea

Svitlana Liubartseva et al.

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An innovative fully operational 24/7 web-based decision support system, WITOIL (Where Is The Oil), has been developed to support oil pollution response. The system meets the real-time requirements in terms of performance and dynamic service delivery. Comprehensive computational resources and network bandwidth efficiently support the multi-user regime. The eight-language graphical user interface incorporates a great variety of user services, e.g., help and support, tooltips, and video tutorials.
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