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Results

Since the inception of the ISTOP program, detection of possible oil spill events are trending downwards, signalling that the program is serving as an effective deterrent to would-be polluters.

Number of possible oil spills per fiscal year
Footnote1Fiscal YearNumber of Images AnalyzedPossible Oil Detected
2006-20071,04439
2007-20081,04944
2008-20091,21634
2009-20101,14823
2010-201197218
2011-2012107622
2012-2013123916
2013-2014110412

Footnote

Footnote

Our fiscal year is from April 1 to March 31 the following year.

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