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
*Fiscal YearNumber of Images AnalyzedPossible Oil Detected
2006-20071,04439
2007-20081,04944
2008-20091,21634
2009-20101,14823
2010-201197218

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