Name: Scott Miller
Designation: Miros Sales Manager Offshore Operations
Speaker Profile: Specialising in technical sales, Scott Miller joined the Miros team in 2013. Primarily taking the reins of Miros’ global leadership in oil spill detection, Scott’s work also focused on the delivery of metocean insights to the offshore vessel market. As offshore operations became an increasingly central theme in Scott’s work, his ownership of the market quickly followed. From construction and cabling support to operation and maintenance activities and everything in between, Scott enables operational efficiencies, costs savings, and informed decisions through access to accurate, real-time ocean data.
Company Profile:Miros is a technology company that specialises in measuring the ocean surface. The company provides sensors and systems for environmental monitoring to the global offshore and maritime industry. Miros’ portfolio of dry sensors provides accurate, real-time data for weather sensitive operations offshore, as well as offering input to asset integrity systems and coastal monitoring. The primary applications of Miros’ sensors include wave and current monitoring and oil spill detection. Miros has been a trusted provider of reliable ocean surface measurements to some of the world’s largest ship owners, operators and oil companies for more than 35 years.
Session:Technical session 1: Oil spill preparedness & response
Topic:Spill Technology - Real-Time Evaluation of Oil Spill Thickness Using Radar, Optical and Infrared Sensors
Abstract (not more than 150 Words):
Real-Time Evaluation of Oil Spill Thickness Using Radar, Optical and Infrared Sensors
The ability to detect oil spills reliably, as well as to carry out fast and effective recovery operations, is the onus of any extraction company working in the field. Unfortunately, detecting and tracking oil spills is no easy task.
The range of tools and techniques associated with cutting-edge technological solutions, however, can streamline this process, equipping operators with the greatest level of preparedness against the worst-case scenario.
Employing a combination of radar, optical and infrared sensors, operators are empowered to not only track a spill, but also to pinpoint where it is at its thickest, and therefore where recovery efforts should be mobilised.
Real-time evaluation of oil spill thickness using the combination of radar, optical and infrared sensors is achieved thanks to the exploitation of some of oil's natural properties.
The first of these properties is that when oil and water are at the same temperature, oi