Bonus Projects

GEOILWATCH - Geopositional early warning system integration for disaster prevention in the Baltic Sea.

About Geoilwatch

Geoilwatch is geopositional early warning system for marine oil spill recognition in the Baltic Sea .

The main aim of the Geoilwatch project is to develop an improved and innovative observation data management system, with accompanying tools and methodologies for marine information needs on oil spills in the Baltic Sea region.

The main objectives of the GEOILWATCH project are:

1. To provide a reliable information for the monitoring of oil spills pollution and shipping from the different sources

2. To connect through a single transmission network data coming from various sensors and sources (“data fusion”)

3. To analyse and process such data

4. To assess the existing information and to develop the single data interface for Seatrack Web oil spill monitoring platform

The GEOILWATCH consortium consists of:

Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) - Estonia (coordinating partner)

Marine Systems Institute (MSI) - Estonia

Ventspils University College (VUC) – Latvia

Latvian Coast Guard Service - Latvia

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) - Sweden

Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) - Finland

Flydog Solutions LLC (Flydog) - Estonia

GEOILWATCH is coordinated by Heidi Pihlak.


First Kick off meeting in Tallinn 22nd of May 2014

The Geoilwatch project first Kick-off Meeting was held on the 22nd of May 2014 at the premises of TUT Innovation and Business Centre  Mektory.

Geoilwatch Kick -off 22.05. 14