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Title: Robust optimisation of coastal environmental impact from oil spills using a flexible evolution agent and finding the optimal course of the damaged tanker
Authors: Gonzalez, B. 
Galván, B. 
Benítez, E.
Martín, I.
Ramos, J. P. 
Carmona, H.
Winter, G. 
UNESCO Clasification: 3308 Ingeniería y tecnología del medio ambiente
1206 Análisis numérico
Keywords: Decision-making on-line system
Environmental impact
Oil spill
Robust design optimization
Issue Date: 2006
Journal: WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 
Conference: 8th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Water Pollution, WATER POLLUTION 2006, WP06 
Abstract: We present a methodology that attempts to help spill decision responders select appropriate response options to minimize coastal environmental impacts when a tanker leaks oil into the sea. For example, which direction should the tanker head for - towards the open sea or a coastal area where the oil slick can be concentrated and picked up more easily? In this context, CEANI is developing a useful integrated decision-making on-line system for fast response in emergency situations named the Alermac System, incorporating the present methodology presented here. The main targets of the ALERMAC project are the validation of data processing and on-line transmission from buoys, and the validation of a friendly and robust control system together with integrated simulation and risk assessment tools for decision-making in the rapid response required in emergency situations so as to minimize the environmental and socio-economic impact of marine spills. In order to solve this optimization problem, we use Evolutionary Intelligent Agent-based software named Flexible Evolution Agent (FEA), in a context of robust design optimisation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/43580
ISBN: 978-1-84564-042-2
ISSN: 1746-448X
DOI: 10.2495/WP060271
Source: WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment [ISSN 1743-3541], v. 95, p. 263-272, (2006)
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