Recent Submissions

  • Visualization of spatial patterns and temporal trends for aerial surveillance of illegal oil discharges in western Canadian marine waters 

    Serra-Sogas, Norma, Patrick D. O’Hara, Rosaline Canessa, Peter Keller, et al. 2008. "Visualization of spatial patterns and temporal trends for aerial surveillance of illegal oil discharges in western Canadian marine waters." Marine pollution bulletin 56(5): 825-833.
    This paper examines the use of exploratory spatial analysis for identifying hotspots of shipping-based oil pollution in the Pacific Region of Canada’s Exclusive Economic Zone. It makes use of data collected from fiscal ...
  • Development and evaluation of an offshore oil and gas Emergency Response Focus Board 

    Taber, Michael J., John McCabe, Raymond M. Klein, and Ronald P. Pelot. 2013. "Development and evaluation of an offshore oil and gas Emergency Response Focus Board." International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 43(1): 40-51.
    Abstract: Introduction: The primary objective of this research was to explore the use of an interactive whiteboard as an Emergency Response Focus Board (ERFB) for offshore emergency response teams (ERT) during a training ...
  • Contrasting and comparing sustainable development indicator metrics 

    Wilson, Jeffrey, Peter Tyedmers, and Ronald Pelot. 2007. "Contrasting and comparing sustainable development indicator metrics." Ecological Indicators 7(2): 299-314.
    Abstract: Despite the fact that it has been well over a decade since Agenda 21 first called for sustainable development indicators, there is no consensus regarding the best approach to the design and use of SDI models. It ...
  • The Influence of Weather Conditions on the Relative Incident Rate of Fishing Vessels [electronic resource] 

    Wu, Yue, Casey Hilliard, and Ronald P. Pelot. 2009. "The Influence of Weather Conditions on the Relative Incident Rate of Fishing Vessels [electronic resource]." Risk analysis 29(7): 985-999.
    There is a long history of studying the relationship between weather and maritime activities. This article analyzes the link between relative incident rate (RIR) and general weather factors within certain gridded areas and ...
  • A site management system for shellfish aquaculture 

    Cyrus, J. P., and Ronald Pelot. 1998. "A site management system for shellfish aquaculture." Aquaculture Economics & Management 2(3): 101.
    Presents the development of a production management and planning system for shellfish aquaculture. Details on the design of a relational database system; Description of the application development process; Provision of ...
  • Comparison of Maximum Distance Metrics for Use in the Remote Sensing of Small Targets 

    Pegler, Kevin H., David J. Coleman, and Ronald P. Pelot. 2005. "Comparison of Maximum Distance Metrics for Use in the Remote Sensing of Small Targets." Journal of Surveying Engineering 131(2): 50-59.
    Various distance metrics for detecting small marine vessels are compared. The application driving the analysis is the development of a surveillance system for the Canadian Coast Guard. The aim is the development of a ...