An oil spill soils Mauritius lagoon

Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 29 July 2020 from 01:37:54 to 01:38:19 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 01 August 2020 at 06:24:51 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 06 August 2020 at 06:24:49 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 11 August 2020 at 06:24:51 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): Emergency, disaster, marine environment, coastal, water colour, pollution, oil spill, oil slick, ship, marine trafic, security, coral reef, lagoon, Mauritius
Fig. 1 - S1 (29.07.2020) - A bulk carrier, the MV Wakashio, ran aground on a coral reef S-E of Mauritius on 25 July 2020.
Fig. 2 - S2 (06.08.2020) - A Japanese ship, it was sporting a Panamaian flag of convenience.
"The spill has set back two decades of work to restore wildlife and plants in the lagoon." - Source: AP/Mauritian Wildlife Foundation: Nik Cole
Fig. 3 - S2 (11.08.2020) - As of 10 August, an estimated 1000 tons of oil had spilled from the ship.
Fig. 4 - S2 (11.08.2020) - The oil spill reaching the coast of Mauritius.
Fig. 5 - S2 (11.08.2020) - The oil path becomes more apparent after some processing.
Fig. 6 - S1 (16.08.2020) - Oil flowing from MV Wakashio after it broke in two parts.