This API has information about selected oil spills (and other incidents) where NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) provided scientific support for the incident response.

Limitation: Query time interval must be less than one minute. This will allow 1440 queries per day.

Resource URL

https://api.idemc.org/noaa_incident/v1/

Parameters

ParameterDescriptionOptionalDefault
api_key Authentication API key

Example

POST https://api.idemc.org/noaa_incident/v1/

Request

  {
    "api_key" : "xxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
}  

Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:01:35 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/noaa_incident/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - NOAA Enviroment Incident Report",
        "status": 200,
        "message": "Data has been published",
        "api": "1.0.3",
        "count": 139,
        "auth": 1
    },
    "features": [
        {
            "id": 164,
            "type": "Feature",
            "geometry": {
                "type": "Point",
                "coordinates": [
                    -83.94726667,
                    46.02907222
                ]
            },
            "properties": {
                "main_category": "Environment Pollution",
                "sub_category": "chemical",
                "main_category_code": "EN",
                "sub_category_code": "CHE",
                "event_date": "2020-06-13T15:20:02+00:00",
                "area_code": "05",
                "area_name": "North America",
                "country_code": "5014",
                "country_name": "United States/Hawaii",
                "administration_area": "Michigan",
                "location": "5 km NW of the De Tour Village",
                "report_title": "T/B PML-2501, 19823 E Pierre Row, De Tour Village, MI 49725, USA",
                "report_details": "On 11 June 2020 the barge PML-2501 under tow by the tug ANGLIAN LADY and carrying crude coal tar grounded near Sweets Point in area of Sault Sainte Marie, MI.  The barge's ballast tank was holed, but no product released."
            }
        }
    }  

Error Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:15:54 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/noaa_incident/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Tsunami report",
        "status": 600,
        "message": "Wrong, missing or expired api key",
        "api": "1.0.3",
        "count": 0
    }
}  

Resource Information

Rate Limited True
Response Format GeoJSON
Authentication 1