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Distributed sensing devices for monitoring marine environment

lau, Kim and Kim, Jung and Diamond, Dermot and Regan, Fiona (2011) Distributed sensing devices for monitoring marine environment. In: Oceans 11, 6th-9th June, Santander, Spain.

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The lack of affordable, self-sustaining platforms for monitoring marine water quality means that measurements are done primarily through grab sampling at a limited number of locations and time, followed by analysis back at a centralised facility. This has resulted in huge gaps in our knowledge of water quality. This project aims to develop platforms capable of remote sampling and analysis over extended periods of time. This would provide the building blocks for establishing an 'environmental nervous system' comprised of many distributed sensing devices that share their data in near real-time on the web. The envisaged 'environmental nervous system’ allows marine environment to be closely monitored, enabling the early detection of pollution events to minimise the danger to people and contamination of distribution systems.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Water; quality; marine; monitoring; environmental
Subjects:Physical Sciences > Environmental chemistry
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR)
Official URL:http://www.oceans11ieeesantander.org/
Copyright Information:© 2011 IEEE Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16383
Deposited On:17 Jun 2011 11:19 by Kim lau. Last Modified 17 Jun 2011 11:19

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