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Distributed chemical sensor networks for environmental sensing

Collins, Fiachra and Orpen, Dylan and Maher, Damien and Cleary, John and Fay, Cormac and Diamond, Dermot (2011) Distributed chemical sensor networks for environmental sensing. In: Sensor Devices 2011 - The Second International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications, 21-27 Aug, 2011 , Nice/Saint Laurent du Var, France. ISBN 978-1-61208-145-8

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Abstract

Society is increasingly accustomed to instant access to real-time information, due to the ubiquitous use of the internet and web-based access tools. Intelligent search engines enable huge data repositories to be searched, and highly relevant information returned in real time. These repositories increasingly include environmental information related to the environment, such as distributed air and water quality. However, while this information at present is typically historical, for example, through agency reports, there is increasing demand for real-time environmental data. In this paper, the issues involved in obtaining data from autonomous chemical sensors are discussed, and examples of current deployments presented. Strategies for achieving large-scale deployments are discussed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:No
Uncontrolled Keywords:environmental monitoring; chemical sensors; air; water; sensor networks
Subjects:Physical Sciences > Analytical chemistry
Physical Sciences > Photochemistry
Engineering > Environmental engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:UNSPECIFIED
Publisher:International Academy, Research and Industry Association
Copyright Information:© IARIA 2011
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16556
Deposited On:10 Oct 2011 14:34 by INVALID USER. Last Modified 10 Oct 2011 14:34

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