EnvironmentalEarth monitoring The term Environmental Sensor Networks has

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Environmental/Earth monitoring The term Environmental Sensor Networks has evolved to cover many applications of WSNs to earth science research. [3] This includes sensing volcanoes, [4] oceans, [5] glaciers, [6] forests, [7] etc. Some of the major areas are listed below.
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Wireless sensor network 2 Air quality monitoring The degree of pollution in the air has to be measured frequently in order to safeguard people and the environment from any kind of damages due to air pollution. In dangerous surroundings, real time monitoring of harmful gases is a concerning process because the weather can change with severe consequences in an immediate manner. Fortunately, wireless sensor networks have been launched to produce specific solutions for people. [8] Interior monitoring Observing the gas levels at vulnerable areas needs the usage of high-end, sophisticated equipment, capable to satisfy industrial regulations. Wireless internal monitoring solutions facilitate keep tabs on large areas as well as ensure the precise gas concentration degree. Exterior monitoring External air quality monitoring needs the use of precise wireless sensors, rain & wind resistant solutions as well as energy reaping methods to assure extensive liberty to machine that will likely have tough access. Air pollution monitoring Wireless sensor networks have been deployed in several cities (Stockholm, London and Brisbane) to monitor the concentration of dangerous gases for citizens. These can take advantage of the ad hoc wireless links rather than wired installations, which also make them more mobile for testing readings in different areas. There are various architectures that can be used for such applications as well as different kinds of data analysis and data mining that can be conducted. [9] Forest fire detection A network of Sensor Nodes can be installed in a forest to detect when a fire has started. The nodes can be equipped with sensors to measure temperature, humidity and gases which are produced by fire in the trees or vegetation. The early detection is crucial for a successful action of the firefighters; thanks to Wireless Sensor Networks, the fire brigade will be able to know when a fire is started and how it is spreading. Landslide detection A landslide detection system makes use of a wireless sensor network to detect the slight movements of soil and changes in various parameters that may occur before or during a landslide. Through the data gathered it may be possible to know the occurrence of landslides long before it actually happens. [10] Water quality monitoring Water quality monitoring involves analyzing water properties in dams, rivers, lakes & oceans, as well as underground water reserves. [11] The use of many wireless distributed sensors enables the creation of a more accurate map of the water status, and allows the permanent deployment of monitoring stations in locations of difficult access, without the need of manual data retrieval.
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