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Sensor Integration in a Wireless Sensor Network System for Environmental Monitoring System

Singh, Alvinderjit and Lee, Sheng Chyan and Sebastian , Patrick (2011) Sensor Integration in a Wireless Sensor Network System for Environmental Monitoring System. In: Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS), 2010 International Conference on , 15-17 June 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This paper presents the implementation of the event-driven Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), which is used for environmental monitoring using soil moisture sensors. The problem faced is that the current Wireless Soil Sensor Networks are not reactive to the weather conditions around it. Which means it takes reading samples at constant rate throughout its operation. So, the aim is to design a system that takes soil samples only when it is triggered by an outside event, which in this case study involves the event of rain. The objective of this paper is to develop a wireless sensor network by modifying the programs that run the sensor networks and interfacing the motes with external sensor. The wireless sensor network system that was developed has variable sampling rates with interfaces to Soil Sensors and Rain Gauge. The developed system would provide an applicable system that can be used in the agriculture industry for monitoring large estates, landslide detection and flood warning systems.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
ID Code:4593
Deposited By: Patrick Sebastian
Deposited On:18 Mar 2011 04:46
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:22

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