A Smart Sensor Network For SeaWater Quality Monitoring

A Smart Sensor Network for Sea Water Quality Monitoring
Measurement of chlorophyll concentration is gaining more-and-more importance in evaluating the status of the marine ecosystem. For wide areas monitoring a reliable architecture of wireless sensors network is required. In this paper, we present a network of smart sensors, based on ISO/IEC/IEEE 21451 suite of standards, for in situ and in continuous space-time monitoring of surface water bodies, in particular for seawater. The system is meant to be an important tool for evaluating water quality and a valid support to strategic decisions concerning critical environment issues. The aim of the proposed system is to capture possible extreme events and collect long-term periods of data.

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