Wave Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks


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Marin-Perianu, Mihai and Chatterjea, Supriyo and Marin-Perianu, Raluca and Bosch, Stephan and Dulman, Stefan and Kininmonth, Stuart and Havinga, Paul (2008) Wave Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks. In: International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, ISSNIP 2008, 15-18 December 2008, Sydney, Australia (pp. pp. 611-616).

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Abstract:Real-time collection of wave information is required for short and long term investigations of natural coastal processes. Current wave monitoring techniques use only point-measurements, which are practical where the bathymetry is relatively uniform. We propose a wave monitoring method that is suitable for places with varying bathymetry, such as coral reefs. Our solution uses a densely deployed wireless sensor network, which allows for a high spatial resolution and 3D monitoring and analysis of the waves. The wireless sensor nodes are equipped with low-cost, low-power, MEMS-based inertial sensing. We report on lab experiments with a Ferris wheel contraption, which is a technique used in practice to evaluate and calibrate the state-of-the-art wave monitoring solutions.
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Copyright:© 2008 IEEE
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/65204
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISSNIP.2008.4762057
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