Using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to study environmental processes

Kirk Martinez, Jane Hart, Andrew Black, Olivia Bragg

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    Abstract

    The Internet of Things is a term which has emerged to describe the increase of Internet connectivity of everyday objects. While wireless sensor networks have developed highly energy efficient designs they need a step-change in their interoperability and usability to become essential tools in the study of our environment. We discuss the design, deployment and results from an IoT system installed on the Cairngorm Plateau, Scotland. This is a fragile remote environment, which provides an ideal location to test IoT techniques. We have investigated cryospheric, hydrologic and ecological processes, and we report our preliminary findings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016
    EventEGU General Assembly 2016 - Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Duration: 17 Apr 201622 Apr 2016
    http://www.egu2016.eu/
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    Conference

    ConferenceEGU General Assembly 2016
    Abbreviated titleEGU General Assembly 2016
    Country/TerritoryAustria
    CityVienna
    Period17/04/1622/04/16
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