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Deploying a Sensor Network in an Extreme Environment

Deploying a Sensor Network in an Extreme Environment
Deploying a Sensor Network in an Extreme Environment
A wireless sensor network has been designed and deployed to gather data from nodes on and inside glaciers. This paper describes the solutions to power management, radio communications, management and discusses the performance of the final system. 18 months of data have now been received, which provide an insight not only into the glacier’s behaviour but on the design decisions. The system uses custom PIC-based sensor nodes and an ARM-based base station which controls weather and differential GPS. Different versions have been installed in Norway from 2003-5 and this paper describes the lessons learnt from coping with the extreme conditions found in glaciers.
power management, wireless sensor network, glaciology, radio communications, environmental monitoring
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186-193
Martinez, K
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Martinez, K, Padhy, P, Elsaify, A, Zou, G, Riddoch, A, Hart, J.K. and Ong, H.L.R. (2006) Deploying a Sensor Network in an Extreme Environment At Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous and Trustworthy Computing, Taiwan, Province of China. 05 - 07 Jun 2006. , pp. 186-193.

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Abstract

A wireless sensor network has been designed and deployed to gather data from nodes on and inside glaciers. This paper describes the solutions to power management, radio communications, management and discusses the performance of the final system. 18 months of data have now been received, which provide an insight not only into the glacier’s behaviour but on the design decisions. The system uses custom PIC-based sensor nodes and an ARM-based base station which controls weather and differential GPS. Different versions have been installed in Norway from 2003-5 and this paper describes the lessons learnt from coping with the extreme conditions found in glaciers.

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Published date: June 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: 5-7 June 2006
Venue - Dates: Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous and Trustworthy Computing, Taiwan, Province of China, 2006-06-05 - 2006-06-07
Keywords: power management, wireless sensor network, glaciology, radio communications, environmental monitoring
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 262701
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262701
ISBN: 0-7695-2553-9
PURE UUID: be697897-a043-48fb-85a2-7ea6eb29fb06
ORCID for K Martinez: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3859-5700

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Date deposited: 11 Jun 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:48

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Author: K Martinez ORCID iD
Author: P Padhy
Author: A Elsaify
Author: G Zou
Author: A Riddoch
Author: J.K. Hart
Author: H.L.R. Ong

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