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A wireless sensor network for methane monitoring
Author(s): J. Hayes; C. Slater; B. Kiernan; C. Dunphy; W. Guo; K. T. Lau; D. Diamond
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Paper Abstract

We outline a system for monitoring methane over the internet using a simple wireless sensor network. The system was developed for use at a capped landfill site which contains municipal solid waste. The sensor nodes use commercially available metal oxide semiconductor gas sensors to monitor and allow for a near real-time monitoring of gas emissions. This system is intended to complement the work of personnel who have to physically take the measurement using hand-held infrared instrument. We also outline preliminary testing of this system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6755, Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies V, 675504 (25 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.733753
Show Author Affiliations
J. Hayes, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
C. Slater, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
B. Kiernan, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
C. Dunphy, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
W. Guo, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
K. T. Lau, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
D. Diamond, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6755:
Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies V
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Robert A. Lieberman; Günter Gauglitz, Editor(s)

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