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Remote environmental monitoring

January 30


The workshop will provide an update on the drivers coming through from UK environmental monitoring policy, and how sensor and communications technologies are addressing these challenging requirements for permanent, semi-permanent and portable monitoring systems, both in the sensing and communications hardware and data delivery to the client.  The workshop will include presentations from organisations implementing policy, monitoring system users and providers, and academic presentations on novel remote monitoring systems.

Chaired by: Justin Dunning, Chelsea Technologies Group

Sponsored by: Xylem Analytics

Location: Freshwater Biological Association, River Laboratory, East Stoke, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6BB

Presentations can be downloaded in pdf format from the links below:

  1. Scums and satellites. Bill Brierley, Freshwater Biology Association
  2. Wireless sensor networks under challenging conditions – remote monitoring of water quality during the restoration of Fingle Woods. James Gilbert, West Country Rivers Trust
  3. Developments in remote and autonomous vehicles. Neill Cornwell, Xylem
  4. Using satellite data transmission to retrieve data from remote sites. Matthew Ellison, Wireless Innovation Ltd
  5. The Implementation of fluorescence based sensors for remote water quality monitoring. A new Indo/UK initiative. Prof Darren Reynolds, University of the West of England
  6. Satellite monitoring of waters.  Agnieszka Bialek, NPL
  7. Remote river monitoring in the Environment Agency. Andy Roberts, Environment Agency


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Freshwater Biological Association River Laboratory
East Stoke
Wareham,DorsetBH20 6BBUnited Kingdom
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