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Author (up) Lívia C. Degrossi; Guilherme G. Do Amaral; Eduardo S. M. De Vasconcelos; João Porto De Albuquerque; Jo Ueyama pdf  isbn
  Title Using wireless sensor networks in the sensor web for flood monitoring in Brazil Type Conference Article
  Year 2013 Publication ISCRAM 2013 Conference Proceedings – 10th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2013  
  Volume Issue Pages 458-462  
  Keywords Climate change; Health risks; Information services; Information systems; Service oriented architecture (SOA); Water levels; Wireless sensor networks; World Wide Web; Brazil; Critical problems; Financial impacts; Flood monitoring; Open geospatial consortium; Sensor web; Sensor web enablement; Tropical countries; Floods  
  Abstract Flood is a critical problem that will increase as a result of climate changes. The problem of flooding is particularly challenging over the rainy season in tropical countries like Brazil. In this context, wireless sensor networks that are capable of sensing and reacting to water levels hold the potential of significantly reducing the damage, health-risks and financial impact of events. In this paper, we aim to outline our experiences with developing wireless sensor network for flood monitoring in Brazil. Our approach is based on Open Geospatial Consortium's (OGC) Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards, so as to enable the collected data to be shared in an interoperable and flexible manner. We describe the application of our approach in a real case study in the city of São Carlos/Brazil, emphasizing the challenges involved, the results achieved, and some lessons learned along the way.  
  Address ICMC/University of São Paulo, Brazil  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Karlsruher Institut fur Technologie Place of Publication KIT; Baden-Baden Editor T. Comes, F. Fiedrich, S. Fortier, J. Geldermann and T. Müller  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN 9783923704804 Medium  
  Track Emergency Management Information Systems Expedition Conference 10th International ISCRAM Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
  Notes Approved no  
  Call Number Serial 440  
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