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Application research of narrow band Internet of things buoy and surface hydrodynamics monitoring

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This paper applies the narrow band Internet of things communication technology to develop a wireless network equipment and communication system, which can quickly set up a network with a radius of 100 km on water surface. A disposable micro buoy based on narrow-band Internet of things and Beidou positioning function is also developed and used to collect surface hydrodynamic data online. In addition, a web-based public service platform is designed for the analysis and visualization of the data collected by buoys. Combined with the satellite remote sensing data, the study carries a series of marine experiments and studies such as sediment deposition tracking and garbage floating tracking.

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Correspondence to Yiqun Xu.

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The National Natural Science Foundation of China under contract No. 41606004.

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Xu, Y., Wang, J. & Guan, L. Application research of narrow band Internet of things buoy and surface hydrodynamics monitoring. Acta Oceanol. Sin. 40, 176–181 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13131-021-1884-1

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Key words

  • narrow band Internet of things
  • abandoned buoy
  • hydrodynamics
  • ocean monitoring
  • satellite remote sensing image