Design and Implementation of Water Spectrum Observation System for Aquaculture Pond

  • Yinchi Ma
  • Wen Ding
  • Yonghua Qu
  • Xiande Zhao
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 545)


The spectral characteristics of agriculture water can reflect the water quality indirectly. How to observe the spectrum quickly and accurately is basis of evaluating aquaculture water quality by remote sensing technology. Many investigations indicate that the spectrum of several specific bands can reflect some water quality conditions. In this article, a real-time and automatic spectrum observation system is built based on high-precision optical sensor, flash storage technology, GPRS and RS485 wireless data transmission technology to observe the spectrum of specific bands. Through continuous observation of 5 ponds, the data is compared with data measured by ASD spectrometer in bands 680 nm, 700 nm and 769 nm. The data measured by ASD spectrometer is set as the standard value. The accuracy of the data measured by this system is above 98%. The result shows that, this system could take the place of spectrometer to measure the spectrum of specific bands. It can realize remote, real-time data observation.


Water Spectrum Observation Optical Sensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Fisheries Research InstituteBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.National Engineering Research Center for Intelligent Equipment in AgricultureBeijingChina

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