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Research and Construction of a Sensing Forest System based on the Internet of Things

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 135)

Abstract

Forest information collection plays an important role in the process of building modern forestry. This paper proposes a monitoring system—Sensing Forest System, based on the Internet of Things, 3G and 3D GIS, to make up for the shortcomings of traditional monitoring methods. Key issues, such as system architecture, design of wireless multimedia sensor nodes and data transfer process in the network, have been studied and presented, for obtaining real-time comprehensive forestry information, accurately, automatically and remotely, to lay foundations for applications of the Internet of Things in forestry.

Keywords

Sensing forest system  The internet of things  System architecture  Sensor nodes  Data transfer  

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported in part by Project supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No.YX2011-8).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Forestry UniversityBeijingP.R. China
  2. 2.Graduate University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP.R. China

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