Challenges and Issues in Implementation of Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Rubal Bansal
  • Saurabh Maheshwari
  • Payal Awwal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 472)


Underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSNs) is an emerging technology. Undersea, it is not possible for us to frequently change the batteries of sensors deployed in network so some strategies are taken under consideration to increase the node capabilities in UWSNs. Being the least explored, issues and challenges in underwater networks oceans always remain one of the tempting topics for researchers. In this paper, we have compiled constituents of UWSN, issues and challenges. The challenges related to routing strategies require essential exposure to the researchers. Recent articles have been analyzed, discussed further working directions have been described and major network design issues at different layers have also been discussed. The paper has importance for the researchers looking to work in this area and looking for future problems.


UWSNs challenges Layer issues Applications Overview UWSNs Routing strategies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer ScienceGwecaAjmerIndia

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