Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

2019 Edition
| Editors: Walter Leal Filho

Real-Time Water Monitoring and Sustainable Development

  • João Pedro Carpanezi dos Santos
  • Vanessa Gabriela Silva Rodrigues Pinto
  • Kelly Cristina da Silva PascoalinoEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11352-0_141

Definition

In the last years, the population has shown great concern about the irrational use of the planet’s natural resources. It has been the focus of discussions in business, government, and academia. In this scenario, real-time water monitoring plays an important role in preventing resource scarcity, managing water quality and hydric resource levels, preventing and warning against floods.

Introduction

Population has shown, recently, great concern about the irrational use of the planet’s natural resources. This concern has been the focus of discussions in business, government, and academia. In this scenario, educational institutions stand out in the elaboration of new methods, projects, and campaigns that aim a better environmental management over such resources and that can bring benefits to society (Tauchen and Brandli 2010; De Marco et al. 2006).

Environmental issues guided major world conferences around that have resulted in agreements between public and private sectors and may...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • João Pedro Carpanezi dos Santos
    • 1
  • Vanessa Gabriela Silva Rodrigues Pinto
    • 1
  • Kelly Cristina da Silva Pascoalino
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Núcleo de Estudos em Sustentabilidade e Cultura – NESC/CEPECentro Universitário UNIFAATAtibaiaBrazil

Section editors and affiliations

  • Erin Hopkins
    • 1
  1. 1.Virginia TechBlacksburgUSA