Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/568
Title: Forest Fire Detection Sensor Node
Authors: Sakr, George E
Ajour, Rafik
Khaddaj, Areej
Saab, Bahaa
Salman, Alaa
Helala, Ola
Elhajj, Imad H.
Mitri, George 
Affiliations: Institute of Environment 
Keywords: Forest fires
Detection
Wireless Sensor Network
Energy Efficient
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra
Part of: Advances in Forest Fire research
Start page: 564
End page: 568
Conference: International Conference on Forest Fire Research (7th : 17-20 November 2014 : Coimbra, Portugal) 
Abstract: 
Wireless sensor networks have attracted a great deal of research due to the wide range of applications that are enabled by such networks. Sensor networks are used for ecological monitoring, military surveillance and biomedical detection. This paper describes a design of a wireless sensor node to be used for early forest fire detection; it utilizes the WSN principle where each node is a sensing device with various sensors attached, powered by solar recharging and supports wireless data transmission. Each one of these nodes sends its collected data through the network to reach a sink node. The latter has a direct link with a base station (weather station, civil defence operation room, or scientific research center). The base station analyses the received data and takes the decision accordingly to raise a fire alarm or not. The main parameters involved in the decision making are smoke, CO, temperature, humidity and methane gas. This paper details the design as well as the experimental activities which demonstrated that this device is capable of early forest fire detection.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/568
Open URL: Link to full text
Type: Conference Paper
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