An Environmental Sensor System for Road Networks: MESSAGE Project

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  2. Simon Edwards
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Author(s)Edwards S, Bryan HR, Wagner J, Blythe PT
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Publication type Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Conference Name14th ITS World Congress
Conference LocationBeijing Exhibition Center, Beijing, China
Year of Conference2007
Date9-13 October 2007
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The MESSAGE project investigates the use of low cost wireless sensors and their deployment to create a dense, ad-hoc network in a road environment. Each of the sensors will capture one or more of the pollutants directly associated with road vehicle emissions. This paper will provide an overview of the deployment of a MOTEs network in Gateshead, UK, to measure a variety of pollutants. The research will cover three distinct areas: the network development; the pollutants to be monitored; and an investigation as to how the data collected could be used to validate and calibrate emissions and dispersions models.
PublisherITS: Intelligent Transport Systems