12 April 2017 Measurement of greenhouse gases in UAE by using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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In the present work, a reliable and low cost system has been designed and implemented to measure greenhouse gases (GHG) in United Arab Emirates (UAE) by using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). A set of accurate gas, temperature, pressure, humidity sensors are integrated together with a wireless communication system on a microcontroller based platform to continuously measure the required data. The system instantaneously sends the measured data to a center monitoring unit via the wireless communication system. In addition, the proposed system has the features that all measurements are recorded directly in a storage device to allow effective monitoring in regions with weak or no wireless coverage. The obtained data will be used in all further sophisticated calculations for environmental research and monitoring purposes.
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Ali Abou-Elnour, Ali Abou-Elnour, Mohamed Odeh, Mohamed Odeh, Mohammed Abdelrhman, Mohammed Abdelrhman, Ahmed Balkis, Ahmed Balkis, Abdelraouf Amira, Abdelraouf Amira, } "Measurement of greenhouse gases in UAE by using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)", Proc. SPIE 10168, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2017, 101682S (12 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2260026; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2260026
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