Bushfire Disaster Monitoring System Using Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)
AbstractSome applications, including disaster monitoring and recovery networks, use low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN). LPWAN sensors capture data bits and transmit them to public carrier networks (e.g., cellular networks) via dedicated gateways. One of the challenges encountered in disaster management scenarios revolves around the carry/forward sensed data and geographical location information dissemination to the disaster relief operatives (disaster relief agency; DRA) to identify, characterise, and prioritise the affected areas. There are network topology options to reach its destination, including cellular, circuit switched, and peer-to-peer networks. In the context of natural disaster prediction, it is vital to access geographical location data as well as the timestamp. This paper proposes the usage of Pseudo A Number (PAN), that is, the calling party address, which is used by every network to include the location information instead of the actual calling party address of the gateway in LPWAN. This PAN information can be further analysed by the DRA to identify the affected areas and predict the complications of the disaster impacts in addition to the past history of damages. This paper aims to propose a solution that can predict disaster proceedings based on propagation and the velocity of impact using vector calculation of the location data and the timestamp, which are transmitted by sensors through the PAN of the gateway in LPWAN. View Full-Text
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Kang, J.J.; Adibi, S. Bushfire Disaster Monitoring System Using Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN). Technologies 2017, 5, 65.
Kang JJ, Adibi S. Bushfire Disaster Monitoring System Using Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN). Technologies. 2017; 5(4):65.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kang, James J.; Adibi, Sasan. 2017. "Bushfire Disaster Monitoring System Using Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)." Technologies 5, no. 4: 65.
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