Special Issue "Selected Papers from ISEMA 2018"
A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019
Prof. Wojciech Skierucha
Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Doświadczalna 4, 20-290 Lublin, Poland
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Interests: dielectric spectroscopy; dielectric aquametry; environmental monitoring; dielectric indexes of food quality; non-destructive sensing; irrigation management; soil moisture sensing terrestrial and undeground networks
The 12th International Conference on Electromagnetic Wave Interaction with Water and Moist Substances—ISEMA 2018—will take place in Lublin, Poland, 4–7 June 2018, and is organized this time by the Institute of Agrophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences and Foundation of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
The conference will provide an interdisciplinary platform for sharing experience and discussing latest scientific results in understanding, development and application of electromagnetic moisture measurement techniques.
- Electromagnetic determination of physical properties of materials and standardization of measuring methods.
- Moisture content determination and monitoring in soil, snow, agricultural materials, waste disposals and other nonhomogeneous materials.
- Progress in measurement instrumentation and methods of broadband dielectric spectroscopy.
- Electromagnetic sensors in time- and frequency-domain for moisture content determination.
- Theory and applications of electromagnetic mixing rules and formulas.
- Dielectric relaxation properties of water in heterogeneous materials, including biological substances and tissues.
- Applications of broadband dielectric spectroscopy in precision agriculture, civil engineering, industry, etc.
- Remote sensing for Earth’s water monitoring.
- Computational methods of electromagnetic wave propagation in dispersive and lossy dielectrics.
- Integrated techniques using RF and/or microwave dielectric measurements with other methods such as impedance spectroscopy, THz spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, NMR, etc.
Prof. Wojciech Skierucha
Dr. Agnieszka Szypłowska
Dr. Andrzej Wilczek
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- Dielectric spectroscopy
- Soil moisture
- Soil salinity
- Microwave moisture measurements
- Dielectric properties of materials
- Remote sensing
- Electromagnetic moisture sensors
- Dielectric sensors
- Dielectric mixing rules
- Moisture monitoring