Testing the waters to manage environments

23 Aug 2017
The SEMAT system is being deployed in the Logan and Ipswich regions

Cash-poor local councils and developing countries don’t need huge budgets to obtain valuable, continuous environmental data to inform sustainable management policies, new research suggests.

The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Ron Johnstone and Griffith University’s Dr Jarrod Trevathan are refining a wireless sensor network technology known as SEMAT (Smart Environmental Monitoring & Assessment Technologies), that measures the biological responses to changing environmental conditions.

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