GPRS based real-time reporting and internet accessible sea level gauge for monitoring storm surge and tsunami

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dc.contributor.author Desai, R.G.P.
dc.contributor.author Joseph, A.
dc.contributor.author Agarvadekar, Y.
dc.contributor.author Dabholkar, N.
dc.contributor.author Mehra, P.
dc.contributor.author Gouveia, A.D.
dc.contributor.author Tengali, S.
dc.contributor.author VijayKumar, K.
dc.contributor.author Parab, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-02-12T04:37:02Z
dc.date.available 2008-02-12T04:37:02Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Oceans`06 IEEE Asia Pacific, 16-19 May 2006, Singapore, 4 pp.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/841
dc.description.abstract Development and implementation of a real-time reporting and Internet-accessible sea level gauge is described. The paper addresses the application of mobile communication technology and particularly the use of General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) for accessing data from remote sea level gauge. By using a microcontroller and existing mobile phone network with a GPRS support, a continuous connection to the Internet is implemented for real time update of sea level data on a web server. The system provides a graphical illustration of the predicted fair-weather sea level, the current sea level, and the residual sea level (i.e., measured minus predicted fair-weather sea level). Thus, a cost-effective and easily maintainable platform is realized for real-time reporting of sea level and providing the requisite input for efficient implementation of any alert and warning mechanism in the event of oceanogenic natural disasters, particularly storm surges and tsunamis. The system described herein is operational in Goa, India since 24th September 2005.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher IEEE Singapore Section Secretariat
dc.rights Copyright [2006]. It is tried to respect the rights of the copyright holders to the best of the knowledge. If it is brought to our notice by copyright holder that the rights are voilated then the item would be withdrawn.
dc.subject sea level
dc.subject storm surges
dc.subject tsunamis
dc.subject earthquakes
dc.subject tsunami generation
dc.subject meteorological data
dc.subject warning systems
dc.subject disasters
dc.title GPRS based real-time reporting and internet accessible sea level gauge for monitoring storm surge and tsunami
dc.type Conference Article


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