Robotic Sensors Keep Watch on Water Quality

May 2007
Australasian Science;May2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p15
The article focuses on the use of a network of robotic sensors to keep track of water quality in rivers and lakes, detecting blue-green algal blooms and artificial pollutants. The idea is being promoted in Australia by professor Jerry Schnoor of the U.S. National Science Foundation. Schnoor supports the combination of traditional water-monitoring techniques and modern sensor technologies to detect threats to power supply.


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