Geospatial Analysis and Internet of Things in Environmental Informatics

Andreas Kamilaris, F.O. Ostermann

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Geospatial analysis offers large potential for better understanding, modelling and visualizing our natural and artificial ecosystems, using Internet of Things as a pervasive sensing infrastructure. This paper performs a review of research work based on the IoT, in which geospatial analysis has been employed in environmental informatics. Six different geospatial analysis methods have been identified, presented together with 26 relevant IoT initiatives adopting some of these techniques. Analysis is performed in relation to the type of IoT devices used, their deployment status and data transmission standards, data types employed, and reliability of measurements. This paper scratches the surface of this combination of technologies and techniques, providing indications of how IoT, together with geospatial analysis, are currently being used in the domain of environmental research.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sep 2018
Event32nd EnviroInfo 2018 - Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, Garching bei Munchen, Germany
Duration: 5 Sep 20187 Sep 2018
Conference number: 32


Conference32nd EnviroInfo 2018
Abbreviated titleEnviroInfo 2018
CityGarching bei Munchen
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    Kamilaris, A., & Ostermann, F. O. (2018). Geospatial Analysis and Internet of Things in Environmental Informatics. Paper presented at 32nd EnviroInfo 2018, Garching bei Munchen, Germany.