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Amrita Wireless Sensor Network for Landslide Detection System for Himalayas

Start Date: Monday, Oct 01,2012

Funded by:Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor, GoI
Amrita Wireless Sensor Network for Landslide Detection System for Himalayas

This project is to study the feasibility for deploying an integrated real-time landslide monitoring and detection system using emerging wireless sensor network technology. The landslide monitoring and detection system will be used for the detection and early warning of rainfall-induced landslides, in three landslide prone areas in the Himalayas, India. 

The Wireless Sensor Network for real-time landslide monitoring & detection, which has been functioning in Munnar since 2008, proved its capability when it issued a real-time landslide warning in July 2009.

The Government of India have expressed interest in deploying it in other landslide-prone areas, including the rest of Kerala, Himalayan region and Maharashtra. In fact, R Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to Government of India, visited the deployment site at Munnar with the intention of replicating the system in Northern parts of India.

Patents:

Network based system for predicting landslides and providing early warnings(Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh)

Related news:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Landslide-alert-sensors-to-check-dam-breakage/articleshow/11186669.cms

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