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Title: Wireless sensor networks for extreme environments: remote sensing and space industry

Authors: Mohammed E. El-Telbany; Maha A. Maged

Addresses: Department of Computers and Systems, Electronics Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt ' Department of Communications, National Authority of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Cairo, Egypt

Abstract: The adoption of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) for environmental monitoring is currently considered one of the most challenging applications for this emerging technology. These set of sensors that collaboratively perform embedded sensing and communication tasks owned features such as low cost, flexibility, fault tolerance, high sensing fidelity, creating many new and exciting applications for remote sensing and space industry where many essential phenomena have hardly been investigated. In this paper, a state-of-art survey clearly shows the WSNs have been successfully implemented and tested in remote sensing applications. Morevever, the developments and challenges in design WSNs for space-based application are discussed in order boost the use of WSNs in remote sensing and space industry in Egypt.

Keywords: wireless sensor networks; WSNs; remote sensing; satellite; space industry.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHI.2019.10021295

International Journal of Hybrid Intelligence, 2019 Vol.1 No.1, pp.41 - 54

Received: 06 Nov 2017
Accepted: 03 Apr 2018

Published online: 20 May 2019 *

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