A Survey on Applications and Challenges of Underwater Wireless Sensor Node
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2016 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2016|
|Authors : Sahana Salagare, P.N.Sudha, Karthik P
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V41P238|
Sahana Salagare, P.N.Sudha, Karthik P "A Survey on Applications and Challenges of Underwater Wireless Sensor Node", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V41(4),201-204 November 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
Wireless Sensor Node (WSN) is used to receive & transmit data and is often placed in remote areas. WSN can be used for terrestrial (TWSN) and underwater communication (UWSN). Underwater wireless sensor network has emerged as one of the important research areas for the conservation and exploitation of the ocean. Underwater sensor nodes are used in various applications like oceanographic data collection, pollution monitoring, offshore exploration, disaster prevention, assisted navigation and tactical surveillance applications. Moreover, unmanned or autonomous underwater vehicles (UUVs, AUVs) equipped with sensors will enable the exploration of natural undersea resources and gathering of scientific data in collaborative monitoring missions. But there are many technical and research challenges in UWSN that need to be attended. In this paper we present the literature survey on different applications and challenges of UWSN.
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WSN [wireless sensor node], TWSN [terrestrial wireless sensor node], UWSN [underwater sensor node].