Estimation of the Best Measuring Time for the Environmental Parameters of a Low-Cost Meteorology Monitoring System

  • Laura García
  • Lorena Parra
  • Jose M. Jimenez
  • Jaime LloretEmail author
  • Pascal Lorenz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 92)


Meteorology monitoring is crucial for implementing smart agriculture systems. These systems should employ as few power as possible in order to avoid workers going to the fields to replace batteries. Thus, the collection and forwarding of data should be reduced as much as possible. However, the time interval to be employed should be large enough for the data to be accurate and so as to avoid data loss. In this paper, we examine different time intervals for data acquisition utilizing our proposed algorithm for our low-cost meteorology monitoring system. Real data has been analyzed with time intervals from 5 to 60 min. Results that the best time interval is 25 min for temperature, 45 min for humidity and 5 min for light.


Precision agriculture ESP32 Algorithm Low-cost Decision making 



This work has been supported by European Union through the ERANETMED (Euromediterranean Cooperation through ERANET joint activities and beyond) project ERANETMED3-227 SMARTWATIR.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura García
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lorena Parra
    • 1
  • Jose M. Jimenez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jaime Lloret
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pascal Lorenz
    • 2
  1. 1.Integrated Management Coastal Research InstituteUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Network and Telecommunication Research GroupUniversity of Haute AlsaceColmarFrance

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