Real-Time Monitoring System for Watercourse Improvement and Flood Forecast

  • Cristina Sotomayor Martínez
  • Antonio J. Jara
  • Antonio F. G. Skarmeta
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 206)


This works presents the developed Monitoring System to carry out the processing, compilation, analysis and presentation of the data collected from the deployed monitoring platforms based on Future Networks for the semiarid zone of the “El Albujón” located in the South of Spain. This Future Networks-based system is used for the evaluation and improvement of the watercourses and flood forecast. The developed system is formed by the parts Complex Event Processing and a flexible architecture focused on Web Services and applications, which presents a new relevance with respect to the current solutions in aspects such as the real-time event processing of the collected information, and the capacity to offer the scalability, flexibility and ubiquity for the access and collection of the information, which are features required for the future watercourse improvement and flood forecast solutions based on Future Internet.


Hydrological monitoring Future Networks for Sensor-based Monitoring Systems Sensor Web Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Complex Event Processing (CEP) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristina Sotomayor Martínez
    • 1
  • Antonio J. Jara
    • 1
  • Antonio F. G. Skarmeta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication EngineeringUniversity of MurciaMurciaSpain

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