Environmental Effects

David C. Swanson

The Pennsylvania State University

10.1    Introduction

10.2    Sensor Statistical Confidence Metrics

10.3    Atmospheric Dynamics

Acoustic Environmental EffectsSeismic Environmental EffectsEM Environmental EffectsOptical Environmental EffectsEnvironmental Effects on Chemical and Biological Detection and Plumes Tracking

10.4    Propagation of Sound Waves


10.1    Introduction

Sensor networks can be significantly impacted by environmental effects from electromagnetic (EM) fields, temperature, humidity, background noise, obscuration, and for acoustic sensors outdoors, the effects of wind, turbulence, and temperature gradients. The prudent design strategy for intelligent sensors ...

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