ENVL 2005 Internet of Things for the Environment

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301275

Coordinator Basant Maheshwari Opens in new window

Description Internet of things (IoT) is about connecting platforms to internet for monitoring, managing and controlling them. Simply put, IoT can make 'dumb' things 'smart' by connecting them to the Internet and sensors. This results in improved efficiency of data collection, accuracy and decision making. The applications of IoT is rapidly expanding in environmental science and management, and the topics in this unit will cover aspects of IoT for water, air and noise pollution monitoring, extreme weather warning, river water flow monitoring, water quality management, irrigation management, flora and fauna monitoring, broadacre agriculture, protected cropping, biodiversity, ecosystems health, wildlife and more.

School Science

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal (10%) Presentation (5%): IoT for the Environment Research Proposal Proposal 1,000 words Presentation 10 minutes 15 N Individual
Quiz 1 hour 30 N Individual
Report (35%) Presentation (20%): Project Findings Report 2,000 words Presentation 15 minutes 55 N Individual

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