A portable sensor system for air pollution monitoring and malodours olfactometric control

D. Suriano, R. Rossi, M. Alvisi, G. Cassano, V. Pfister, M. Penza, L. Trizio, M. Brattoli, M. Amodio, G. De Gennaro

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Abstract

A portable sensor-system based on solid-state gas sensors has been designed and implemented as proof-of-concept for environmental air-monitoring applications and malodours olfactometric control. Commercial gas sensors (metal-oxides, n-type) and nanotechnology sensors (carbon nanotubes, p-type) are arranged in a configuration of array for multisensing and multiparameter devices. Wireless sensors at low-cost are integrated to implement a portable and mobile node, that can be used as early-detection system in a distributed sensor network. Real-time and continuous monitoring of hazardous air-contaminants (e.g., NO 2, CO, SO 2, BTEX, etc.) has been performed by in-field measurements. Moreover, monitoring of landfill gas generated by fermentation of wastes in a municipal site has been carried out by the portable sensor-system. Also, it was demonstrated that the sensor-system is able to assess the malodours emitted from a municipal waste site and remarkably compared to the olfactometry method based on a trained test panel. © 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event16th Conference on Italian Association of Sensors and Microsystems, AISEM 2011 - , Italy
Duration: 1 Jan 2012 → …

Conference

Conference16th Conference on Italian Association of Sensors and Microsystems, AISEM 2011
CountryItaly
Period1/1/12 → …

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  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Suriano, D., Rossi, R., Alvisi, M., Cassano, G., Pfister, V., Penza, M., ... De Gennaro, G. (2012). A portable sensor system for air pollution monitoring and malodours olfactometric control. Paper presented at 16th Conference on Italian Association of Sensors and Microsystems, AISEM 2011, Italy. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0935-9_15