Low cost and high-autonomy sensors and platforms for optical water quality monitoring.
The MONOCLE project has developed an affordable ecosystem of networked sensors and platforms to provide better integration of monitoring methods for optical water quality and atmospheric properties with satellite observation. Methods range from low-cost devices for citizen-science projects to the use of consumer drones, to fully automated reference systems for ships-of-opportunity and stable offshore platforms. Please watch the animated introduction on the right for a two-minute introduction to the project outputs.
The MONOCLE ecosystem consists of observation platforms and data. Open, shared data following the FAIR principles are already available from past and ongoing deployments. Join the sensor network to become part of a global water quality monitoring community!
The MONOCLE sensors, platforms and services have gradually started entering the market for use by monitoring agencies and research organisations. Follow the links below to learn more about each solution, contact the manufacturers or register your interest for further product updates.
The MONOCLE sensors and platforms are listed below. More detailed information including: user guides,
data access and deployment instructions are available on their respective pages.
Data availability is described in the sensor/platform section. An overview is provided on the data page