The main objective of this paper is to develop a remote soil monitoring system for an agricultural environment. The monitoring of soil parameters like moisture, temperature and the pH of irrigation water form an important factor in determining the agricultural output assessment. Efficient monitoring of these parameters ensures high and stable agricultural output. This paper investigates a remote soil monitoring system using Arduino and the GSM network. The sensors attached to the Arduino acquires the parameter data for the above and then sends it to the client mobile through an SMS via a GSM network. Primarily, the stored data will provide the repository of soil data for further analysis of the health of the soil for a particular region and finally it will provide the health of the soil for the whole country.
Arduino, GSM, IoT, MODEM, Sensors, SMS
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Souvik Biswas. (2018) A remotely operated Soil Monitoring System: An Internet of Things (IoT) Application. International Journal of Internet of Things and Web Services, 3, 32-38
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