- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 2, 2016

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) - A high-tech sensor network for Lake George is on track for completion with a $917,000 National Science Foundation grant.

The three-year-old Jefferson Project at Lake George aims to protect the Adirondack lake by increasing the information available about things like stream runoff, rainfall and currents. Researchers are installing 41 “smart sensor platforms” that will collect about 9 terabytes of data a year. The information will provide a real-time digital view of conditions along the 32-mile-long lake.

About half of the 41 smart sensor platforms have been installed so far. The National Science Foundation grant will help fund completion of the network within the coming year.

The Jefferson Project is a collaboration of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, IBM Research and The Fund for Lake George.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide