1Department of Science and Technology, MONRE
2Vietnam Institute of Meteorology Hydrology and Climate change
This study attempted to design an intelligent, portable device as hardware for dust measurement by IMHEN. The device is able to collect a specific dust level, the time and location of various measurements, and environment parameters such as temperature, relative humidity, atmosphere pressure, etc. The device’s design used the programmable Arduino Mega 2560 board as the main processing unit. The device is small, portable, battery-operated which makes it to be suitable for mobile measurement of environment parameters. Additionally, the device has been applied to monitor dust concentration at different time scale in some main routes of Hanoi city. The analysis of monitoring results showed that there were differences of dust concentrations at off-peak hours among different routes. The total dust concentration (TSP) observed that some roads such as La Thanh, Lang Ha, surounding Road No.3, Tran Duy Hung, Nguyen Chi Thanh were higher 1.5 to 2 times than the permissible limit value according to QCVN 05:2013/BTNMT
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Nguyen Anh Dung, Le Van Quy, Le Ngoc Cau, Le Van Linh, Pham Thi Quynh (2019), Application of Mobile Dust Monitoring System to Evaluate Dust Concentration in Several Streets of Hanoi City. Vietnam Journal of Hydrometeorology, 2-1, 22-28.
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