The monIT Project: Electromagnetic Radiation Exposure Assessment in Mobile Communications
- Oliveira, C.; D.S. Sebastião; G.C. Carpinteiro; Correia, L. M.; Fernandes, C. A.; A. Serralha; N. Marques;
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine
ISSN (print): 1045-9243
ISSN (online): 1045-9243
Journal Impactor Factor: 1.312 (in 2008)
The monlT project provides public information on population exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) from mobile communication systems in Portugal. The monitoring system is based on a network of autonomous remote probing stations, and also on an extensive EMF sounding program, both carried out in public areas across the country. Measured results are automatically uploaded to a Web site for public dissemination (hftp://www.lx.it.pt/monit), which also includes other relevant information about EMF for the general public. This paper describes the project's structure, the automatic monitoring system, the project's activities, and, finally, it presents a brief analysis of the measured results.
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