Monitoring system for pollutants in Lake Ypacaraí using Unmanned Surface Aquatic Vehicles (UAVs)

  • Country: Paraguay
    Location: Asunción
    Start date: 01/03/2019
    End date: 31/08/2020
    Applicant(s): University of Seville, Fundación ETEA, University Loyola, AYESA Foundation
    Local partner(s): Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad Nacional de Asunción (FIUNA), Fundación Parque Tecnológico de Itaipú
    Funder: AECID
    Funding: 396.000,00 EUR
    Research line: Engineering

The project aims to contribute to achieving a more sustainable environment in Paraguay by improving the country’s natural resources, enabling the development of rural communities heavily dependent on agriculture and livestock farming.

The specific objective focuses on the management of the water resources of Lake Ypacaraí in Asunción (Paraguay) to improve its pollution levels by means of a real-time monitoring system using autonomous surface vehicles.

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