During the course of the ПЕС 2013 Conference participants will be able to hear a presentation of the project entitled: “Development of an information network for continuous investigation of electromagnetic fields – SEMONT funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development of the Republic of Serbia.

The Serbian electromagnetic field monitoring network (SEMONT) is based on the wireless sensors network (WSN) technology and is designed to perform remote and permanent supervision of real-time and overall EM field strength, over the area covered by the sensors network, as shown in figure.

SEMONTThe SEMONT is able of providing monitoring of overall level of the low-frequency magnetic fields (10 Hz to 5 kHz), and the overall level of the high frequency electric field (100 kHz to 6 GHz), covering the most common sources of EM radiation in the living and working environment of the human population.

The measurement data are collected and stored in a centralized database of the SEMONT Internet web portal, where the locations of all sensors are displayed on an electronic map of the supervised territory, allowing users to analyze level of EM field, particularly the data from sensor closest to their location.

The SEMONT system is based on the broadband measurement approach, taking into account the entire frequency range that is covered by the field probe. Consequently, the system performs assessments of the lower and upper level of the global exposure ratio (GER) and presents them as a daily curves.

The SEMONT system is a unique monitoring system at national level and it is the most suitable solution for a constant supervision of EM field strength, as well as for global exposure assessment of population. Therefore, it is a significant support for local authorities in efforts to take a systematic care of potential health effects of non-ionizing radiation, which is able to offer respectable answers to public concerns about long-term exposure to EM fields.

The potential of the SEMONT system has been recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development of the Republic of Serbia, endorsing its development trough the grant for project TR 32055.

Additional details about the SEMONT system can be found on the official web page.