In the Netherlands, we’re holding levee (dike) experiments at the IJkdijk location. Two levees have been build, stuffed full with various sensors.
The goal? To get those levees to break and to validate which sensors provide useful monitoring data. There are two types of failure which they’re testing:
All those monitors are connected to a central database. We (Nelen & Schuurmans) participated together with Fugro. Fugro loaded the data into their Geodin database, we showed the data in a website using our Lizard (build with Django) framework.
The website is only accessible on the experiment location itself, so I made myself a short movie so you can get an idea anyway:
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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