Design of a Human-Centric Sensing Technology and Systems for Wildfire Prevention in Peatland of Riau Province


  • Diki Arisandi Department of Informatics Engineering Universitas Abdurrab, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Amir Syamsuadi Department of Governmental Sciences Universitas Abdurrab, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Liza Trisnawati Department of Informatics Engineering Universitas Abdurrab, Pekanbaru, Indonesia


monitoring system, wildfire prevention, peatland, human-centric, Riau Province, Early detection


Addressing the urgent concern of recurrent wildfires in the peatlands of Riau, particularly exacerbated during dry seasons and complicated by the geographical challenges faced by local rangers, this paper presents a novel solution—a human-centric sensing technology designed for effective wildfire prevention. Employing an agile methodology, our approach unfolds in three main sprints, beginning with the development of a comprehensive sensor network. The system's architecture extends to include a user-friendly dashboard, a proactive alert system for timely responses, and a dedicated mobile application specifically tailored to meet the needs of local rangers. In this research, the agile methodology serves as the backbone, providing a flexible and iterative framework conducive to addressing evolving requirements. The three main sprints cover the development of sensor nodes, the creation of the dashboard, and the crafting of the mobile application. The primary objective is to deliver a holistic monitoring solution that actively involves all stakeholders engaged in peatland preservation. By merging technological innovation with a human-centric design, the proposed system aims to overcome the challenges posed by the intricate geography of peatland terrain. This holistic approach not only enhances monitoring capabilities but also facilitates swift and informed decision-making in wildfire prevention efforts. The culmination of our research results in the delivery of a sophisticated human-centric monitoring system, positioned as a potent tool for safeguarding the invaluable peatland ecosystem for future generations. This project represents a pivotal stride toward harmonizing technological advancements with the imperative goal of preserving natural resources sustainably.


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Arisandi, D. ., Syamsuadi, A. ., & Trisnawati, L. . (2024). Design of a Human-Centric Sensing Technology and Systems for Wildfire Prevention in Peatland of Riau Province. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(16s), 690–697. Retrieved from



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