Alliance for Coastal technologies
ACT is a partnership of research institutions, resource managers, and private sector companies dedicated to fostering the development and adoption of effective and reliable sensors and platforms for use in coastal, freshwater and ocean environments.
    – Transition emerging technologies to operational use rapidly and effectively
    – Maintain a dialogue among technology users, developers, and providers
    – Identify technology needs and novel technologies
    – Document technology performance and potential
    – Provide a foundation for the US Integrated Ocean Observing System



Fall/Winter the Sensor Newsletter
March, 2019
ACT releases workshop report on Pracical Uses For Drones To Adreess Managment problems in Coastal Zones
November, 2018
ACT releases workshop reports on National Coastal Ecosystem Moorings and Hyperspectral Imaging Of Coastal Waters
November, 2017
ACT/MERC release an RFT for Evaluation of Ship In-Water Cleaning Technologies

October, 2017
ACT releases workshop report on Sensors for Monitoring Harmful Algae, Cyanobacteria and Their Toxins
September, 2017
ACT Request for Technologies to participate in a Demonstration of Algal Toxin Detection Field Sensors and Kits.


New Radiation measurement category added under the physical section

Now over 240 meteorological instruments listed
Seven submersible manufacturers to choose from
Explore a wide variety of accessories including nets, cables, camera mounts, and more in the hardware section
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