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
April, 2019
ACT release an RFT for Evaluation of instruments to measure total residual oxidants in ship’s ballast water.
April, 2019
ACT release an Performance Verification Statement for Multi-spectral Fluorometers.
March, 2019
ACT release an RFT for Evaluation of Improved Use of Hyperspectral Imagery to Phytoplankton Communities, Coral Reef Environments and Aquatic Vegetation.
February, 2019
ACT releases workshop report on Practical Uses For Drones To Address Managment Problems in Coastal Zones
November, 2018
ACT releases workshop reports on National Coastal Ecosystem Moorings and Hyperspectral Imaging Of Coastal Waters


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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