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
September, 2017
ACT Request for Technologies to participate in a Demonstration of Algal Toxin Detection Field Sensors and Kits.
July, 2017
ACT releases 6 individual Verification Reports on the performance of ballast water fluorometers.
June, 2017
ACT releases 7 individual Verification Reports on the performance of next-generation nutrient sensors.
March, 2017
Independent judging panel has selected a WINNER for ACT's Nutrient Sensor Challenge.


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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