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
October, 2016
ACT releases Verification Reports for six different dissolved oxygen sensors.
September, 2016
Nutrient Sensor Challenge lab test blog
August, 2016
ACT releases a request for technologies for HAB Fluorometers
May, 2016
ACT releases workshop report for Autonomous Surface vehicles.
September, 2015
ACT releases a request for technologies for verification of Nutrients Sensors (Nutrient Sensor Challenge).
See White House announcement


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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