Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries|Clarkson University is advancing real-time monitoring of New York's rivers, commercialization of emerging environmental sensor technology, long-term public policy solutions to protect waterways and expanded academic offerings.

The Institute, headquartered in Beacon, New York, is an environmental research nonprofit engaging scientists, engineers, environmentalists, subject experts and students to apply diverse intellectual and physical resources to the water challenges of the 21st century. With innovation, the Institute develops and deploys tools to expand understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystem restoration, economic development and quality of life.