Leveraging science and technology to understand and protect rivers, estuaries and other important freshwater resources.


Evan Pritchard shares a Native American perspective on a historic humpback return. Click here for info and registration

Volunteer opportunity:
Denning's Point Cleanup May 6

Join us Sat, May 6 to spruce up Denning's Point. Each year, volunteers pick up and bring out truckloads of trash and recyclables. And they have a great time doing it! Part of the 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep.  Sign up here

Spring Hours @SensorPlace:
You = Scientist!

Spring 2017 free public hours:
Tues, Wed: 10am-12pm
Thurs: 2-4pm
Sat: 11am-3pm;
2nd Sat: 3-7pm

2016 Highlights

Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

A hybrid online and in-person Clarkson Master of Science in Engineering Management for working professionals. 
Learn more and apply

The Big Picture

Learn how Beacon Institute of Clarkson University puts research, education and policy to work, expanding the understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystem restoration, economic development and quality of life.