Environmental Sensing and Monitoring Technologies: Global Markets
The global environmental sensor and monitoring market was valued at $11.1 billion in 2010. This market is expected to reach $11.3 billion in 2011 and $15.3 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% between 2011 and 2016.
This BCC study focuses on key environmental sensor technologies and applications. It also provides data regarding the size and growth of numerous sensor markets, company profiles, and industry trends. Cutting edge developments, research priorities, and potential business opportunities are also examined.
This report covers:
- The environmental sensor industry and its structure, and the many companies involved in providing these products
- Emerging growth areas, such as large-scale monitoring networks.
- Development stage companies in which the most innovative technologies are originating
- Markets for environmental sensors, including passive, active, electromechanical, and semiconductors
- Sensor applications in temperature sensing, moisture detection, and biological and chemical detection
- Company profiles, including overseas manufacturers
- Patent activity
Research analyst Kevin Gainer is the former Managing Editor of the BCC journal ENERGY. He holds both B.A. and M.A. degrees in Quantitative Economic Analysis, a well as a minor in Environmental Science, and has 25 years of economics and market research experience, including 9 years as an energy analyst at the American Electric Power Corporation. He is the author of five published books, as well as dozens of technical papers, analyses, and studies published in conference proceedings and many unpublished within corporations. He has worked as a research editor at BCC Research since 1995 and has authored many BCC technology market research reports.
- The global market for environmental sensing and monitoring technologies was worth $9.1 billion in 2008 and an estimated $10.1 billion in 2009. This should reach $13 billion in 2014, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2%.
- Radon, GPS, remote sensing and new technologies have the largest share of the market, generating $4.9 billion in 2008 and an estimated $5.1 billion in 2009. This segment is expected to be worth $6.8 billion in 2014, for a CAGR of 6.2%.
- Terrestrial sensing and monitoring technologies combine for the second-largest market share, generating $2.6 billion in 2008 and an estimated $2.7 billion in 2009. This is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% to reach $3.4 billion in 2014.