In September 2018 A.I.S., Inc. (AIS) was awarded a NOAA ProTech Fisheries Domain contract. NOAA ProTech is a strategic sourcing initiative to acquire professional and technical services efficiently and effectively through a suite of contracting vehicles. The ProTech Branch is organized into five Domains: Satellite, Fisheries, Oceans, Weather, and Enterprise Operations. NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation’s ocean resources and their habitat. AIS mobilizes a workforce of professionals to provide vital services to NOAA in support of productive and sustainable fisheries, safe sources of seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected resources and habitats, healthy ecosystems, and organizational excellence.

AIS has organized a ProTech Fisheries Domain Team comprised of eight companies, both large and small, with proven records of delivering high quality, performance based professional, scientific, and technical services to NOAA. The AIS ProTech Team has extensive management experience and places high value on customer service, support to our employees, and efficient business practices . Our Team supports sound science and contributes to innovative management approaches to meet the mission needs of NOAA.

Core Capabilities

  • Design, develop and implement large-scale field sampling and monitoring programs with 24/7 operations

  • Environmental, biological, and fisheries operations data collection and monitoring

  • Data quality assurance and control plans

  • Data management, modeling, and visualization

  • Protected Species Surveys, Compliance Monitoring, and Data Collection

  • Vessel operations, oceanographic sampling equipment deployment

  • Policy Development and Implementation

  • Technical Writing and Editing

  • Environmental Emergency Response Support

  • Social Science Surveys

  • Adaptive Program and Contract Management, strict cost control

  • Scientific, Technical, and Administrative Staff Recruitment and Support services

Equipped to Provide

The AIS ProTechTeam is well equipped to provide environmental intelligence for the four fisheries domain task areas: Studies, Analyses, and Reports; Applied Research, Engineering, Consulting, and Operations; Field Sampling, Data collection and Surveys; and Consulting, Program and Project Management.  Together, we are committed to providing NOAA with the experience, resources, and capability to successfully carry out its mission.

The AIS ProTech Team corporate infrastructure is necessary to support the mobilization of a highly qualified workforce providing environmental intelligence.  This includes experienced recruiters and human resource managers, and program managers who strive to minimize the client’s contract management workload.

For more information about AIS and ProTech services please contact Peter Melanson at either 774-392-5128 or

A.I.S. ProTech Team