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Observe, understand, and increase awareness of our coastal ocean - promoting knowledge, economic and environmental health through strong regional partnerships.

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May 3, 2018

SECOORA Public Forum – Extreme Events, the Blue Economy, and Ocean Observations

How do resiliency efforts reduce risks and what ocean data supports those efforts? Join us for a discussion in Charleston, SC on how extreme events impact the blue economy – including businesses, communities and marine life. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg will open the forum with a few remarks on the city’s resiliency efforts.

When: Wednesday – May 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Where: Hyatt Place + Hyatt House Charleston / Historic District (560 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

Register: Click here to register. Light refreshments will be provided.

SECOORA

The Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) works with stakeholders within the four southeastern states – North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida – to monitor our coasts and ocean. SECOORA provides coastal and oceanographic data and products to communities, state and Federal agencies, and industries within the region.

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May 3, 2018

SECOORA Public Forum – Extreme Events, the Blue Economy, and Ocean Observations

How do resiliency efforts reduce risks and what ocean data supports those efforts? Join us for a discussion in Charleston, SC on how extreme events impact the blue economy – including businesses, communities and marine life. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg will open the forum with a few remarks on the city’s resiliency efforts.

When: Wednesday – May 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Where: Hyatt Place + Hyatt House Charleston / Historic District (560 King Street, Charleston, ...

April 16, 2018

Webinar: Passive acoustic monitoring on a SV3 Wave Glider for fish spawning aggregation detection and characterization

Reserve your spot for the next SECOORA Webinar “Passive acoustic monitoring on a SV3 Wave Glider for fish spawning aggregation detection and characterization”. Laurent Cherubin from FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute will discuss  a novel, autonomous approach to conduct fishery independent surveys in order to search and discover unreported aggregations by mapping the underwater acoustic landscape using an unmanned platform in areas that surround currently known spawning aggregations during the spawning season.

Reserve your spot now!

April 11, 2018

FY 18 IOOS Budget Increase

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act was passed by Congress on March 22, 2018. It included support for many ocean and coastal programs including the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®).

IOOS regional systems were allocated $35 million, an increase of $4.3 million from FY 17. This support will allow the eleven IOOS regional observing system to fill critical gaps in the High-Frequency (HF) Radar network and underwater glider observatory.

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