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.
March 9, 2018
In February, the SUN2Wave buoy located off the coast of Sunset Beach, NC was redeployed. It was damaged by the active 2017 hurricane season.
The buoy provides bottom currents, surface currents, water temperature, and wave measurements. It communicates with a bottom mounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) and data is transmitted every hour.
March 8, 2018
Reauthorization of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (ICOOS) Act ensures uninterrupted collection and dissemination of ocean data and information. It also continues the innovative partnership between Federal and non-Federal regional partners that make up U.S. IOOS.
February 14, 2018