MISSION

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

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.

Spotlight

February 14, 2017

10-Year Anniversary

Wow! SECOORA is celebrating 10 years. From the beginning, our members, partners and supporters have helped SECOORA expand the Southeast coastal observing system. This continuing work is increasing awareness of the importance coastal observing, and SECOORA is extremely grateful for your support. Join the celebrations!

10-Year Anniversary Celebrations

News

June 29, 2017

U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Seeking New Membership

The U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee (the Committee), a Federal advisory committee, is soliciting applications for new membership for the August 2018 term. The Committee provides advice to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and to the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on the planning, integrated design, operation, maintenance, enhancement, and expansion of the United States Integrated Ocean Observing System (U.S. IOOS). Applications will be accepted through September 20, 2017. Read more >

June 26, 2017

SECOORA at NMEA 2017

SECOORA is representing the U.S. IOOS Regional Associations at the National Marine Educators Association Meeting (NMEA) meeting in Charleston, SC. We will be presenting a poster on how to bring data into the classroom using IOOS regional data portals. Click here for a PDF of the poster.

June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall along the Gulf Coast early Thursday morning. Follow the storms path in the new Marine Weather Portal! Use the tool to get rapid access to coastal and ocean weather and sea condition data, including marine-based warnings, watches, and advisories issued by the National Weather Service.
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