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


January 10, 2018

Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars Award

In remembrance of Vembu Subramanian – our friend and colleague – SECOORA is establishing an award for the next generation of ocean experts.

Learn more on the webpage!


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

Buoys off the Carolinas Coast are Receiving Repairs after Hurricane Damage

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

ICOOS Act Reauthorization Passes Unanimously in the Senate

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

Webinar: Next Generation SECOORA Data Portal (v2.5)

Spend your lunch break learning about the new tools and capabilities on the SECOORA Beta Data Portal.

Presenter: Stacey Buckelew, Director of Programs,  Axiom Data Science
Date: February 27, 12 – 1 PM ET

Reserve your spot now!

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