SECOORA is designed by stakeholders, for stakeholders. Our members influence and guide all our endeavors to help make us a trusted source for coastal ocean information in the southeast. From North Carolina to Florida, universities, state and local agencies, volunteer groups, businesses, and more join SECOORA to set our regional coastal ocean observing priorities. Join today!
Why should I join SECOORA?
Together, SECOORA has the power to create change. Help us observe, understand, and increase awareness of the southeast coastal ocean.
As one of the 11 IOOS ocean observing systems, SECOORA helps set national priorities. Our members have a platform to voice monitoring gaps, write national observing plans, and advocate for regional needs.
SECOORA is a network of organizations, achieving success through partnership among members and other stakeholders. We promote and leverage member initiatives. Whether writing a joint proposal, sponsoring regional projects, or acting as a convener – we are eager to work with our members to create successes.
The SECOORA community is composed of leaders in coastal ocean sciences. We host an open annual meeting, support events, and share opportunities where members can network with other professionals in the field.
View our membership flyer or Contact Megan Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org, to become a member today!
With over 40 members, SECOORA is able to work towards our mission: observe, understand, and increase awareness of our coastal ocean. Thank you members!
Representative: Nick Shay
Date Joined: 12/5/2007
Representative: Michael Crosby
Date Joined: 10/26/2015
|Institutional Members||Representative||State||Date Joined|
|Duke University Marine Laboratory||Pat Halpin||NC||1/4/08|
|East Carolina University||J.P. Walsh||NC||7/1/08|
|Florida Atlantic University||Manhar Dhanak||FL||4/15/08|
|Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute||Kathleen O’Keife||FL||1/1/08|
|Florida Institute of Oceanography||William Hogarth||FL||1/31/08|
|Florida Institute of Technology||George Maul||FL||1/9/08|
|Florida International University School of Environment, Arts and Society||Jim Fourqurean||FL||7/1/11|
|Florida State University||Markus Huettel||FL||11/28/07|
|Georgia Aquarium||Greg Bossart||GA||6/10/10|
|Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute||Dennis Hanisak||FL||4/20/08|
|Indian River State College||Edwin Massey||FL||12/31/10|
|Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute||Quinton White||FL||3/17/08|
|Kennesaw State University||Lisa Adams||GA||2/15/09|
|Lockheed Martin||Barbara Slayton||MD||2/21/08|
|North Carolina State University||Ruoying He||NC||2/21/08|
|Nova Southeastern University||Dick Dodge||FL||11/28/07|
|Roffer’s Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service, Inc||Mitch Roffer||FL||1/2/08|
|Leidos Corporation||Peter Hamilton||NC||4/15/08|
|South Carolina Department of Natural Resources||Marcel Reichert||SC||3/19/08|
|South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium||Rick DeVoe||SC||12/5/07|
|Skidaway Institute of Oceanography||Jim Nelson||GA||1/4/08|
|South Atlantic Fishery Management Council||Roger Pugliese||SC||7/17/07|
|University of Florida||Peter Sheng||FL||4/9/08|
|University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill||Harvey Seim||NC||1/15/07|
|University of North Carolina-Wilmington||Lynn Leonard||NC||12/5/07|
|University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences||George Voulgaris||SC||3/27/08|
|University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health||Dwayne Porter||SC||9/7/20/11|
|University of South Florida College of Marine Science||Bob Weisberg||FL||2/25/07|
|University of Central Florida||Graham Worthy||FL|
|GeoOptics||Conrad C. Lautenbacher|
|SRI International||Tim Short||7/1/13|
|Florida Gulf Coast University||Felix Jose||FL||7/1/13|
|Liquid Robotics||Ryan Carlon||7/1/13|
|Individual Members||Organization||State||Date Joined|
|Paul Devine||Teledyne Instruments|
|Rick Cole||RDSea International||FL||7/1/11|
|OTT Hydromet||Jennifer Zimmerman||FL||7/1/13|
|Affiliate Members||Representative||State||Date Joined|
|NOAA Southeast and Caribbean Regional Team||Geno Olmi||SC||5/10/09|
|NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory||Alan Leonardi||FL||4/2/08|
|Southeast, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Region of the Office of the National Marine Sanctuaries||George Sedberry||GA||8/7/07|
|NOAA Ocean Acidification Program||Jennifer Bennett Mintz||SC||12/4/13|