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.

June 22, 2017

Spring 2017 FACT Meeting

SECOORA is excited to attend the Florida Atlantic Coastal Telemetry (FACT) meeting June 22 and 23, 2017. Axiom Data Science will be leading a lesson on linking environmental and animal movement data with SECOORA resources. Agendas: June 22, 2017: Agenda | June 23, 2017: Agenda

June 16, 2017

SECOORA Seeks Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System Manager

SECOORA is seeking a professional to serve as our Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System (RCOOS) Manager. Deadline to apply is July 10, 2017. Access PDF of full announcement here.

May 17, 2017

SECOORA Data Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the SECOORA Data Challenge winners! There were many innovative submissions, making it a tough competition. The projects chosen integrate social science data with physical data, increase use of pH data on the SECORA portal and develops an exciting new way to utilize satellite oceanographic data.

May 10, 2017

Agenda Posted for 2017 Annual Meeting

Agenda has been posted for the 2017 Annual Meeting, May 16-18, 2017 in Melbourne, FL. Access the meeting page for more information.

May 3, 2017

New Website

Please "pardon our dust" as we transition to a new website. Please email abbey@secoora.org if you have any questions or need help finding a page.

February 24, 2017

Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars Award

Honor Vembu and donate to train the next generation of ocean experts!Help us reach our $50,000 goal. It will enable SECOORA to establish an annual scholarship of approximately $2,500 in perpetuity in Vembu’s honor. Donate online today.

February 21, 2017

Southeast and Caribbean Regional Animal Telemetry Network Workshop

This workshop to be hosted March 28 and 29, 2017 in Tampa, FL is one in a series of regional meetings and workshops that the U.S. ATN is holding to identify priorities for regional telemetry observations of aquatic species (including pinnipeds, sharks, whales, fishes, turtles, and seabirds) that could be served by an ATN baseline network and to examine whether the type and extent of existing telemetry assets could adequately satisfy these requirements.