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December 7, 2017

​​Recording Water Levels Through Citizen Science Reporting

Join us for a webinar Tuesday Dec. 19 (12 PM ET) on a new NOAA and University of North Carolina, Institute of Marine Sciences, water level reporting application. The application collects and aggregates reports of observed water levels submitted through citizen scientists. Register Now

November 22, 2017

Funding Opportunities

New funding opportunities page! A resource of all open funding opportunities SECOORA is aware of. Do you have an opportunity to share? Please Send your opportunities for posting to communications@secoora.org.  

November 22, 2017

Web Camera Applications Testbed (WebCAT) Project Webinar

Web cameras are transforming how environmental monitoring is conducted. The WebCAT initiative is a one year project that is installing web cameras in five locations for various purposes – counting right whales, spotting rip currents, validating wave run up models, understanding human use of natural resources and more. Join us Tuesday November 28, 2017 – 12 PM ET - for a webinar to learn more about the project. Register Now

November 17, 2017

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. Consider helping train the next generation of ocean experts with a small gift to the Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholarship. We are almost at our goal of $50,000! Donate today and help continue Vembu’s legacy - training our future weather forecasters, oceanographers, engineers, computer scientists, data managers, emergency managers and more to keep us safe and informed.

November 17, 2017

First SECOORA Corporate Sponsor!

SECOORA welcomes its first Corporate Silver Sponsor - Georgia Aquarium. A new program by SECOORA, Corporate Sponsorship includes unique opportunities to: influence investments in coastal and ocean observing, build relationships with the coastal ocean observing community, increase your brand’s visibility, and empower students and the public to engage with coastal ocean data. Learn more about corporate sponsorship today.  

November 17, 2017

Welcome Fathom Science!

A warm welcome to the SECOORA family Fathom Science, LLC! Fathom Science joins SECOORA’s membership as an Institutional Member.   Fathom Science LLC is an oceanographic consulting firm specializing in marine environmental prediction and data analysis. They provide extensive data and knowledge on marine weather, currents, waves, water temperature, and other relevant fields, as well as expert interpretation.

November 16, 2017

Hurricanes Irma and Maria: Damage to Observing Infrastructure Impacts Safety

We’ve all just experienced the most active hurricane season in recent memory. SECOORA’s observing infrastructure took a major hit -  55% of our observing assets are either damaged or destroyed.  This critical infrastructure informs us as to whether our ocean ‘highways’ are safe for work and recreation.  Without data, our ability to forecast and respond to future disasters in our region will be significantly impact. We need your help.

November 15, 2017

Celebrate SECOORA’s 10-year anniversary with 10% off your 2017 SECOORA membership!

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. Join SECOORA today and receive ten percent off your membership by meeting one of the criteria below: If you have been a member for 10 years, you automatically receive 10% off your 2017 dues.  No matter who you are, you receive 10% off for every new member you recruit. Never been a member, and you want to join, you get 10% off. Join today!

November 9, 2017

Save the Date SECOORA 2018 Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for the SECOORA 2018 Annual Meeting - May 22, 23 and 24, 2018 - in Charleston, South Carolina. Keep a look out for more information. We hope to see you there!

November 8, 2017

Certified: SECOORA Meets NOAA Federal Standards

SECOORA is certified as a Regional Information Coordination Entity, or RICE. Certification recognizes that SECOORA meets federal standards and opens doors for greater collaborations. SECOORA’s data management expertise and capacity provides a solid foundation to support member and stakeholder efforts - private, local, state or federal - to develop products and services for decision makers.