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October 27, 2016

Buoys in the Carolinas to be Replaced

Three buoys in the coastal waters of North Carolina and South Carolina will soon be replaced. Upgrades to the systems being deployed include a more robust power system as well as secondary meteorological sensors.

October 25, 2016

Using Ocean Technology to Capture Hurricane Matthew in Real Time

As Matthew moved from the Bahamas to the Carolinas, ocean observing technology – such as buoys - captured waves over 20 feet and wind speed of over 50 knots along its’ path.OverviewHurricane Matthew was the first category 5 Atlantic hurricane since 2007.  After wreaking havoc in the Caribbean, Matthew started its path along the southern ...

October 12, 2016

SECOORA Seeks Marketing Services Contractor

SECOORA seeks a professional contractor to provide strategic planning services. The Marketing Services Contractor will work with the Executive Director, SECOORA staff and Board members to develop an overarching marketing plan for SECOORA. Click here for detailed information.

October 7, 2016

SECOORA Newsletter

New SECOORA newsletter! Read about Hurricane Matthew, a new global ocean acidification portal, the SECOORA Glider Observatory and more!

October 7, 2016

New Blog! Read Insights on Hurricane Matthew

SECOORA has started a new blog. Posts will be written by the SECOORA team or invited experts in the coast and ocean sciences and will cover anything from new technology to insight on events in the region – such as hurricanes, red tide, etc.Our goal is to use this platform to increase awareness of our ...

October 7, 2016

Training the Next Generation

SECOORA, US IOOS and University of South Florida College of Marine Science (USF CMS) hosted two interns over the summer.  Under the mentorship of Dave Easter (US IOOS), Jay Law (USF CMS) and Vembu Subramanian (SECOORA), the undergraduate students learned hands-on the importance of coastal ocean observing.Julianna Diehl, an undergraduate student at the Maine Maritime ...

October 7, 2016

Save the Date – SECOORA Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for the SECOORA 2017 Annual Meeting - May 16, 17 and 18, 2017 - in Melbourne, Florida hosted by Florida Institute of Technology. SECOORA will be celebrating our 10- year anniversary of becoming a non-profit. Keep a look out for more information and a website. Hope to see you there!

October 5, 2016

Hurricane Matthew

** NEW BLOG: Read posts on Matthew from experts in the Southeast Region ** Hurricane Matthew, a category 3 hurricane at 8 AM ET October 7, moved up the southeast coast, eventually making landfall as a category 1 hurricane just north of Charleston, SC on Oct. 8. Maximum sustained winds were near 120 mph during ...

August 31, 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine and Tropical Depression Eight Passing Over SECOORA Assets

Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Storm Hermine are dousing the SECOORA region.Tropical Depression EightTropical Depression Eight is moving slowly away from the North Carolina coastline. According to the National Hurricane Center it is centered about 75 miles east-southeast of Cape Hatteras.SECOORA and US IOOS support marine weather buoys off of the coast of North Carolina ...

August 26, 2016

Meet the 2016 – 2017 Executive Committee

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Executive Committee! We are honored to be working with this talented group of individuals. SECOORA Executive Committee plays an important role in sustaining our success. If you are interested in becoming a SECOORA member, please visit: White, ChairmanA. Quinton White, Jr., Ph.D., is Executive Director, Marine Science Research Institute and Professor of Biology ...