MISSION

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

Spotlight

July 9, 2019

Franklin, SECOORA’s New Underwater Autonomous Glider, is Ready for Hurricane Season

The purchase of the new G3 Slocum Glider, Franklin, means more glider days at sea and more data collection. The six-foot long underwater glider is capable of gathering reliable real-time data in any ocean conditions, including hurricane conditions.

SECOORA

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.

News

July 9, 2019

Franklin, SECOORA’s New Underwater Autonomous Glider, is Ready for Hurricane Season

The purchase of the new G3 Slocum Glider, Franklin, means more glider days at sea and more data collection. The six-foot long underwater glider is capable of gathering reliable real-time data in any ocean conditions, including hurricane conditions.

May 21, 2019

SECOORA Receives First Foundation Challenge Grant

SECOORA received $15,000 from the Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation to support fisheries research in South Florida. But there is a catch – we are challenged to raise $15,000 in matching donations. These donations will be used to support a graduate student and purchase equipment to support their research.

Help us reach this goal and donate today, knowing every dollar you contribute will be matched! Click here to donate.

May 9, 2019

Public Forum | Hurricanes and Climate: What does the data show?

North Carolina is still recovering from the 2018 hurricane season. The devastating impacts of Florence are still be felt throughout the region.   As the climate is changing – and hurricanes become more frequent –scientists are working hard to make sure communities are prepared to face the next storm.

On June 17 at 6:30 PM, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, learn from experts on how they are using data, and ingenuity, to increase our understanding of hurricanes and the changing climate.

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