MISSION

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

Spotlight

November 9, 2018

Florida Red Tide: How SECOORA is Helping

Currently, there is an unprecedented and persistent harmful algal bloom (HAB) impacting both coasts of Florida. The Florida HAB organism, Karenia brevis (commonly known as red tide) creates a toxin that is threatening to organism health.  Read how we are supporting observing and modeling work to track the bloom.

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

November 9, 2018

Florida Red Tide: How SECOORA is Helping

Currently, there is an unprecedented and persistent harmful algal bloom (HAB) impacting both coasts of Florida. The Florida HAB organism, Karenia brevis (commonly known as red tide) creates a toxin that is threatening to organism health.  Read how we are supporting observing and modeling work to track the bloom.

October 9, 2018

Eyes on Hurricane Michael: Data Resources

SECOORA is watching Hurricane Michael as he moves in the Gulf of Mexico. Our assets are providing near real-time information the storm.

Access the data resources page here.

September 21, 2018

ROFFS™ Monitoring Ocean Conditions before and after Hurricane Florence

ROFFS™  has analyzed the ocean conditions directly before and after Florence along the east coast of the United States from northern Florida to Virginia. They focused mainly on the Sea Surface Temperature and Ocean Color/Chlorophyll data.

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