MISSION

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

Spotlight

Webinar: The Trouble with Deep Learning

January 4, 2021

Webinar: The Trouble with Deep Learning

Join us for a webinar on January 26 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET. Dr. Paul Gader from the University of Florida will discuss some of the inherent and difficult flaws in current Artificial Intelligence practices and use examples from environmental sensing to identify methods for mitigating those flaws. 

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

January 13, 2021

Core Funding Proposal Submitted to US IOOS

Core Funding Proposal Submitted to US IOOS

Priorities over the next five years will focus on sustaining SECOORA coastal ocean activities while expanding our observing system to include new capabilities, not only along the coastline, but also into the rivers and estuaries. There were 36 academic partners on this proposal and over 90 Letters of Support from users in the region.

January 13, 2021

Understanding Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Survey

Understanding Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Survey

SECOORA is asking members to please complete our short 12 question survey to help us understand Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in our network. We are hoping to find avenues for partnerships and explore how we can amplify your institutions initiatives. Deadline to complete the survey is January 29, 2021. Click here to take the survey. We appreciate your input.

January 12, 2021

SECOORA 2021 Data Challenge: Using Buoy and Shore Station Data to Meet User Needs

SECOORA 2021 Data Challenge: Using Buoy and Shore Station Data to Meet User Needs

Apply today! The 2021 Data Challenge invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and early career professionals to develop a project that incorporates and analyzes buoy and/or shore station data using archived SECOORA data. There are two $3,500 prizes.  Proposals are due Friday March 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET.

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