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January 25, 2023

Heading to the Beach? Check for Safe Conditions Using These Websites

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Check out these free online decision-support tools that provide data on the health and safety of beaches and coastal waters in the Southeast.

January 18, 2023

Camera Footage of Marine Mammal Releases Available to View on WebCOOS

Video data of marine mammal releases by The Marine Mammal Center in Point Reyes National Seashore (California) is now available on WebCOOS.org.

January 13, 2023

Volunteer Divers Use Latest Camera Technology to Provide Fisheries Data

The SMILE project involves volunteer divers, innovative underwater camera technology, and the expansion of a citizen science approach to collect length data for reef fish in the South Atlantic. The new data sources will be incorporated into stock and ecosystem assessment processes.

December 15, 2022

Happy Holidays and Thank You

Thank you for being a part of the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association! We appreciate your partnership and look forward to working together in the New Year.

December 14, 2022

Seeking Contractor: Regional Surface Elevation Table Coordination

SECOORA is seeking a contractor to provide coordinator services including 1) develop an inventory of existing Surface Elevation Tables (SETs); 2) conduct a SET gap analysis; and 3) develop and foster a SET Community of Practice, including facilitating a workshop and virtual meetings and developing web content.

November 29, 2022

Meet the Winners of the Harmful Algal Bloom Request for Proposals

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SECOORA is excited to announce the two winners of the SECOORA 2022 Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Request for Proposals. Both projects aim to improve water quality monitoring and gain an understanding of the conditions that allow HABs to form and thrive in the Southeast.

November 22, 2022

This Giving Tuesday Support Ocean Education and Outreach

Giving Tuesday is right around the corner.  This year SECOORA is teaming with the Southeast Ocean and Coastal Acidification Network (SOCAN). Donate to support SOCAN and help them advance their education and outreach efforts.

November 8, 2022

Eyes on Nicole: Data Resources

SECOORA put together this page to highlight data and information related to Nicole. It will be updated as new information becomes available.

October 31, 2022

Save the Date: 2023 Annual Meeting

Save the date for SECOORA's 2023 Annual Meeting May 10-11, 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida.

October 19, 2022

Tracking Seaweed Blooms with the Sargassum Watch System

The Sargassum Watch System (SaWS) provides real-time satellite images that show Sargassum location, amount, and trajectory.