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June 2, 2023

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator for SCDRP

The Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership (SCDRP) is seeking a Program Coordinator. Submit a resume, cover letter explaining why you are uniquely qualified for the position, and 3 professional references by email to by Wednesday, June 21, 2023. Click here for PDF of job announcement.

May 31, 2023

Request for Proposals: Attending Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Science Courses

SECOORA is seeking applications to sponsor up to six candidates from the US Southeast to attend three UAS executive education courses offered by the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Submissions are due at 5:00 PM ET on June 30, 2023.

May 23, 2023

Introducing the Harmful Algal Bloom Plan 2.0

SECOORA is delighted to announce the release of the Harmful Algal Bloom Plan 2.0. This updated plan builds upon the successes and lessons learned from its predecessor - taking into account advancements in technology, research, investments, and stakeholder engagement.

May 17, 2023

The Southeast Marine Mapping Tool Improves Data Access for Ocean Planning

SECOORA is excited to announce the launch of Southeast Marine Mapping Tool developed by The Nature Conservancy. This new tool assists ocean planning and management decisions, like offshore wind energy siting, by providing access to information such as observation and density data for marine species, seafloor and water column features, and ocean uses.

March 7, 2023

Webinar: Mote Marine Laboratory’s Beach Conditions Reporting System

Join SECOORA to learn about the Mote Marine Laboratory’s Beach Conditions Reporting System presented by Aspen Cook (Mote Marine Laboratory) on April 4 at noon ET. The tool encourages the public to participate in community science and provides condition reports for beaches and coastal recreation areas. Click here to reserve your spot. 

February 23, 2023

Webinar: USGS Water Observing Systems Network and Response to the 2022 Tropical and Extratropical Storms

Join SECOORA to learn about the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Water Observing Systems network and USGS responses to 2022 tropical and extratropical storms. The webinar will be presented by Brian McCallum (USGS) and Athena Clark (USGS) on March 7 at noon ET. Click here to reserve your spot.

February 7, 2023

New Buoys Coming to the East Coast of Florida in 2024

Dr. Leonard and her team of Co-Investigators (Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, NOAA National Weather Service, FACT Network, and Second Creek Consulting) will deploy new real-time buoys in 2024 on the east coast of Florida.

January 30, 2023

Strength in Numbers: The Power of Joining Forces

Over six partners have joined forces to install a web camera, water level sensor, and an air quality monitor at the South Carolina Maritime Museum located on the banks of the Sampit River in Georgetown, SC.

January 28, 2023

Help Us Identify Coastal Acidification Monitoring Needs With This Short Survey

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SECOORA invites all members and stakeholders to participate in this short 10-minute survey to help us identify coastal acidification areas of concern. The results will directly inform the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification’s (IWGOA) upcoming call for information on priority monitoring needs.

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.