September 19, 2019

Gliders Ready for Tropical Storm Jerry

SECOORA gliders are capturing water column information ahead of Tropical Storm Jerry as he moves closer to the US. Data from gliders allows forecasters and scientists to improve predictions of the storm’s potential intensity.

September 10, 2019

Meet the 2019 – 2020 SECOORA Executive Committee

Congratulations to the 2019 – 2020 Executive Committee! We are honored to be working with this talented group of individuals. SECOORA Executive Committee plays an important role in sustaining our success.

September 10, 2019

SECOORA is Proud to Introduce Two New Employees

Please join us in welcoming Tracy Buchman and Barbara Bischof to the SECOORA team!Tracy Buchman is the lead account for SECOORA and will also be providing administrative servicesBarbara Bischof holds a joint position as the new Director of the Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Recovery Partnership (SCDRP), a SECOORA affiliated program, and as SECOORA’s Coordinator.

September 10, 2019

SECOORA Funds Research to Study Sound in the Marine Environment

SECOORA is excited to announce that Dr. Eric Montie, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, has received $30,000 to support his work in measuring sound in the marine environment. Dr. Montie’s proposal was selected for funding through the 2019 SECOORA mini-proposal opportunity.

August 29, 2019

Top Four: SECOORA’s Favorite Hurricane Data Resources

After a slow start to the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, the Southeast and Gulf of Mexico are starting to ramp up for Hurricane Dorian.Explore our top four favorite hurricane resources and data products.

August 27, 2019

Eyes on Dorian: Data Resources

Hurricane Dorian's forecasted track expected to impact the entire southeast coast.  SECOORA put together this page to highlight data and information related to the Hurricane Dorian. It will be updated as new information becomes available.

August 22, 2019

Webinar | Announcing OceanReports: A web-based tool to inform planning and permitting in coastal and ocean waters

Join SECOORA for a webinar on October 1 at 12 PM ET with Dr. James Morris  from NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. Dr. Morris will discuss OceanReports - an online tool that has 100 distinct data layers and is capable of analyzing ocean neighborhoods for any area shape or size in the entire U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone.  Click here to register.

August 21, 2019

Save the Date: Drones in the Coastal Zone Workshop

Please save the date for a US Southeast and Caribbean regional workshop on applications of drones in coastal ecosystem management to be held March 31 - April 2, 2020 in Beaufort, North Carolina.  Click here for workshop website. 

August 8, 2019

Donate Today: 100% of the Proceeds Will Support a Graduate Student Scholarship Opportunity

SECOORA and partner, The FACT Network, received a $15,000 grant from the Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation to support fisheries research in South Florida. But there is a catch – we need to raise $15,000 in matching donations. These matching funds will be used to support a graduate student conducting fisheries research in South Florida. Please help us reach our goal by October 2019.

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.