March 30, 2020

New Open Source Tool to Remotely Calibrate Web Camera Data

The Surf-camera Remote Calibration Tool, or SurfRCaT, developed by Matthew Conlin (SECOORA's 2019 Data Challenge winner) is an open-source tool that solves for camera parameters needed to transform webcam landscape images into bird’s-eye-view maps that are scaled and oriented.  

March 23, 2020

Solicitation of Letters of Intent Funding Opportunity

SECOORA will prepare and submit a single coordinated regional proposal in response to the anticipated FY 2021 Implementation of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) funding opportunity. SECOORA is soliciting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to be reviewed and considered for inclusion in SECOORA’s full proposal submission to NOAA. These LOIs are due to SECOORA by 5:00 PM ET May 26, 2020.

March 23, 2020

SECOORA Board Nominations

This is a call for SECOORA Board Nominations. Click here for the 2020 SECOORA Board of Directors Election Procedure Framework. It outlines the entire voting process with deadlines, includes the current list of members eligible and willing for nomination. Deadline to email nominations is March 31, 2020.

March 20, 2020

A Message from SECOORA

The SECOORA team is extending our support to all in the Southeast during this changing and challenging time. SECOORA is open for business as usual. We are fortunate to work remotely and be able to serve our mission, while being respectful to the interruptions to our professional and personal lives. Read more. 

March 13, 2020

Webinar | Where did my fish go? How scientists are working together to track fish over vast ocean space.

Join SECOORA for a webinar, March 24 at 12 PM ET, with Dr. Joy Young from The FACT Network. Dr. Joy Young will discuss how scientists in The FACT Network are working together to improve management our aquatic resources through sharing data. Click here to reserve your spot!

February 24, 2020

SECOORA 2020 Data Challenge: Using High Frequency Radar to Meet User Needs

SECOORA is asking students and early career professionals to explain the importance of high frequency radar (HFR) and create tools that use archived SECOORA HFR data. There are two $3500 prizes.  Proposals are due May 15, 2020 (extended).

February 7, 2020

SECOORA Preparing for the Next US IOOS 5-year proposal

SECOORA is starting to prepare for the next 5-year NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System proposal. The proposal will cover the period 2021-2026 and the anticipated due date is October 2020. Read more to learn about the request for nominations for the Comprehensive Review Panel, schedule, Letter of Intent (LOI) process, and LOI review criteria. 

February 6, 2020

Student Opportunity: Examine How Temperature Affects Fish Movement Patterns in South Florida

SECOORA and the FACT Network are partnering to sponsor a graduate student to examine how temperature affects fish movement patterns in south Florida marine ecosystems. Proposals are due May 15, 2020 (extended) and the award value is $12,800. Click here to read the full proposal.

February 5, 2020

$2500 Student Opportunity: Apply for the 2020 Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars Award

Apply today for the Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars award! Do not miss the opportunity to receive $2500 in travel support to present your research at a conference. Proposals are due May 15, 2020 (extended). Click here for proposal announcement.

January 27, 2020

SECOORA Seeks Program Coordinator

SECOORA is seeking a half-time program coordinator. The primary responsibility for this position is to coordinate the SECOORA Regional Ocean Data Sharing effort and assist with SECOORA regional initiatives. Applications are due January 31, 2020. Click here for full announcement.