November 17, 2017

Giving Tuesday

We are in the home stretch of raising money for the Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholarship.  Consider helping train the next generation of ocean experts with a small gift. Donate today and help continue Vembu’s legacy - training our future weather forecasters, oceanographers, engineers, computer scientists, data managers, emergency managers and more to keep us safe and informed.

November 17, 2017

Welcome Fathom Science!

A warm welcome to the SECOORA family Fathom Science, LLC! Fathom Science joins SECOORA’s membership as an Institutional Member.   Fathom Science LLC is an oceanographic consulting firm specializing in marine environmental prediction and data analysis. They provide extensive data and knowledge on marine weather, currents, waves, water temperature, and other relevant fields, as well as expert interpretation.

November 16, 2017

Hurricanes Irma and Maria: Damage to Observing Infrastructure Impacts Safety

We’ve all just experienced the most active hurricane season in recent memory. SECOORA’s observing infrastructure took a major hit -  55% of our observing assets are either damaged or destroyed.  This critical infrastructure informs us as to whether our ocean ‘highways’ are safe for work and recreation.  Without data, our ability to forecast and respond to future disasters in our region will be significantly impact. We need your help.

November 15, 2017

Celebrate SECOORA’s 10-year anniversary with 10% off your 2017 SECOORA membership!

SECOORA is designed by stakeholders, for stakeholders. Our members influence and guide all our endeavors to help make us a trusted source for coastal ocean information in the Southeast. Join SECOORA today and receive ten percent off your membership by meeting one of the criteria below: If you have been a member for 10 years, you automatically receive 10% off your 2017 dues.  No matter who you are, you receive 10% off for every new member you recruit. Never been a member, and you want to join, you get 10% off. Join today!

November 9, 2017

Save the Date SECOORA 2018 Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for the SECOORA 2018 Annual Meeting - May 22, 23 and 24, 2018 - in Charleston, South Carolina. Keep a look out for more information. We hope to see you there!

November 8, 2017

Certified: SECOORA Meets NOAA Federal Standards

SECOORA is certified as a Regional Information Coordination Entity, or RICE. Certification recognizes that SECOORA meets federal standards and opens doors for greater collaborations. SECOORA’s data management expertise and capacity provides a solid foundation to support member and stakeholder efforts - private, local, state or federal - to develop products and services for decision makers.

October 19, 2017

Marine Weather Portal Webinar

Join us for a webinar on Tuesday - October 24, 2017, 12 PM ET. Jennifer Dorton (SECOORA) and Charlton Galvarino (Second Creek Consulting, LLC) will be presenting on the SECOORA Marine Weather Portal. Your one-stop spot for marine weather data including real-time mooring data, severe weather alerts, and storm tracks. Reserve your spot now! 

October 17, 2017

AccuWeather’s CEO Barry Myers Nominated to Lead NOAA

Wednesday October 11, 2017 President Donald Trump nominated Barry Myers, the CEO of AccuWeather, to lead the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as Administrator.

September 26, 2017

Webinar: A year and a Hurricane Apart: Nutrient Loading in the St. Lucie Estuary in the Summers of 2016 and 2017

Join us for a webinar on Tuesday - October 3, 2017, 2 PM ET. Dr. Ian Walsh, Sea-Bird Scientific, will provide a perspective on how the sources of nutrients and high flow events change the environment in the St. Lucie Estuary. Reserve your spot now! 

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma Data Resources

SECOORA is monitoring Irma and is providing access to resources such as data, models, and blogs. Access resources below. Hurricane Irma Resource Page SECOORA Blog