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March 22, 2021

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Contractor for Program Coordinator Services

Deadline to apply is April 21, 2021.

March 12, 2021

Webinar | Making the Data Work for You

Join SECOORA for a webinar titled "Making the Data Work for You" on March 23 at noon ET presented by Lauren Showalter and Brian Stone from Axiom Data Science. The team will discuss how the SECOORA data system is using data to meet the needs of users and how to make the data work for you. Click here to reserve your spot.

March 3, 2021

Identify Eddys with Surface Current Data Collected by High Frequency Radars

SECOORA’s 2020 Data Challenge Winner, Douglas Cahl from the University of South Carolina, has developed a new online tool that identifies eddies from 6km resolution High Frequency radar (HF radar) current data.

February 18, 2021

New Interactive, Virtual Curriculum Available for Fourth Graders

The curriculum, Water Shapes Our Planet and Our Lives, provides a unique, hands-on experience where students explore local weather, discover and create tools used by scientists to collect weather data, and evaluate long-term trends recorded by climate scientists. Each lesson is designed as an online teaching resource for both educators and curious learners. 

February 12, 2021

Meet the Winners of the Enhancing Regional Ocean Data Sharing Competition

SECOORA is thrilled to the announce the winners of the Enhancing Regional Ocean Sharing Data Request for Proposals. We will be funding three projects that use state and regional geospatial data to enhance marine management practices.

February 12, 2021

Meet the Winners of the Fill Regional Product and Observational Gaps Competition

SECOORA is honored to announce the winners of the Request for Proposals to Fill Regional Product and Observational Gaps.  We received many innovative submissions for this 1-year funding opportunity and three proposals will be funded. 

February 3, 2021

Increasing Red Tide Sampling off the West Florida Shelf

Scientists are heading to sea on the R/V Walton Smith to sample areas where red tide blooms are commonly present off the west Florida coast.  This upcoming survey is of particular interest because K. brevis has been observed in southwest Florida since December 2020 and offshore chlorophyll patches have been observed in recent remote sensing imagery.

January 13, 2021

Core Funding Proposal Submitted to US IOOS

Priorities over the next five years will focus on sustaining SECOORA coastal ocean activities while expanding our observing system to include new capabilities, not only along the coastline, but also into the rivers and estuaries. There were 36 academic partners on this proposal and over 90 Letters of Support from users in the region.

December 1, 2020

SECOORA Partners Work Together For Improved Fishing Forecasts

Meet Matt Upton, owner of ROFFS™, and learn about how two SECOORA partners are working together to improve recreational fishing forecasts.

October 30, 2020

Webinar: What’s all that racket! Estuarine soundscapes in South Carolina

Join us on November 17 at 12 PM for a webinar by Dr. Eric Montie, University of South Carolina. Dr. Montie will discuss how passive acoustics can provide information on the ecological response of estuaries to climate variability and can assist in monitoring fish reproductive output of an estuary. Click here to reserve your spot.