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August 1, 2022

Data Challenge: Integrating Data to Understand a Coastal Ocean Event

The 2022 Data Challenge invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and early career professionals to develop a project that combines multiple Southeast datasets to understand a coastal ocean event.   

The Dataset

There is no specific dataset for this year’s data challenge. Rather, the challenge is to integrate available coastal ocean observing system (COOS) data to tell a meaningful story or to better understand an environmental coastal ocean event (such as hurricanes, harmful algal blooms, floods, dredging, etc.). SECOORA is encouraging the integration of data across disciplines.

Two $3,500 prizes

There are two $3,500 prizes in two categories: Undergraduate and Graduate / Early Career.  Proposals are due Thursday September 22, 2022 and must be submitted via