Education & Outreach

SECOORA is dedicated to promoting knowledge of coastal ocean observing through accessible resources and student opportunities.  Whether a teacher, student, or interested individual we have something for you. Explore SECOORA education resources below!

Coastal Ocean Observing System

A coastal observing system is a combination of many components— from hardware to humans — used to gather information and turn it into useful products that support human populations, coastal economies and a healthy, sustainable environment. Each observing system uses a variety of platforms to collect data. Click here to learn about the technology.

Hurricane Resources

Take your students by storm using SECOORA hurricane resources. Explore common terminology and concepts for hurricanes.


Ride the wave and surf SECOORA wave resources. Learn about common terminology and concepts for waves.


Basic Observation Buoy (BOB) is a floating platform with capacity to carry a suite of environmental sensors. BOB can be moored to bottom or to a dock in quiet waters. Learn how to take the hands on application to the classroom.


Training the Next Generation

SECOORA is dedicated to training the next generation of ocean experts. Learn about our efforts here.