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.
SECOORA Marine Weather Portal
Date: Tuesday – October 24, 2017
Time: 12 – 1 PM ET
Presenter: Jennifer Dorton (SECOORA) and Charlton Galvarino (Second Creek Consulting, LLC)
Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) members have worked together since 2007 to develop and continuously improve the Marine Weather Portal (MWP). The MWP aggregates data provided by the NOAA National Data Buoy Center, National Weather Service (NWS), National Estuarine Research Reserves, IOOS Regional Associations, and other sources into a map-based product specifically developed for the marine community.
The MWP was developed by meteorologists, web designers, data managers, and outreach personnel with the University of North Carolina Wilmington, University of South Carolina, Second Creek Consulting LLC, and NWS offices in coastal states across the Southeast and Gulf of Mexico. The MWP is currently used to disseminate standardized, consolidated marine information for the SECOORA and Gulf of Mexico Ocean Observing System regions. Explore the portal: http://mwp.secoora.org.
About the Presenters
Jennifer Dorton is SECOORA’s Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System (RCOOS) Manager. Jennifer is responsible for overseeing the development of SECOORA’s updated regional observing plan, managing Data Management and Communications, coordinating SECOORA’s Principal Investigators, and growing our observing system. Jennifer has over 13 years of experience leading grant funded programs and projects at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). She has served as a Principal Investigator (PI) on the SECOORA funded UNCW Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Program and as the lead PI on the Marine Weather Portal web development project.
Charlton Galvarino has been in the data management and software product development business as a contractor for over twelve years. Clients range from private sector oceanography companies providing critical oil and gas ocean current forecasts to clients that are municipalities managing snow plow routes during severe weather. Charlton has an open-sourced attitude who believes in a best-fit approach to technology; find the right tool for the job, and run with it!