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April 2, 2021

USF COMPS Maintaining Operations on the West Florida Shelf

In March 2021, USF COMPS headed to sea on the R/V Weatherbird to replace the C10 buoy off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. This buoy provides real time data on water velocity, wind speed, air temperature, water temperature, salinity, and more.

March 26, 2021

New Acoustic Receivers Help FACT Network Track Marine Animals

SECOORA collaborated with the FACT Network to install new acoustic receivers on buoys in North Carolina and West Florida. This is helping build bridges between oceanography and acoustic telemetry researchers to expand marine animal observations in the Southeast.

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 5, 2021

Buoy Turnaround Cruise off the Carolinas

In early February, the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Program (UNCW CORMP) replaced buoys off the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina.

March 3, 2021

2021 Annual Meeting

SECOORA will be hosting our 2021 Annual Meeting virtually, Monday, May 24, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM. Click here to reserve your spot. We will miss seeing everyone in person!

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.