SECOORA gliders are capturing water column information ahead of Tropical Storm Jerry as he moves closer to the US. Data from gliders allows forecasters and scientists to improve predictions of the storm’s potential intensity.
Congratulations to the 2019 – 2020 Executive Committee! We are honored to be working with this talented group of individuals. SECOORA Executive Committee plays an important role in sustaining our success.
Please join us in welcoming Tracy Buchman and Barbara Bischof to the SECOORA team!Tracy Buchman is the lead account for SECOORA and will also be providing administrative servicesBarbara Bischof holds a joint position as the new Director of the Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Recovery Partnership (SCDRP), a SECOORA affiliated program, and as SECOORA’s Coordinator.
SECOORA is excited to announce that Dr. Eric Montie, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, has received $30,000 to support his work in measuring sound in the marine environment. Dr. Montie’s proposal was selected for funding through the 2019 SECOORA mini-proposal opportunity.
After a slow start to the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, the Southeast and Gulf of Mexico are starting to ramp up for Hurricane Dorian.Explore our top four favorite hurricane resources and data products.
Hurricane Dorian's forecasted track expected to impact the entire southeast coast.
SECOORA put together this page to highlight data and information related to the Hurricane Dorian. It will be updated as new information becomes available.
Join SECOORA for a webinar on October 1 at 12 PM ET with Dr. James Morris from NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. Dr. Morris will discuss OceanReports - an online tool that has 100 distinct data layers and is capable of analyzing ocean neighborhoods for any area shape or size in the entire U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone. Click here to register.
Please save the date for a US Southeast and Caribbean regional workshop on applications of drones in coastal ecosystem management to be held March 31 - April 2, 2020 in Beaufort, North Carolina. Click here for workshop website.
SECOORA and partner, The FACT Network, received a $15,000 grant from the Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation to support fisheries research in South Florida. But there is a catch – we need to raise $15,000 in matching donations. These matching funds will be used to support a graduate student conducting fisheries research in South Florida. Please help us reach our goal by October 2019.
The purchase of the new G3 Slocum Glider, Franklin, means more glider days at sea and more data collection. The six-foot long underwater glider is capable of gathering reliable real-time data in any ocean conditions, including hurricane conditions.
SECOORA is participating in a survey to better understand the value of the services we provide. This short, 5 minute survey is to help us better serve your ocean observing needs. We value your feedback