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April 20, 2021

SECOORA 2021 Education and Outreach Request for Proposals – $8,500 Opportunity

SECOORA is soliciting proposals to develop online or online accessible K-12 marine science curricula and/or activities that can be implemented by parents, teachers, and other educators. Proposals must demonstrate how they will increase participation of underrepresented communities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics educational activities.

April 13, 2021

Webinar | 4th Grade Curriculum: Water Shapes our Planet and our Lives

Join SECOORA for a webinar on April 27 at 3:30 PM ET to learn about a new comprehensive fourth grade, virtual-learning science unit on the water cycle, weather, climate, and natural processes that shape the Earth’s coasts and communities. Click here to reserve your spot. 

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

Thank you to everyone who tuned in for SECOORA’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on May 24. The meeting included a brief Board and Members business meeting and an update on SECOORA's revised Strategic Plan. 

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.