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October 17, 2017

AccuWeather’s CEO Barry Myers Nominated to Lead NOAA

Wednesday October 11, 2017 President Donald Trump nominated Barry Myers, the CEO of AccuWeather, to lead the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as Administrator.

September 26, 2017

Webinar: A year and a Hurricane Apart: Nutrient Loading in the St. Lucie Estuary in the Summers of 2016 and 2017

Join us for a webinar on Tuesday - October 3, 2017, 2 PM ET. Dr. Ian Walsh, Sea-Bird Scientific, will provide a perspective on how the sources of nutrients and high flow events change the environment in the St. Lucie Estuary. Reserve your spot now! 

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma Data Resources

SECOORA is monitoring Irma and is providing access to resources such as data, models, and blogs. Access resources below. Hurricane Irma Resource Page SECOORA Blog

August 31, 2017

Meet the 2017 – 2018 SECOORA Executive Committee

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 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. Click here to meet the Executive Committee.

August 29, 2017

Webinar: Predicting Marine Physical-Biogeochemical Variability in the Gulf of Mexico and Southeastern U.S. Shelf Seas

Join us for a webinar on Wednesday September 6, 12 PM ET. Dr. Rouying, North Carolina State University, will report on efforts in evaluating the performance of the coupled modeling system. Reserve your spot now!

August 23, 2017

Introducing Jennifer Dorton as SECOORA’s RCOOS Manager

Please join us in welcoming Jennifer Dorton as SECOORA’s Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System (RCOOS) Manager.Jennifer will be 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.

June 29, 2017

U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Seeking New Membership

The U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee (the Committee), a Federal advisory committee, is soliciting applications for new membership for the August 2018 term. The Committee provides advice to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and to the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on the planning, integrated design, operation, maintenance, enhancement, and expansion of the United States Integrated Ocean Observing System (U.S. IOOS). Applications will be accepted through September 20, 2017. Read more >

June 26, 2017


SECOORA is representing the U.S. IOOS Regional Associations at the National Marine Educators Association Meeting (NMEA) meeting in Charleston, SC. We will be presenting a poster on how to bring data into the classroom using IOOS regional data portals. Click here for a PDF of the poster.

June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall along the Gulf Coast early Thursday morning. Follow the storms path in the new Marine Weather Portal! Use the tool to get rapid access to coastal and ocean weather and sea condition data, including marine-based warnings, watches, and advisories issued by the National Weather Service.

June 22, 2017

Spring 2017 FACT Meeting

SECOORA is excited to attend the Florida Atlantic Coastal Telemetry (FACT) meeting June 22 and 23, 2017. Axiom Data Science will be leading a lesson on linking environmental and animal movement data with SECOORA resources. Agendas: June 22, 2017: Agenda | June 23, 2017: Agenda