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January 8, 2018

Data Challenge 2018 Announcement

SECOORA is looking to you – our next generation of coastal and ocean scientists, managers, decision makers, entrepreneurs - to help tell a story with data. Learn more on the SECOORA Data Challenge Webpage!

December 15, 2017

New Marine Science Position at Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology and Marine Science for a tenure-track beginning August 2018, with an emphasis in physical oceanography. Must be qualified to teach introductory and advanced oceanography classes, with interest in working with sharks and other migratory animals, remote sensing, modeling, and/or GIS at both undergraduate and master’s degree level. The position will begin August 2018 and some relocation funds will be available. Active grant-funded research involving undergraduates and masters students is expected, including collaboration with OCEARCH Global Shark Tracker. Link to the Announcement

December 14, 2017

FACT 10 Year Anniversary Meeting

SECOORA will be attending the 2017 Fall FACT Network Meeting in West Palm Beach, Florida. The two day meeting (December 14-15, 2017) will cover a workshop on data and research project updates.   PDF of Agenda

December 14, 2017

SC Sea Grant is Hiring

SC Sea Grant Consortium is looking for a Coastal Environmental Quality (CEQ) Program Specialist to be based in its administrative office in Charleston, South Carolina.  The CEQ Program Specialist will (1) develop, coordinate, and implement a science-based and user-driven coastal environmental quality outreach program and (2) provide program leadership and management of the Consortium’s S.C. Stormwater Pond Research and Management Collaborative. PDF of Job Announcement

December 7, 2017

​​Recording Water Levels Through Citizen Science Reporting

Join us for a webinar Tuesday Dec. 19 (12 PM ET) on a new NOAA and University of North Carolina, Institute of Marine Sciences, water level reporting application. The application collects and aggregates reports of observed water levels submitted through citizen scientists. Register Now

November 22, 2017

Funding Opportunities

New funding opportunities page! A resource of all open funding opportunities SECOORA is aware of. Do you have an opportunity to share? Please Send your opportunities for posting to  

November 22, 2017

Web Camera Applications Testbed (WebCAT) Project Webinar

Web cameras are transforming how environmental monitoring is conducted. The WebCAT initiative is a one year project that is installing web cameras in five locations for various purposes – counting right whales, spotting rip currents, validating wave run up models, understanding human use of natural resources and more. Join us Tuesday November 28, 2017 – 12 PM ET - for a webinar to learn more about the project. Register Now

November 17, 2017

Giving Tuesday

We are in the home stretch of raising money for the Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholarship.  Consider helping train the next generation of ocean experts with a small gift. Donate today and help continue Vembu’s legacy - training our future weather forecasters, oceanographers, engineers, computer scientists, data managers, emergency managers and more to keep us safe and informed.

November 17, 2017

First SECOORA Corporate Sponsor!

SECOORA welcomes its first Corporate Silver Sponsor - Georgia Aquarium. A new program by SECOORA, Corporate Sponsorship includes unique opportunities to: influence investments in coastal and ocean observing, build relationships with the coastal ocean observing community, increase your brand’s visibility, and empower students and the public to engage with coastal ocean data. Learn more about corporate sponsorship today.  

November 17, 2017

Welcome Fathom Science!

A warm welcome to the SECOORA family Fathom Science, LLC! Fathom Science joins SECOORA’s membership as an Institutional Member.   Fathom Science LLC is an oceanographic consulting firm specializing in marine environmental prediction and data analysis. They provide extensive data and knowledge on marine weather, currents, waves, water temperature, and other relevant fields, as well as expert interpretation.