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September 10, 2019

SECOORA Funds Research to Study Sound in the Marine Environment

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.

August 29, 2019

Top Four: SECOORA’s Favorite Hurricane Data Resources

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.

August 27, 2019

Eyes on Dorian: Data Resources

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.

August 22, 2019

Webinar | Announcing OceanReports: A web-based tool to inform planning and permitting in coastal and ocean waters

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.

August 21, 2019

Save the Date: Drones in the Coastal Zone Workshop

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. 

August 8, 2019

Donate Today: 100% of the Proceeds Will Support a Graduate Student Scholarship Opportunity

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 December 2019.

July 9, 2019

Franklin, SECOORA’s New Underwater Autonomous Glider, is Ready for Hurricane Season

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.

May 21, 2019

SECOORA Receives First Foundation Challenge Grant

SECOORA received $15,000 from the Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation to support fisheries research in South Florida. But there is a catch – we are challenged to raise $15,000 in matching donations. These donations will be used to support a graduate student and purchase equipment to support their research. Help us reach this goal and donate today, knowing every dollar you contribute will be matched! Click here to donate.

May 9, 2019

Public Forum | Hurricanes and Climate: What does the data show?

North Carolina is still recovering from the 2018 hurricane season. The devastating impacts of Florence are still be felt throughout the region.   As the climate is changing – and hurricanes become more frequent –scientists are working hard to make sure communities are prepared to face the next storm.On June 17 at 6:30 PM, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, learn from experts on how they are using data, and ingenuity, to increase our understanding of hurricanes and the changing climate.

May 6, 2019

Seeking New Coordinator for the Southeast Disaster Recovery Partnership

In partnership with the SDRP Advisory Board, SECOORA is seeking qualified applicants or subcontracting organizations for the position of Coordinator of the Southeast Disaster Recovery Partnership (SDRP). This position is currently structured as a half-time position by contract with SECOORA, with funding for 15 months.   Deadline to apply is May 24, 2019. Click here for PDF of announcement.