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September 14, 2022

Request for Proposals: Fill Regional Observational Gaps on the Florida East Coast

SECOORA is soliciting proposals to fill at least two gaps in buoy operations on the east coast of Florida. Proposals are due by 5:00 PM November 11.

September 9, 2022

Webinar | ShellBase: Water Quality Data from Shellfish Harvest Waters in One Database

Webinar on September 27 at 12:00 PM ET presented by Natalie Nelson, Megan Carr, and Natalie "Nat" Chazal from North Carolina State University. They will be presenting use cases for a database, ShellBase, that compiles long-term records of coastal water quality from shellfish harvest waters in the Southeast.

August 31, 2022

Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership Welcomes New Executive Director 

Heather McCarthy
Heather P. McCarthy joins the Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership (SCDRP) as their new Executive Director. Heather brings more than two decades of experience in coastal zone management, environmental writing and education, and marine and estuarine research to SCDRP.

August 23, 2022

Meet the 2022 – 2023 SECOORA Executive Committee

Congratulations to the 2022 – 2023 Executive Committee! We are honored to be working with this talented group of individuals.

August 16, 2022

SECOORA is Hiring a Part-Time Accountant

SECOORA is seeking an enthusiastic part-time accountant, CPA preferred, who is interested in being engaged in all business management aspects of a nonprofit organization. The primary responsibility for this position is to be the lead accountant for SECOORA. Please email a cover letter addressing skills and qualifications, a formal resume (not exceeding two pages), a list of experience in the last 5 years, and a list of three professional references (name, title, address, and phone number) to

August 10, 2022

Franklin the Glider is on a Coordinated Mission to Improve Tropical Storm Intensity Forecasting

SECOORA’s glider, Franklin, has a friend for his first mission of the 2022 hurricane season. Franklin is flying under the Saildrone SD-1059 for the next 30-60 days collecting water column data to help forecasters better understand the forces that drive hurricane intensity.

August 8, 2022

SECOORA Welcomes Emily Noakes as Communications Intern

Emily Noakes will create content for the SECOORA website and learn about scientific writing and communications. 

August 3, 2022

2022 Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars Award

Travel award to present research at a virtual or in-person regional, national, or international meetings or conferences. A total of $2,500 is available. Ideally, SECOORA will support at least one person in each funding category (Undergraduate and Graduate / Early Career). Proposals are due Thursday September 22, 5:00 PM ET.

August 1, 2022

Data Challenge: Integrating Data to Understand a Coastal Ocean Event

The 2022 Data Challenge invites applicants to develop a project that combines multiple Southeast datasets to understand a coastal ocean event. There are two $3,500 prizes in two categories and proposals are due Thursday September 22, 2022.

July 15, 2022

Request for Quotes: Logo and Website Redesign

Responses are due August 19, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET. Click here for PDF of the Request for Quotes.