Laura Korman is the Program Coordinator for SECOORA, leading product development efforts, advancing SECOORA’s new water level initiative, and managing some of SECOORA’s affiliate programs and projects such as the Southeast Coastal and Ocean Acidification Network (SOCAN), the regional ocean data sharing initiative and the Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership (SCDRP).
Join SECOORA for a webinar on June 22 at noon ET presented by Greg Dusek, NOAA National Ocean Service, and Alex Pang, University of California Santa Cruz. The pair will provide an overview of the new NOAA rip current model and how machine learning and flow analysis methods are used to identify rip currents. Click here to reserve your spot.
SECOORA is seeking applications to sponsor up to six candidates from the US Southeast and Caribbean region to attend three UAS executive education courses offered by the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Submissions are due at 5:00 PM ET on June 30, 2021.
SECOORA is honored to announce the 2021 Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars - Lela Schlenker, East Carolina University, and Caroline Maria Tribble, University of Charleston. The annual award provides travel support to students to present their research at a meeting or conference.
NOAA released a new operational rip current model that will improve beach safety through sophisticated rip current forecasts. NOAA plans to validate the model using shoreline footage from SECOORA’s Webcams for Coastal Observations and Operational Support (WebCOOS) network.