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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.

July 14, 2022

Expanding Surface Current Monitoring on East Coast of Florida

Two new High Frequency radars  were installed on the east coast of Florida. The new HF radars are filling gaps in surface current monitoring.

July 13, 2022

Request for Proposals: to Support Harmful Algal Bloom Observing in the Southeast

Total funds available are $200,000. SECOORA intends to award between 1 -3 proposals that will be funded for a 2 year timeline.  Proposals are due September 15, 2022 at 5 PM ET.

July 6, 2022

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Contractor for the Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership

Please submit a resume, cover letter explaining why you are uniquely qualified for the position, and 3 professional references by email to The deadline to apply is July 29th, 2022. Click here for the full job announcement.

June 29, 2022

Support Ocean Education and Outreach While You Shop

Did you know every time you make an eligible purchase through Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your donation can go to one of SECOORA’s many great education and research programs?

June 22, 2022

SCDRP is Excited to Introduce New Program Coordinator

Josephine Jeni Justin is the new Program Coordinator for one of SECOORA’s affiliate programs, the Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership (SCDRP).