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March 4, 2022

SECOORA Funds a New Water Level Network

SECOORA is funding a network of low-cost water level sensors across the southeast to develop the next generation of coastal observing systems at the scale where people live and make decisions.

January 18, 2022

Webinar | Initial Results: Predicting High Cross-Currents Near South Florida Ports Using Machine Learning

The webinar on 1/25 at noon ET will overview the initial results of a prototype machine learning algorithm being developed to predict the probability of high cross-currents near Port of Miami. Click here to reserve your spot.

January 5, 2022

Regional Partners Publish “Drones in The Coastal Zone” Workshop Report

The final report is now available for the Drones in the Coastal Zone virtual workshop held in October 2020. Download the workshop report.

January 4, 2022

New High Frequency Radar Station in Myrtle Beach State Park Deployed by University of South Carolina

The new HF radar system was installed to close a gap in HF Radar coverage between Caswell Beach, NC and Georgetown, SC.

December 13, 2021

Research Cruise in Gulf of Mexico Collecting Data for Red Tide Circulation Modeling

During the cruise, scientists took nutrient and Red Tide (Karina brevis) water samples from 10 locations, conducted  7 CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth) sensor casts, and deployed bottom mounted sensor packages. The team also deployed one surface drifter for circulation model verification.  Five research training dives, including night dives, were completed so that new scientific divers are trained and ready to work in the field.

December 10, 2021

Installing Web Cameras in the Community as part of WebCOOS

Currituck County (North Carolina) will be one of the first U.S. coastal communities to install web cameras as part of the SECOORA led program, WebCOOS.

November 24, 2021

Improving the Flood Response with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Satellite Imagery

A new project  will use Unmanned Aerial Vehicle imagery, satellite imagery, and machine learning methods to develop a more accurate and georeferenced 3D flood extent model. Emergency Managers will be able to identify locations where emergency services are most critical just after a flood event.

October 21, 2021

IOOS at the St. Petersburg Science Festival

For the 11th consecutive year, GCOOS and SECOORA collaborated to bring IOOS and ocean observing to the St. Petersburg Science Festival.

October 12, 2021

Webinar | It’s hot! How temperature is impacting Spotted Seatrout and seagrass in Florida Bay

Jonathan will present preliminary results from a study investigating how temperature drives Spotted Seatrout space use within Florida Bay on October 26 at 12 PM ET. Click here to reserve your spot.

October 8, 2021

$4.55 M to Support Ocean and Coastal Observing in Southeast

These investments are in coordination with over 22 partner organizations in the Southeast from academia, the private sector, federal and state government partners.