SECOORA is planning to develop a proposal in response to Topic Area 2: “Verification and Validation of observing technologies for studying and monitoring coastal ocean environments of the FY 2016 US IOOS funding opportunity based on the interest and response from SECOORA members.  Details on the Topic Area 2 of the US IOOS FFO can be found at SECOORA will be following its Proposal Development Policies outlined here at Development Procedures_Final_8_27_13.pdf

SECOORA's interest/capabilities in collaborating on a Topic Area 2 proposal are in providing data management, outreach and education, networking and/or fiscal management services.  Please contact us if you are interested in utilizing the SECOORA network and capabilities to collaborate on a proposal. 

SECOORA is no longer accepting LOI responses. For any questions, please contact Vembu Subramanian, RCOOS Manager, SECOORA via either email ( or telephone (727.641.5258).