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North Carolina State University Researcher Lian Xie Predicts Active Tropical Storm Season in Charleston's Post and Courier
Annual Board and Members Meeting Webcast Recordings Available
Southeast Coastal and Ocean Observing Experts Gather in Savannah
Regional Ocean Observation Association Holds Annual Meeting in Savannah, GA
SECOORA Members Contribute to Understanding the Potential impacts of the Oil Spill in the Gulf
Attend the SECOORA Members Meeting Via the Web!
For the first time, SECOORA will broadcast the Annual Members meeting, to be held May 11-12, 2010 via the internet for those who are unable to attend in person.
Register Now! SECOORA Board and Member's meeting
SECOORA Board and Member's meeting to be held May 11-13 at the Hilton Savannah De Soto in Savannah, GA.
NOAA in the Carolinas Conference
NOAA in the Carolinas meeting will be held April 21 -22 at the Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, NC.
RA Product Developers Workshop
IOOS Product Developers Workshop to be held May 17-19, 2010 in Ann Arbor, MI
Sustainable Ocean Energy & the Marine Environment Conference
The Center for Ocean Energy Technology will host a Sustainable Ocean Energy & the Marine Environment conference.
Register for the second OOI Science Community Workshop
OOI Science Workshop, April 29-30, 2010, Tempe, AZ
S.C. Ocean Energy Workshop Announcement
Fisheries Workshop Report Released
NFRA Releases High-level Products and Services Document
CODAR Equipment Grant Opportunities
U.S. IOOS: Road Map To Full Operational Capability Released
Monthly Updates from all RAs
OOI Workshop a Success
International Conference on Sea-Level Rise in the Gulf of Mexico Call for Papers
Coastal Society Conference Announced
Announcing the Governors' South Atlantic Alliance
July 2009 SECOORA Newsletter
June 2009 SECOORA Newsletter
March 2009 SECOORA Newsletter
January 2009 SECOORA Newsletter
Smart Ocean Sensors 2009 Workshop
SECOORA is pleased to announce the Smart Ocean Sensors 2009 Workshop in Charleston, SC (10-12 February 2009). SECOORA joins RBR, Ltd. and the Marine Institute's School of Ocean Technology (Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland) in co-sponsoring this important event.
Basic Observation Buoy (BOB) Workshop
SECOORA partner COSEE Southeast and SECOORA are pleased to announce a collaborative workshop to demonstrate Basic Observation Buoy (BOB) construction and deployment!
November 2008 SECOORA Newsletter
FY08-FY09 Membership Dues
According to the By-Laws, which define eligibility for membership in SECOORA, dues must be paid in order to be a voting member in good standing. The SECOORA Board of Directors has approved a dues structure effective for the fiscal year running from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.
September 2008 SECOORA Newsletter
Dr. Andrew Clark Tapped to Represent Industry on Key United Nations Advisory Committee
Dr. Andrew Clark, member of the SECOORA Board of Directors and president of Harris Maritime Communication Services, has been tapped by the U.S. Department of State to represent the industry on the U.S. National Committee of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) for a term of three years.
August 2008 SECOORA Newsletter
July 2008 SECOORA Newsletter
SECOORA Seeks Executive Director
The Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA), a regional non-profit organization based in Charleston, South Carolina, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Executive Director. SECOORA’s mission is to create an organizational framework, governance structure, and regional organization to oversee and manage a sustained, operational regional ocean observing network in the southeastern United States that (1) is user- and stakeholder-driven (2) addresses National, as well as regional, goals, (3) is inclusive and representative of all interested parties, (4) has the flexibility to accommodate future needs and additional participants, and (5) is effective and inclusive in program prioritization and decision-making.
Tampa Bay PORTS Program Highlighted in Southwinds
SECOORA member University of South Florida developed the Tampa Bay Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS).
Down East Instrumentation, LLC Delivers Real-Time Monitoring Buoy System to Client
Down East Instrumentation, LLC of Cary, NC is pleased to announce the recent delivery and installation of a real-time meteorological & oceanographic monitoring buoy system to the Univ. of North Carolina at Wilmington.
NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in the Southeast
NOAA is awarding $1,984,535 to support ocean observing efforts along the Southeast coast of the United States. The fiscal year 2008 funding is provided through NOAA's Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) program.
Educators Interview Marine Scientists
Eight scientists at the University of South Florida discuss their work and studies in the marine sciences in a series of videos.
Board Term Limits
The term limits for the SECOORA Board of Directors have been determined.
2008 SECOORA Board Election Results
SECOORA elected a Board of Directors at the May 2008 Annual Membership Meeting.
Skidaway Institute Expanding Coastal Radar System
The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) has awarded Skidaway Institute of Oceanography a grant of $180,000 to enhance and expand Skidaway Institute of ’s coastal radar system that is used to study surface ocean waves and currents on Georgia’s continental shelf.
SECOORA Classroom Opens
Posters, classroom activities, lesson plans, and more for students and teachers in SECOORA's online classroom.
Direct Access to SECOORA Data
You can download SECOORA in-situ data in a variety of common file formats and data feeds.
Interactive Data Map Available
SECOORA's high performance interactive map utilizes cutting edge OpenLayers technology to deliver in-situ data and remote-sensed images on demand with customized views for end users.
Current Observation Maps
The SECOORA Data Management Coordinating Committee (DMCC) is developing a comprehensive data portal to provide discovery and access to coastal ocean observations in the southeast US. During this development process, maps of in-situ and remotely-sensed observations are available.
Board Development Committee Releases Election Framework
The SECOORA Board Development Committee, chaired by Dr. Lundie Spence (Director, Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence SouthEast), has released the SECOORA Board of Directors 2008 Election Procedural Framework.
Regional Ocean Observation Association Elects Executive Committee
The Board of Directors of the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) elected its five-member Executive Committee.
SECOORA Board of Directors Elected
SECOORA elected a Board of Directors at the June 2007 Annual Membership Meeting.
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