Member Updates
February 2014
SECOORA Spotlight   

SECOORA would want to thank Jyotika Virmaini for her time spent as a Board member. George Maul, SECOORA Chair, awarded her a certificate of appreciation on February 11th. Jyotika, you will be missed greatly!
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Meeting and Job

The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPrize $2 Million Dollar Global Competition 

Extension Specialist in Sustainable and Healthy Coastal Ecosystems and Assistant Research Professor Employment Opportunity at Texas Sea Grant 

The Nature Conservancy is Looking For a Cape Fear Socioeconomic Benefits Communications Intern 

Ocean Conservancy is Looking for a New Fisheries Scientist  

Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting is Being Held This Year in Tampa, FL April 8th-12th 

SECOORA Happenings

SECOORA Annual Meeting registration is now open. Please register today and start making your travel plans. Reserve your hotel by April 4th to receive the $98/night rate.  


SECOORA has been accepted as a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorBecoming a WRN Ambassador provides new innovative opportunities for collaboration so the Southeast can be greater prepared for extreme weather events.


We need your story! IOOS needs help developing a theme and topic for their fourth video. They are looking for a powerful personal story from data user(s). If you have an idea for a topic or a story, please contact Abbey at 


You are invited to SURA Coastal and Environmental Research Committee (CERC) Spring 2014 Advance Meeting on February 17th, 2014, 12pm - 4:30pm. The special meeting of the CERC will be held at the Marine Science Lab at USF in St. Petersburg, FL. CERC hopes you can take advantage of this opportunity to meet with your CERC colleagues and discuss new and ongoing SURA coastal initiatives.


We would like to congratulate Second Creek Consulting, LLC in Columbia, SC for being awarded the SECOORA Product Development Support Services contract.


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