Congratulations on Miguel Solano’s Ph.D. Dissertation and publication.

In its latest issue, Vol 3 Issue 3, the Journal of Ocean Engineering and Science includes the article titled Development and validation of a coastal ocean forecasting system for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This publication is based on Miguel Solano’s Ph.D. thesis. This research was sponsored by The Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing… Read More

Well received CARICOOS mobile application “Pa La Playa”

The Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System (CARICOOS) released the application Pa ‘La Playa. This app was developed to provide information on weather conditions, waves, water quality, among other data, from over 100 beaches in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. This app had over two thousand downloads during the summer months of 2018 plus… Read More

Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON)

News from US IOOS Background Biological diversity, or biodiversity, represents the variety of life on Earth, encompassing variation at all levels, from genes to species to ecosystems. A growing body of research demonstrates that maintaining coastal and marine biodiversity is critical for sustained human and ecosystem health in a globally changing environment. Biodiversity is critical… Read More

North Carolina Members are Collecting Data Prior to Hurricane Florence

News from   As Florence is projected to make landfall near the Carolinas, SECOORA Members in North Carolina and their partners are collecting critical data ahead of the storm. The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) deployed 9 pressure sensors on Masonboro Island, an uninhabited barrier island near Wilmington, NC. The sensors sample every… Read More