Ocean Research and Conservation Association
1420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA
Marine conservation, Water quality, Marine research, Citizen science
ORCA describes itself as a technology-based marine conservation association. Their strategy is to collect accurate and scientifically defensible data on water quality and its impact on marine ecosystems, to provide the data to the public and decision makers in an easily accessible and understandable format, and to engage communities in marine conservation action, with positive reinforcement for their efforts through feedback involving easily understandable scientific data. Focus of research is on the Indian River Lagoon.