BETHESDA, Md., January 7, 2015 – The United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) presented a number of prestigious awards during the Pecora 19 Symposium in conjunction with the Joint Symposium of ISPRS Technical Commission I and IAG Commission 4 in Denver, Colorado, November 17 - 20, 2014.
On Tuesday, November 18th, Dr. Frank Kelly, Director, USGS EROS presented the 2014 William T. Pecora Awards. The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to individuals or groups that make outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing. The award is sponsored jointly by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
2014 Group Award - Landsat 8 Team - For outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth’s land surface and surrounding coastal regions.
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission was successfully launched on February 11, 2013. Renamed Landsat 8 on May 30, 2013, this mission continues the goals established by William Pecora and other visionaries 50 years ago. The Landsat 8 Team consisting of NASA, USGS, and industry partners, has performed at the highest levels from the beginning of mission development to the present.
The ASPRS Annual Conferences have been RE-designed, RE-imagined and RE-thought with YOU in mind! Introducing....
The Imaging & Geospatial Technology Forum
and co-located JACIE Workshop
May 4 – 8, 2015 * Tampa, Florida * Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
The NEW Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum (IGTF) will be held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel, Tampa, Florida, May 4 through 8, 2015.