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March 2017
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Teledyne Optech
is pleased to announce
the latest addition to its innovative line of
airborne laser terrain mappers, the ALTM™
Galaxy T1000. This new system combines a
1000-kHz effective ground measurement rate
with Optech’s SwathTRAK™ technology to
create a compact, efficient, and versatile lidar sensor. The new
Galaxy T1000 also includes PulseTRAK™ technology which
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is pleased to announce that it is
now accepting applications for its GIS
Hall of Fame. Nominations are due May
1, 2017. URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame hon-
ors persons and organizations that have
made significant and original contributions to the develop-
ment and application of GIS concepts, tools, or resources, or to
the GIS profession. Anyone may nominate a person or organi-
zation for induction to URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame laureates are expected to exemplify vision,
leadership, perseverance, community-mindedness, profession-
al involvement, and ethical behavior. The nomination state-
ment may be of any length, but it must be preceded by a one-
page stand-alone summary and must include testimonials from
three (3) individuals about the nominee and his/her impact or
influence. Email nomination statements to
by May 1, 2017. A committee of past URISA Past Presidents
will review all nominations and make recommendations to the
URISA Board of Directors by mid-June. Presentation occurs at
URISA’s Annual Conference. This honor may not be given ev-
ery year, and in some years there may be multiple recipients.
 2017 honorees will be recognized during the Awards Ceremo-
ny at GIS-Pro 2017: URISA’s 55th Annual Conference in Jack-
sonville, Florida, October 23-26, 2017.
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