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Our Mission

To foster an understanding of remote sensing science. Emphasis is placed on developing a meaningful dialogue among geographers interested in understanding and applying remote sensing technology in research, instruction, public service, and private enterprise.
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Outstanding Contribution Award Winners

  • 2014 - Gregory Asner, Carnegie Institute for Science
  • 2013 - Dr. Dar A. Roberts, U. C. – Santa Barbara
  • 2011 - Qihao Weng, Department of Geography & Center for Urban and Environmental Change, Indiana State University
  • 2010 - Curtis E. Woodcock, Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University
  • 2009 - Stan Morain, University of New Mexico
  • 2008 - Peng Gong, U.C. Berkeley
  • 2007 - Donald Rundquist, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • 2006 - Timothy Warner, West Virginia University
  • 2005 - John Townshend, University of Maryland
  • 2004 - Douglas Stow, San Diego State University
  • 2004 - Nina Lam, Louisiana State University
  • 2003 - No recipient
  • 2002 - Thomas R. Loveland, USGS EROS Data Center
  • 2001 - Chor-Pang Lo (deceased), University of Georgia
  • 2000 - Paul W. Mausel (deceased, 10/1/2013), Indiana State University
  • 1999 - Dale A. Quattrochi, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • 1998 - Samuel N. Goward, University of Maryland
  • 1998 - James W. Merchant, University of Nebraska
  • 1998 - Robert K. Holz, University of Texas
  • 1997 - Stephen J. Walsh, University of North Carolina
  • 1997 - James B. Campbell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 1996 - Kamlesh P. Lulla, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • 1995 - M. Duane Nellis, West Virginia University
  • 1994 - John E. Estes, University of California-Santa Barbara (deceased)
  • 1994 - John R. Jensen, University of South Carolina
  • 1993 - Benjamin F. Richason, Jr, Carroll College (deceased)
  • 1993 - Alan H. Strahler, Boston University
  • 1992 - David S. Simonett, University of California-Santa Barbara (deceased)