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Outstanding Contributions Award in Remote Sensing

Sponsored by the Remote Sensing Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers

Call for Applications
Deadline: 15 December 2011

The Awards Committee of the Remote Sensing Specialty Group (RSSG) requests nominations from its members for the 2012 Outstanding Contributions Award in Remote Sensing. Sponsored by the RSSG since 1992, the Award seeks to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of remote sensing and to the geographic community through their remote sensing research, teaching, and/ or outreach. The award will be announced at the RSSG Business Meeting and at the Association of American Geographer (AAG) Honors Luncheon. The recipient(s) will be awarded a cast medal designed by the RSSG.

Nominations should be sent to:
Jane Read, Chairperson RSSG Awards Committee,
Department of Geography
Syracuse University
144 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: (315) 443-4279 or fax (315) 443-4227

Nominations (preferably by email) should include a letter that includes the name, affiliation, and contact information of the nominee, and describes his/her outstanding contributions in remote sensing research, teaching, and/or outreach. A professional vita of the nominee should also be included. Nominations will be accepted through December 15, 2011. Nominations can be made only by a member of the RSSG, but nominees can come from the broader remote sensing community.

RSSG Awards Committee
Jane Read, Chairperson
Doug Goodin
Ming-Chih Hung
James Merchant
Douglas Stow
Steve Yool