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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 Nominations
Deadline: February 1, 2021

The Remote Sensing Specialty Group (RSSG) of the Association of American Geographers requests nominations from its members for the 2021 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 plaque designed by the RSSG. Eligibility is limited to AAG members.

Nominations should be made by email, by February 1, 2021, and 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. Nominations can be made only by a member of the RSSG.

Nominations or questions should be sent to:

Drs. Qihao Weng & Christopher Lippitt, Chairperson RSSG Awards Committee & the RSSG, respectively
Email: qweng@indstate.edu; clippitt@unm.edu

2021 RSSG Awards Committee:
Prof. Karen Seto, Yale University;
Prof. Qian Yu, Univ. of Massachusetts-Amherst;
Prof. Deepak Mishra, Univ. of Georgia;
Prof. Iryna Dronova, UC-Berkeley;
Prof. Qihao Weng, Indiana State Univ. (Chair)