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2013-12-11 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2013 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing to Dudley B. Chelton, distinguished professor of Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The two agencies recognized Chelton's contributions to ocean remote-sensing...

2012-12-05 15:38:58

NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2012 William T. Pecora awards for achievement in earth remote sensing to Gilberto Camara of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research and Leung Tsang of the University of Washington in Seattle. Camara was recognized for his contributions to remote-sensing leadership as a scientist, program director, manager and agency head. Tsang is one of the world's leading experts on the theory of microwave remote...

2012-12-04 16:21:31

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2012 William T. Pecora awards for achievement in earth remote sensing to Gilberto Camara of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research and Leung Tsang of the University of Washington in Seattle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Camara was recognized for his contributions to remote-sensing leadership as a scientist, program...

2011-11-16 03:59:44

NASA and the U.S. Department of the Interior presented the 2011 William T. Pecora awards to Alan H. Strahler, professor of geography and environment at Boston University, and to the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing at a ceremony Tuesday in Herndon, Va. Strahler was recognized for his contributions to remote-sensing science, leadership and education, which have improved the fundamental understanding of the remote-sensing process and its applications for observing land surface properties....

2011-11-15 10:34:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the U.S. Department of the Interior presented the 2011 William T. Pecora awards to Alan H. Strahler, professor of geography and environment at Boston University, and to the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing at a ceremony Tuesday in Herndon, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Strahler was recognized for his contributions to remote-sensing science, leadership and education,...

2011-02-15 13:33:16

NASA and the U.S. Department of the Interior presented the 2010 William T. Pecora group award to the U.S. Air Force Eagle Vision program Tuesday at a Pentagon ceremony. Eagle Vision was recognized for contributions in the United States and abroad to homeland security, humanitarian aid and natural disaster recovery efforts. The program consists of five ground stations capable of retrieving real-time satellite imagery from numerous commercial Earth-observing satellites to deliver time-critical...

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2008-11-18 16:22:05

An Earth-observing satellite that has provided early detection of ocean storms and advanced the scientific exploration of global ocean wind patterns has been recognized for helping scientists better understand our home planet. NASA and the U.S. Department of the Interior Tuesday presented William T. Pecora Awards to NASA's Quick Scatterometer, or QuikSCAT, mission team and Samuel N. Goward of the University of Maryland, College Park. The two agencies present individual and group Pecora Awards...