Outstanding Technical Achievement Award

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

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Grant amount: US $5,500

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019 8:00pm PST

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) through the ASPRS Foundation is pleased to offer the annual Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA).

The purpose of this Award is to recognize developers of specific breakthrough technology which causes major advances in the practice of photogrammetry, remote sensing or geographic information systems in the United States.

Practicality is the essence of the Award and nominees will be considered by the Committee with respect to the following submittals:

  • An outstanding invention or design involving any type of equipment that applies to photogrammetry, remote sensing or geographic information management or,
  • Any outstanding method developed for the use of photogrammetry, remote sensing or geographic information.

The OTA Award consists of a silver presentation plaque mounted on a walnut wood panel, plus a cash award of $5,500.a

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Eligibility:

  • The OTAA Committee wishes to solicit nominations from the general membership of ASPRS.
  • The Award is made solely to an individual or plurality of individuals jointly.
  • Personnel of organizations such as companies, agencies, bureaus or associations. are eligible as individuals to receive the Award.
  • Self-nominations are allowed, but must be accompanied by a seconding or supporting letter from an individual knowledgeable of subject area.
  • Nominations must show specific breakthrough technology which causes major advances in the practice of photogrammetry, remote sensing or geographic information systems in the United States.
  • The achievement must be recent, but need not occur within the year prior to the award as it is recognized that the significance of critical contributions may not immediately become evident.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Nominations must be made by ASPRS Members.

Ineligibility:

  • The Award is not made to organizations such as companies, agencies, bureaus or associations.