NMGIC sponsored student awards at the 2017 Pecora conference in Sioux Falls, SD this year. The NMGIC board would like to thank Amy Budge and PECORA for bringing our two organizations together to have a positive impact on the field of geospatial technology, and giving students a chance to showcase their work!
Here are the finalists:
For the papers…..
- First place went to Paulo Arevalo from Boston University. His paper title is “Using Time Series and Statistical Inference Methods to Estimate Unbiased Land Cover Change Areas in the Colombian Amazon”.
- Second place went to Eric Bullock from Boston University. His paper title is “Monitoring Tropical Forest Degradation Using Time Series Analysis of Landsat Data”.
- Third place went to Samara Calcado do Azevedo from Sao Paulo State University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her paper title is “Shadow Removal in High Resolution Remote Sensing Images Using Local Inpainting Strategy”.
For the posters…..
- First place went to Jill Derwin from Virginia Tech. Her poster title is “ Estimating Percent Tree Canopy Cover Using Landsat Time-Series”.
- Second place went to Lan Nguyen from South Dakota State University. His poster title is “Detecting Land Change Using Land Surface Phenology Modeling: An Application to the Dynamic Northern Great Plains”.
- Third place went to Yenni Vetrita from South Dakota State University. Her poster title is “Assessing Three Satellite-derived Burned Area Products and Combining with Medium Resolution Data for Characterizing Peatland Fires”.