National Land Imaging Program

Pecora

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Pecora Award

through May 1, 2019.

Dr. William Pecora, USGS Director, 1965-71

Dr. William Thomas Pecora, Director of the USGS. Served from 1965-1971. Later served as Under Secretary of the Interior. 

The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals or teams using remote sensing to understand the Earth, educate the next generation of scientists, inform decision makers or support natural or human-induced disaster response. The Pecora award is sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

 

Congratulations to our 2018 recipients:

Barbara J. Ryan, former Director of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) (Individual Award)

Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) International Team (Team Award)

 

OMB Control Number: 1028-0101, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021

Contacts

Pecora Award Committee

Pecora Coordinator