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February 20, 2019 - William T. Pecora Award Call for Nominations

The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to individuals or groups that have made outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing.  

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 William T. Pecora Award through May 1, 2019. 

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Visit this USGS web page for more information, eligibility, and the nomination process about the 2019 Pecora award.  

Dr. William Pecora, USGS Director, 1965-71
Dr. William Thomas Pecora, Director of the USGS 1965-1971. Pecora later served as Under Secretary of the Interior.