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Pecora Award honours excellence in Earth Observation

08 October 2019

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Two awardees have been recognised with the 2019 William T. Pecora Award for achievements in Earth remote sensing.

Thomas R. Loveland has been honoured for outstanding contributions to earth science as a leading scientist for the U.S. Geological Survey and as chief scientist at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Centre. NASA's Terra team has been recognized for significant contributions in all areas of earth science, with scientific impacts and a legacy that make it one of the most successful missions in the long line of earth observing system satellites.

Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Image credit: Public domain - USGS scientist Thomas R. Loveland

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