ASPRS has published the paper that won the BAE Systems Award, presented at the 2006 ASPRS Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada in May 2006. Winning author Pravara Thanapura received the award from BAE Systems’ Director of Marketing, Stewart Walker. The paper, Mapping Urban Land Cover Using QuickBird NDVI and GIS Spatial Modeling for Runoff Coefficient Determination, was co-authored by Pravara Thanapura, Dennis
L. Helder, Suzette Burckhard, Mary O’Neill, and Dwight Galster, all of South Dakota State University, and Eric Warmath of the Nevada Department of Transportation.
The paper appears in the January 2007 issue of Photogrammetric
Engineering & Remote Sensing, vol. 73, issue 1, pgs.57 – 65.