Oct 242011

ASPRS: The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society, Rocky Mountain Region

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, founded in 1934, is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS, and supporting geotechnologies. ASPRS members work as analysts, specialists, educators, engineers, managers, administrators, product developers, operators, technicians, marketers, scientists and researchers in the fields of Aerospace, Agriculture, Archeology, Biology, Cartography, Defense, Development, Ecology, Environment, Forestry, Geodesy, Geography, Geology, Homeland Security, Hydrology, Land Appraisal, Medicine, Real Estate, Transportation, Urban Planning and Water Resources. The Rocky Mountain Region serves ASPRS members in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Continue reading »

Feb 062015

Please save the date of Saturday, February 21, 2015  for the ASPRS-RMR Annual Dinner Meeting at CompassData ( see http://www.compassdatainc.com/contact.htm ).

Brant Howard, CompassData Co-Founder, CEO has agreed to be our keynote speaker and provide his  facility for the dinner.

Come celebrate our 66th year as an ASPRS Region on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the ASPRS-RMR Annual Dinner Meeting. This year’s meeting will be held at the CompassData Offices at 12353 E. Easter Ave.
Centennial, CO 80112  / Latitude 39° 35′ 18.75252″N – Longitude 104° 50′ 43.75276″W . The Dinner will be catered by Carmine Lonardo’s Italian Deli.

—–Reservations are required——–

The cost for dinner is $30 per person. Please bring your check to the Dinner payable to ASPRS RMR.  To make a reservation and entrée preference (—on a first to order basis — ), please choose from Veggie Lasagna, Chicken Parmesan or Sausage/Meatball Pasta with Marinara Sauce. Please note that  an antipasto appetizer , salad , Italian bread, soft drinks, coffee, tea, dessert  and  a 2 drink limit beer and wine are also provided with the Dinner.
Please contact Jeff Young by 2:00pm (MST) on February 19th, 2015, by email jyoung@lizardtech.com to place your reservation and entrée preference.

We look forward to seeing you there!

ASPRS RMR Annual Dinner Agenda

The Annual Dinner is a great networking opportunity! This year’s program will include the presentation of scholarship awards, swearing in of new officers, and our very special guest speaker, Brant Howard,  Continue reading »

Feb 062015

Congratulations to the ASPRS Rocky Mountain Region Scholarship Award Winners! 

1st Place Ph.D.  $1,000:  Su Zhang – University of New Mexico
1st Place Master $750:  Andy Loerch – University of New Mexico
1st Place Under Grad $500:  Regina Beger – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

2nd Place Ph.D. 1 Year copy of ENVI:  Jennie Sturm – University of New Mexico
2nd Place Master 1 Year copy of ENVI:  Will Brewer – University of New Mexico

3rd Place Ph.D. Textbook and 50 ASPRS Bucks:  Hamid Zoraghein — University of Colorado at Boulder
3rd Place Masters Textbook:  Eric Rounds – Colorado State University

The textbooks are:  Remote Sensing of Human Settlements, Edited by Ridd and Hipple, and The Manual of Airborne Topographic Lidar, Edited by Michael Renslow.

(Jan. 30)