2016 Annual Meeting - Altoona, PA

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PGS Award Winners:

(Awards presented by PGS president Tim Dolney, pictures courtesy of Kenneth Thompson)

Ruby S. and E Willard Miller Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Greg Faiers, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Distinguished Teaching Award: Dr. Stacey Patrick, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Distinguished Geographer AwardDr. Mark Bonta, Penn State University at Altoona

Student Poster Contest Award Winners:

1st place: Olivia Wolf

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Title: Applied Drone Technology to Aerial mapping at Height of 400 meters: Renfrew Museum Park, Waynesboro, PA.

2nd place: Benjamin Frieman

SUNY Geneseo

Title: Locating Brownfield Sites Most Suitable for Redevelopment: Erie County, NY

3rd place: Emily Platania

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Title: Drone Assisted Parking Analysis: Collecting Arial Data with Ease.

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