NCEO awarded prizes at the Annual NCEO conference held in Warwick earlier this month (29th June – 1st July) for the best poster, as well as the best talk given by an Early Career Scientist.
The award announcements brought to a close an intensive three days of EO science that demonstrated the huge variety of scientific interests and applications that NCEO scientists are working on.
Peter Somkuti, who is a PhD student based at the University of Leicester, won a prize for his poster entitled “Chlorophyll fluorescence retrievals from GOSAT”.
The poster prize was also shared by Victoria Bennett and the CEDA team for a poster describing the CEDA and Jasmin Services.
The prize for the best talk given by an Early Career Scientist was shared by Jake Gristey, a PhD student based at the University of Reading and supervised by Dr Christine Chiu, for “Determination of Earth Radiation using a Constellation of Satellites”, and Matthew Hethcoat, a PhD student at the University of Sheffield, supervised by Professor Shaun Quegan, for a talk entitled, “Challenges of detecting low intensity selective logging with medium resolution imagery”.
Peter Somkuti receives his prize for his poster “Chlorophyll fluorescence retrievals from GOSAT”.
The awards being received by prizewinners (clockwise from top left with NCEO Director Professor John Remedios): Jake Gristey, Dr Rob Parker (co-author on poster by Peter Somkuti), Matthew Hethcoat, and Dr Alison Waterfall and Edward Williamson from the CEDA and Jasmin Services.
The poster prize was shared by Victoria Bennett and the CEDA team for a poster describing the CEDA and Jasmin Services.