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Student Paper Competition

All students are invited and encouraged to enter the Agro-Geoinformatics 2013 Student Prize Paper Competition. Six finalists will be selected by a committee to present their papers during a special session at the conference in Fairfax, VA 2013. All finalists will be offered partial travel support funding. The awards include one First-Place Award ($500), two Second-Place Award ($300), and three Third-Place Awards ($200 each). Besides the monetary awards, awardees will also receive certificate plaques.

To enter, a student should have submitted the following documents by 20 February 2013:

1. A full, final, camera-ready paper formatted according to the IEEE conference paper template on final papers.
2. A signed letter from a faculty advisor stating that the student will (1) personally present the paper if accepted, (2) publish in the Agro-Geoinformatics 2013 Proceedings and (3) register and participate in the conference.
3. Proof of your student status.

Competition guidelines

  • The first/principal author must be a student
  • Each student can only submit one paper for consideration in the competition.
  • The student must be in a degree program at the time of submission of Agro-Geoinformatics 2013 paper.
  • The student must attend Agro-Geoinformatics 2013 and present the paper.
  • The student will publish the paper in the Agro-Geoinformatics 2013 Proceedings.
  • The full paper must be formatted according to IEEE template and must be submitted to Conference Submission System and select the paper category to "Student Paper Competition".

Student Paper Competition Winner

The following students won the Student Paper Competition of Agro-Geoinformatics 2013 conference:

Outstanding Student Papers:

1st Prize: Patricia Lawston, University of Delaware. "Impact of Irrigation Methods on LSM spinup and Initialization of WRF Forecasts"
2nd Prize: Lingjun Kang, George Mason University. "Study of the NDVI-precipitation correlation stratified by crop type and soil permeability"
3rd Prize: Qin Ma, University of Western Ontario. "Assessment of Multi-temporal RADARSAT-2 Polarimetric SAR Data for Crop Classification in an Urban/Rural Fringe Area"

Outstanding High School Student Paper:

1st Prize: Julia Di, Richard Montgomery High School. The Satellite Assessment of Impact of the 2012 Great Drought on Corn Growth in the U.S. Corn Belt