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Prepare a brief written statement in support of the nomination describing the nominee's contributions to the development of an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that furthers the vision of the NSDI.
For individual nominations, describe achievements in the scientific and technical spatial data infrastructure community, as well as contributions leading to successful practical applications of spatial data infrastructure. Consideration will be given to sustained career achievements or singular contributions of major importance to the field of spatial data infrastructures (SDI).
For group nominations, describe a team, a group of individuals, or part of an organization that has developed an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that furthers the vision of the NSDI.
Achievements cited in the summary statement should be demonstrable. Here are some considerations that will support the assessment of the individual’s or team’s tool, application, or service capability that is being awarded. Please provide links to web documents as appropriate.
The Summary Statement should NOT exceed 2 pages (1000 words). For long URL's, you can consider using a URL shortener.
Specific individual and team achievements should be demonstrable via leadership of NDSI related working group or committee, documented in peerreviewed, industryrecognized credible publication, presentations at professional conferences, a working application, or other credible basis.
Nominations may include up to 10 pages of supplemental information (resume, publications list, letters of endorsement, etc.) Please do not include social security numbers or personal contact information or PII (Personally Identifiable Information).
Combine all supplemental materials into a single .pdf file and upload using the form below.
Maximum file size is 10 MB.
Include the nominee's name or group title in the file name. Examples follow:
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Note: When the submission is received by the FGDC Office of the Secretariat, the award coordinator will contact you if additional information or clarification is needed.