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  Talbert "Ted" Abrams
The Abrams Planetarium was named in honor of Leota and Talbert "Ted" Abrams, a pioneer in the field of aerial photography and mapping.
In 1962 the Abrams made a large donation to Michigan State University in order to fund the construction of a planetarium, which was then named in their honor.
Although Ted Abrams passed away on August 26, 1990, the Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation continues to operate out of Lansing, and is still one of the leaders in the field of aerial photography and mapping.
www.pa.msu.edu /abrams/History/Ted_Abrams.html   (796 words)

  
 Talbert Abrams Dies; Aerial Pioneer Was 95 - New York Times
LEAD: Talbert Abrams, an aviation pioneer and the developer of aerial mapping, died Saturday at a nursing home in Lansing, Mich. He was 95 years old and lived in Lansing.
Talbert Abrams, an aviation pioneer and the developer of aerial mapping, died Saturday at a nursing home in Lansing, Mich. He was 95 years old and lived in Lansing.
Abrams began taking pictures from airplanes when he was a gunner in World War I, and his pictures were used to plan military maneuvers.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE4DD103DF933A0575BC0A966958260   (184 words)

  
 Our History
Abrams Planetarium opened its doors for the first time in 1963, and for the past forty years it has continued to excite and inspire both young and old.
The planetarium is named for Talbert "Ted" Abrams and his wife Leota.
Ted Abrams was a leader in the field of aerial photography and during the early 1960's he and his wife contributed a sizable amount to Michigan State University in order to build a center of space science education.
www.pa.msu.edu /abrams/History/History.html   (157 words)

  
 Abrams Air Craft - Wikicompany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Abrams Air Craft Corporation was established in Lansing, Michigan in 1937 as an offshoot of Talbert Abrams' Aerial Survey Corporation.
Abrams had founded an airline (ABC Airline) in 1929 but found himself increasingly interested in aerial photography.
The result was the P-1 Explorer, designed by Abrams with assistance from Kenneth Ronan of Ronan and Kunzl.
wikicompany.org /wiki/Abrams_Air_Craft   (72 words)

  
 Abrams Explorer
Talbert Abrams, founder and CEO of the then newly-formed Abrams Air Craft Corporation and the established Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation of Lansing, Michigan, envisioned the aircraft as an obstruction-free camera platform for survey and mapping businesses, a design in which the U.S. Army showed interest.
Abrams lent the Explorer to the National Air Museum in 1948 and, although it was accessioned at that time, the "official" donation was not until 1973.
It was acquired as one of the few aircraft designed and used specifically for aerial photography, and it was one of the first U.S. aircraft to employ a tricycle landing gear and the twin boom pusher concept.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/aero/aircraft/abrams.htm   (768 words)

  
 TALBERT "TED" ABRAMS - FATHER OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ted Abrams remembered very clearly in 1903, when he was only eight years old, an event which sparked the young farm boy's dreams.
When it arrived back in Lansing it was a nostalgic moment when Ted Abrams, then 79, inspected his creation, remembering when the now rusted craft was at one time a shiny reality of his dreams.
Ted also conducted a complete training center, The Abrams School Of Aerial Surveying and Photo Interpretation for the U.S. Marine Corp. He was acknowledged as an advisor to the military.
www.b-29s-over-korea.com /ted_abrams/ted_abrams01.html   (965 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Talbert Abrams
Talbert "Ted" Abrams (August 17, 1895-August 26, 1990) is known as the "father of aerial photography".
Over the next few years, he created the Abrams Instrument Corporation to develop better cameras and instruments for his work, and the Abrams Aircraft Corporation to develop specially designed aircraft.
During World War II, he founded the Abrams School of Aerial Surveying and Photo Interpretation to teach these skills to the US military, while his Instrument Corporation built reconnaissance cameras for aircraft.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Talbert_Abrams   (397 words)

  
 TALBERT "TED" ABRAMS - FATHER OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Beginning in 1945 Ted funded the Talbert Abrams Award for gifted students in science education.
Then Talbert Abrams, through the Talbert and Leota Abrams Foundation contributed the remaining $250,000 needed to build "One of the finest facilities of it's kind in the world".
I was very careful with the radio communications, take off, navigation, and once we were at altitude and trimmed he sat back and lit a big cigar, filling the cockpit with smoke.
www.b-29s-over-korea.com /ted_abrams/ted_abrams02.html   (860 words)

  
 Y-File
The Talbert Abrams Award is the highest paper award offered by the ASPRS.
Talbert "Ted" Abrams, below, right, (1895-1990), was a pioneer in the field of aerial photography and mapping.
Ted Abrams is noted for his long and illustrious career in developing the state-of-the-art aerial photography adopted and used around the world today.
www.yorku.ca /yfile/archive/index.asp?Article=984   (309 words)

  
 MDOT - Talbert Abrams (1895-1990)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
To Abrams goes the credit for proposing and then flying the first aerial route location survey ever made for a highway department.
Abrams, who had served in the Aviation Section, U.S. Marine Corps; the U.S. Air Corps and the U.S. Air Mail Service (1917-1925), proved the worth of a concept that eventually became commonplace throughout the world.
Today, Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation, founded in 1923, annually completes precision aerial surveys and remote sensing for thousands of highway, transmission and pipe line miles.
www.michigan.gov /mdot/0,1607,7-151-9620_11154_41535-126445--,00.html   (133 words)

  
 Ski Michigan Attractions Ski Vacation Travel Guide
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Ted Abrams was a leader in the field of aerial photography....
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 ANCIENT AVIATORS 2
A former United States Marines aviator and United States air mail pilot, Talbert Abrams and his wife, Leota Abrams, who was also a pilot, formed the ABC Airline Corporation, in Lansing, Michigan, in 1922, which was later renamed the Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation, when its primary work became aerial photography.
This photo shows Talbert Abrams in the cockpit of the Abrams Explorer, during the 1938 National Air Races in Cleveland, Ohio, which were held from September 3rd to 5th.
The Abrams Explorer was donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1948 and the Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation is still doing business to this day.
www.roynagl.0catch.com /ancientaviators2.htm   (844 words)

  
 The Modern Spring 2000 Vol. 14 No. 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Talbert Abrams, both licensed pilots, were trying to create a plan for their new home.
Abrams hired Grover Pratt and Norman Sedlander, who were in the engineering department at Michigan State College, to draw the working plans.
The interior layout was entirely designed to the Abrams' specifications, with an emphasis on providing room for the flow of 1950s cocktail entertaining.
www.daads.org /modern/1401/airplane.htm   (397 words)

  
 Aerial Photography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Abrams P-1 Explorer - The Abrams P-1 Explorer was a purpose-designed aerial photography and survey aircraft that first flew in November 1937.
Abrams Air Craft - The Abrams Air Craft Corporation was established in Lansing, Michigan in 1937 as an offshoot of Talbert Abrams' Aerial Survey Corporation.
Fred Zinn - Friedrich Wilhelm "Fred" Zinn of Battle Creek, Michigan, was one of the volunteer American aviators who flew with the French Armée de l'Air in World War I. He is one of the early pioneers of using aerial photography for wartime reconnaissance and Military intelligence.
www.seiwa-optical.com /aerialphotography.html   (1041 words)

  
 NODIFY - 'N'ALS 'O'n-line 'D'iscussion and 'I'dea 'F'orum 'Y'onder - Looking for 1971 Conference Name Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Of great importance to me is the Talbert Abrams award given to him in 1971 for excellence in photogrammetry.
Having recently been conferred upon the honor of Doctor of Philosophy at UW-Madison in 1967 in consideration of his photogrammetric thesis entitled "Lunar Control Coordinates from Ranger Photography" this was a receipt he was proud to be associated with.
I also have a picture of my father receiving the Talbert Abrams award, and this is why I know that he received it in 1971.
www.nv-landsurveyors.org /nodify/cgibin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?board=ASPRS;action=display;num=1068559455   (401 words)

  
 UofC Schulich School of Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Department of Geomatics Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Tao was selected as the recipient of the 2001 Talbert Abrams Award for his paper "Semi-Automated Object Measurement Using Multiple-Image Matching from Mobile Mapping Image Sequences" published in the Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.
The award is given by the the ASPRS - The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society (formerly the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing).
Tao's research interests include Internet and wireless GIS, 3D spatial visualization as well as digital photogrammetric processing of new sensor data such as Laser, Lidar and SAR, and he has received a number of awards in these areas.
www.eng.ucalgary.ca /awards/2001/award_TalbertAbrams.htm   (130 words)

  
 Talbert & Leota Abrams Foundation (Lansing, Michigan) : 1996 Annual Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Talbert & Leota Abrams Foundation (Lansing, Michigan) : 1996 Annual Report
Talbert and Leota Abrams Foundation is a Michigan corporation, formed December 30, 1960, by Leota Abrams, who died in 1978, and Talbert Abrams, who died in 1990.
Abrams were international pioneers in aviation, aerial surveying, and the manufacture of precision instruments for use in aviation and space exploration.
www.lib.msu.edu /guides/subjects/grants/abrrpt96.htm   (226 words)

  
 MVTec Miscellaneous News
The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) holds an annual conference.
At the ASPRS 2000 Annual Conference the MVTec employees Carsten Steger, and Wolfgang Eckstein together with Albert Baumgartner, Helmut Mayer, and Heinrich Ebner received the Talbert Abrams Award for their paper "Automatic Road Extraction Based on Multi-Scale, Grouping, and Context".
Fred Featherly of Abrams Aerial Surveys presents the award to recipients Albert Baumgartner and Wolfgang Eckstein.
www.mvtec.com /news/misc/award-asprs00.html   (88 words)

  
 LONI | CCB | Events | CCB Presents | Zhuowen Tu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He is currently a member of technical staff at Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton.
He received the Talbert Abrams award (Honorable mention) by American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing in 2003.
He was also awarded with the David Marr prize in 2003.
www.loni.ucla.edu /CCB/Meetings/CCB_Talks-Tu.shtml   (313 words)

  
 Dr Ayman Habib - Résumé
The Duane C. Brown Award is presented to a person who has most successfully forwarded the cause of Photogrammetry and strengthened the reputation of the Department of Geodetic science and Surveying (currently, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science) in the field of Photogrammetry.
2002 recipient of the Talbert Abrams Grand Award from the ASPRS for the following paper in the PEandRS journal.
2004 recipient of the Talbert Abrams Second Honorable Mention from the ASPRS for the following paper in the PEandRS journal.
www.geomatics.ucalgary.ca /~habib/resume_bank/resume_awards.html   (299 words)

  
 isprs tut
Habib is recipients of several awards such as the Duane C. Brown Senior Award from The Ohio State University (1997), Talbert Abrams “Grand Award” from the ASPRS (2002), and Talbert Abrams “Second Honorable Mention” from the ASPRS (2004).
He is currently Co-Chair of the ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) Working Group (WGI/2) on SAR and Lidar.
He was recently a co-recipient of the ASPRS Talbert Abrams Grand Award (2005).
www.fom.fgan.de /isprs/ws05/html/body_tutorialv3.HTM   (1036 words)

  
 Networks of Centres of Excellence
Bryan Mercer, from Intermap Technologies Corp., were awarded the Talbert Abrams Grand Award 2005 for their paper, entitled "An Initial Study on Automatic Reconstruction of Ground Digital Elevation Models from Airborne IfSAR Digital Surface Models".
This paper appeared in the April 2004 edition of the journal Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.
The award presentation took place at the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 2005 Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, March 9th, 2005.
www.nce.gc.ca /media/newsrel/2005/220305_e.htm   (338 words)

  
 American airplanes: Ab - Ak
In this case, a scarcity of documentation leads one to believe it might be a plan- or kit-built Church Mid-Wing renamed by its builder.
1930: (Talbert) Abrams Aerial Survey Corp. 1936: Abrams Air Craft Corp, 606 E Shiawassee St, Lansing MI.
Talbert Abrams, Kenneth Ronan; constructed by Ronan & Kunzl of Marshall MI.
www.aerofiles.com /_ab.html   (6139 words)

  
 ASPRS 2004 Denver Conference Photographs
Talbert Abrams Award presented to Ayman F. Habib
Talbert Abrams Award presented to Arie Croitoru and Yerach Doytsher
Talbert Abrams Award presented to Jacek Grodecki and Gene Dial
www.asprs.org /denver04pics/index.htm   (327 words)

  
 newsletter0103 -home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chuang will move to Toronto in November, 2001 to take up this position.
Chuang (Vincent) Tao was selected as the recipient of 2001 Talbert Abrams Award for his paper "Semi-Automated Object Measurement Using Multiple-Image Matching from Mobile Mapping Image Sequences" published in the Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.
Announced at the 2001 ASPRS Annual Conference in St. Louis, MO on April 26, 2001, this award is given by the ASPRS - The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society (formerly the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing).
www.acpgis.org /programs/publication/V09_2001/03   (181 words)

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