About GESTAR

NASA GESTAR conducts research collaboratively, mainly within GSFC's Earth Sciences Division, but also with Solar Systems Exploration Division, Office of Education, and Office of Public Affairs. Scientists and staff at GESTAR, in collaboration with NASA and other investigators, conceive and develop new, space-based missions; provide mission requirements; conduct research that explains the behavior of Earth and other planetary systems; and create engaging media that tell NASA's story of exploration and discovery on Earth and beyond
 

DR. WILLIAM CORSO, GESTAR DIRECTOR

Prior to joining USRA, Dr. Corso was at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),and served in several capacities during his four-year tenure (Acting Director of the Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, National Ocean Service Technical Director, and Deputy Assistant Administrator for the National Ocean Service). Before joining NOAA, he worked in industry, academic, non-profit, and other government settings. Dr. Corso holds a Ph.D. in geophysics from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. in marine geology and geophysics from the University of Miami, and a B.S. in Earth sciences from Adelphi University.

News

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

Sea2Space Wrap Up: A Compilation from Cetinic and Fellow Scientists (credit: Schmidt Ocean)

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

Gatebe participating in SnowEx field campaign

February 08, 2017
February 08, 2017

Grecu Receives Award at Code 612 Ceremony

February 07, 2017
February 07, 2017

Cetinic featured in Goddard Article on Phytoplankton Study

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Cetinic and Team Report from Falkor on the Sea to Space Campaign

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Science Highlights

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

Searching for Earth’s Trojan Asteroids (OSIRIS-REx)

February 07, 2017
February 07, 2017

GESTAR/USRA Highlights 2016, Curated by David Ladd

December 21, 2016
December 21, 2016

Assimilation of OCO-2 Carbon Dioxide into the GEOS Simulation (contributions from GMAO Scientist Brad Weir)

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Monitoring Chimpanzee Habitats in western Tanzania

December 27, 2016
December 27, 2016

Wright’s GRAIL visualization selected for Science’s top 10 images of 2016

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