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 04, 2016
February 04, 2016

Mohammed featured in Cutting Edge article on CubeSat Mission

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Climate & Radiation Laboratory Awards Ceremony

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

GMAO Peer Awards Ceremony features GESTAR Scientists

January 06, 2016
January 06, 2016

RVF data in Climate.gov article, featuring Pandemic Prediction and Forecasting Science and Technology Working Group (member: A. Anyamba)

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

Eck presents AERONET to South Korean President at NASA/GSFC

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Science Highlights

February 04, 2016
February 04, 2016

The Dynamic Solar Magnetic Field - Narrated

January 04, 2016
January 04, 2016

GPM 2015: One Year of Storms

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Atmospheric Rivers

NASA Images Show Human Fingerprint on Global Air Quality
NASA Images Show Human Fingerprint on Global Air Quality

Release Materials (featuring research by Bryan Duncan (NASA/GSFC), Lok Lamsal (GESTAR/USRA) and others, published in JGR: Atmospheres)

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Global Rainfall-Triggered Landslides from 2007 through 2015, featuring data provided by Thomas Stanley

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