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

June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017

Gong Recognized as an AGU Outstanding Reviewer of 2016

June 06, 2017
June 06, 2017

Oceanography Research Paper by Crooke, McKinna and Cetinic highlighted in NASA feature on “Fowler’s Sneaker Depth”

May 31, 2017
May 31, 2017

NASA Goddard YouTube Channel Awarded YouTube Silver Play Button

May 30, 2017
May 30, 2017

Stanley Contributes to EO IOTD on Landslide on the PCH

May 02, 2017
May 02, 2017

Ganeshan awarded the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) fellowship to join their Atmosphere Working Group (AWG).

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Science Highlights

June 06, 2017
June 06, 2017

Annual Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 1979-2016 with Area Graph

May 30, 2017
May 30, 2017

Star Gives Birth to Possible Black Hole in Hubble and Spitzer Images

May 05, 2017
May 05, 2017

NASA Viz now Available for Android

May 02, 2017
May 02, 2017

Kepler Stares at Neptune

April 04, 2017
April 04, 2017

Irrigation and Groundwater Depletion

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