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

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Earth Observatory features Santiago  Gasso’s research of Patagonian Dust

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Wang and Armstrong Awarded Funding from USRA IRAD

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Yang and Nowottnick Awarded Funding on CloudSat/CALIPSO Proposals

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

President Obama Explains How Pollution Affects Our Planet (features OMI NO2 research data by Lok Lamsal and colleagues and work by NASA GSFC’s SVS)

April 06, 2016
April 06, 2016

Aquila and Trossman at Koshland Science Museum for Meet and Greet on April 9th

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Science Highlights

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

NASA-USDA-FAS Soil Moisture / IMERG

April 06, 2016
April 06, 2016

Why Do Raindrop Sizes Matter In Storms?

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Arctic Sea Ice Maximum - 2016

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

JPSS Multi Mission Concept of Operations

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse

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