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 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

GeoHealth paper by Gupta, et al. highlighted in AGU's EOS newsletter

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Jethva featured in EO article "Hazardous Pre-Monsoon Dust Pollution"

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

Stanley discusses Landslides with Voice of America

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Jethva Contributes to Article on Crop Fires in India

April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018

Ng Wins NASA Videographer of the Year Award

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Science Highlights

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

NASA Surveys Hurricane Damage to Puerto Rico's Forests

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

NASA Rainfall Data and Global Fire Weather

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

Dropped into a Hurricane

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

Amazon Canopy Comes to Life through Laser Data

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