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Borda and Young receive 2024 UMBC Presidential Awards

On Wednesday, May 1, 2024, the UMBC 2024 Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony was held in the University Center Ballroom, and it was available to view virtually. President Valerie...

Posted: May 3, 2024, 2:07 PM

GESTAR II Scientists participate in UMBC's Community Day

During UMBC’s Earth Month celebration, on Monday, April 22, GESTAR II participated in Community Day. Staffing two tables were Susanne Craig (616/UMBC) and Jae Lee (613/UMBC) from NASA Goddard...

Posted: April 26, 2024, 3:50 PM

GESTAR II Seminar Series, April 30th at 1:00pm

Join us for a virtual seminar by Dr. Rong Fu, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles. Her talk is titled "Understanding drought, heat waves and fire...

Posted: April 26, 2024, 1:57 PM

GESTAR II researchers publish as lead and co-authors

Over the past several weeks, GESTAR II members have published as both lead authors and co-authors in a variety of publications. Select citations are below. Kim, M. (613/MSU), R. C. Levy, L. A....

Posted: April 26, 2024, 12:39 PM

Taha contributes to EO item on Ruang volcanic eruption

Ghassan Taha (614/MSU) contributed to the Earth Observatory Item of the Day (IOTD), "A Blanket of Ash from Ruang." Ruang is a volcanic island in Indonesia, which generated "explosive eruptions" on...

Posted: April 25, 2024, 1:10 PM

UMBC and MSU Students visit NASA HQ for Earth Day Event

On Friday, April 19, 2024, students from UMBC and MSU visited NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, for NASA’s 2024 Earth Day Event. Dominique Footes (GESTAR II/SURA) coordinated with Trena Ferrell...

Posted: April 24, 2024, 5:21 PM

Cetinic' part of team on NASA SVS PACE visualization

The PACE satellite launched in February 2024 and is now providing data from the atmospheres to the oceans. To learn more about the three instruments onboard PACE and the information provided to...

Posted: April 23, 2024, 4:04 PM

Congratulations to Thomas Stanley on his promotion

Congratulations to Thomas Stanley (617/UMBC), who has been promoted from Research Associate I to Research Associate III within GESTAR II! We asked him about his research and what he likes about...

Posted: April 11, 2024, 3:37 PM

Shuman contributes to EO Item on Landsat program LEAPS

In a recent Earth Observatory item, "Scenes from the Polar Night," the ability for the Landsat-8 and -9 satellites to see in the dark is highlighted. Scientists discovered that with the 2022...

Posted: April 5, 2024, 10:44 AM