National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Cooperative REmote Sensing Science & Technology Center aims to conduct research consistent with NOAA’s interests of Environmental Assessment, Prediction and Environmental Stewardship. NOAA-CREST research creates a framework to recruit, educate, train and graduate undergraduate and graduate students especially from underrepresented minority communities for professional opportunities and  thus create a diverse STEM workforce for NOAA, other federal agencies, private sectors and academia. 

NOAA-CREST members are actively involved in the state-of-the-art research with a focus on remote sensing science and technologies, that closely integrates with NOAA’s mission to protecting and managing the use of coastal resources, increasing our understanding of climate variability and change, and serving society’s need for weather and water information.

Assigned to the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service’ (NESDIS), Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), CREST thematic research & education projects are designed to address NOAA’s main missions of Sciences, Services, and Stewardships.

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Our People

Our people are our greatest asset — we are comprised of creative, caring, and highly skilled professionals dedicated to serving the scientific and engineering community.

Brian Morgan
Brian Morgan

Senior College Laboratory Technician
Ph: (718) 960-5742

Robert Loughman Ph.D.
Robert Loughman Ph.D.

Chairman and Associate Professor Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Ph: 757-727-5137
Fax: 757-727-5090

Gregory B. Aponte
Gregory B. Aponte

Civil Engineer

Sunil Bhaskaran Ph.D
Sunil Bhaskaran Ph.D

Associate Professor – Geospatial Technology
Ph: (718) 289 5566
Fax: 718-289-5565

Partners & Affiliates

Our partners and affiliates consist of key players in the scientific and engineering industry that support our endeavors for education and mission.

San Diego State University
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Wisconsin
University of Texas, El-Paso
Columbia University
Northrop Grumman
Colorado State University
The City College of New York
Raytheon Mission Operations Solutions
Earth Resources Technology, Inc.
Hampton University
University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus