Meet Our Team

CENTER

Staff

Greg Asner

Greg Asner

Director

Andrea Cottrell

Andrea Cottrell

Assistant Director

Jorge Cruz

Jorge Cruz

Business Operations Specialist

Heather D'Angelo

Heather D'Angelo

Communications Director

Nick Vaughn

Nick Vaughn

Data Science Program Lead

Core Faculty

DAS

Jnaneshwar Das

School of Earth and Space Exploration

mary

Mary Donovan

School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Robin Martin

Robin Martin

School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Affiliate ASU Faculty

John Kittinger

John Kittinger

Global Institute of Sustainability and Conservational International

Trisalyn Nelson

Trisalyn Nelson

School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Elizabeth Wentz

Elizabeth Wentz

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Adjunct Faculty

Chris Balzotti

Chris Balzotti

The Nature Conservancy

john burns

John Burns

University of Hawaii, Hilo

rhett

Rhett Butler 

Mongabay.com

JMG

Jamison Gove

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

steve

Steve Schill

The Nature Conservancy

this guy

Miles Silman

Wake Forest University

Affiliate Scientists

phil

Phil Brodrick

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Meg Evans

Dirang Garau Field Centre

Nick Fabina

Nick Fabina

Salo Sciences

Belén Fadrique

University of Miami

emily

Emily Francis

University of Texas

Cassie Freund

Wake Forest University

Erin Netoskie

University of Hawaii

Elsa Ordway

Harvard University

Melissa

Melissa Wagner

University of Oklahoma 

Global Airborne Observatory

Sheldon

Sheldon DeCosse

Flight Operations

Blair

Blair Edlund

Flight Operations

Don Koopmans

Don Koopmans

Captain

ASNER LAB

Technical Staff

harish

Harish Anand

Assistant Data Science Technician

Lauren

Lauren Boye

Marine Science Technician 

patrick

Patrick Gartrell

Research Associate

sonja

Sonja Giardina

Research Assistant

Joseph Heckler

Joseph Heckler

Mapping Technologist

Dave Knapp

Dave Knapp

Lead Scientific Software Engineer

bobo

Darrell "Bobo" Lopez

Boat Captain

ankit

Ankit Sharma

Software Engineering Technician

tori

Victoria Vandekop

Digital Communications Intern

DAS LAB

Postdoctoral Scholars

MARTIN LAB

andres

Andres Baeza-Castro

Assistant Research Professor

GDCS Arizona
Biodesign Institute C building, 5th floor
1001 South McAllister Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85287

Email: gdcs@asu.edu
Phone: 480-727-7896

GDCS Hawaii
60 Nowelo Street
Hilo HI 96720