Dr. John C. Gille
HIRDLS U.S. Principal Investigator

John Gille received a B.S. in Physics, magna cum laude, from Yale University, an M.A. in Physics from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from MIT. Since 1977, he has served as Head of the Global Observations, Modeling, and Optical Techniques Section of NCAR. Dr. Gille was Co-Senior Scientist on LIMS, launched on Nimbus-7 in 1978, and was Principal Investigator on LRIR, which flew on Nimbus-6 in 1975. He has been involved in CLAES collaboration since 1982, with NOAA's development of GOMR, and on several investigations analyzing satellite data. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was the recipient of the NCAR Technology Advancement Award in 1978 and the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 1982.

Contact Information:

Dr. John C. Gille
U.S. Principal Investigator
University of Colorado
Center for Limb Atmospheric Sounding
3300 Mitchell Lane Suite 250
Boulder CO 80301 USA
Phone: (303) 497-8060
FAX: (303) 497-2920