an AMS Member, and the
AMS President for 2014,
is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of
Global Weather Corporation
in Boulder, Colorado.
is a privately held company that provides precision weather forecasts to businesses
within the energy, media, and transportation sectors.
Dr. Gail has an undergraduate degree in physics and a PhD degree
in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where his research
focused on plasma physics in the Earth's magnetosphere. During this
period, he spent a year as cosmic ray field scientist at South Pole
Dr. Gail is a lifetime National Associate of the
National Research Council,
having served on a number of NRC committees including the Decadal
Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space and the current
Committee on the Assessment of the
National Weather Service's
He serves or has served on a variety of corporate and organizational boards
including Peak Weather Resources Inc., Women in Aerospace,
Imaging Notes magazine, the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (acting), and the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Applied Sciences Program Advisory Group. He has also served as Associate Editor
for the SPIE
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing and Director of Industry
Relations for the
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.
He has published extensively on both technical and policy issues, and has been cited by
for excellence in scientific journal review.