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necrologies Geral d Charle s Gill lence and diffusion problems. In 1953 Gill again joined 1911-199 3 Hewson, by then in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan's Engineering School in the Department of Gerald Charles Gill, professor emeritus of atmo- Engineering. Gill worked initially on a rocket grenade spheric science and Fellow of the AMS, died in Ann experimenttesting instrumentation that would be used Arbor, Michigan, on 3 November 1993. He had a long to measure atmospheric variables at altitudes above and productive career as a designer, engineer, and those reached by radiosondes. Most of his research builder of meteorological instrumentation. His contri- centered around the solution of practical air pollution butions in the development of meteorological instru- problems, whether the pollutant was ragweed pollen, mentation are far reaching and have played a major S0 , or radionuclides. He was appointed an associate role in the study of air pollution. They include the Gill professor of meteorology in 1959 and was promoted Low Pressure Hydrogen Generator that was used as to professor in 1964 in the newly established Depart- a source of cheap hydrogen to inflate pibal balloons ment of Meteorology and Oceanography. safely in the Canadian Arctic, the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Geral d Charle s Gill lence and diffusion problems. In 1953 Gill again joined 1911-199 3 Hewson, by then in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan's Engineering School in the Department of Gerald Charles Gill, professor emeritus of atmo- Engineering. Gill worked initially on a rocket grenade spheric science and Fellow of the AMS, died in Ann experimenttesting instrumentation that would be used Arbor, Michigan, on 3 November 1993. He had a long to measure atmospheric variables at altitudes above and productive career as a designer, engineer, and those reached by radiosondes. Most of his research builder of meteorological instrumentation. His contri- centered around the solution of practical air pollution butions in the development of meteorological instru- problems, whether the pollutant was ragweed pollen, mentation are far reaching and have played a major S0 , or radionuclides. He was appointed an associate role in the study of air pollution. They include the Gill professor of meteorology in 1959 and was promoted Low Pressure Hydrogen Generator that was used as to professor in 1964 in the newly established Depart- a source of cheap hydrogen to inflate pibal balloons ment of Meteorology and Oceanography. safely in the Canadian Arctic, the

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