L DeWayne Cecil
As the Chief Climatologist for Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), Dr. Cecil is responsible for the GST Climate Enterprise at the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) support services in Asheville, NC. NCEI is the world’s largest active archive of in-situ and satellite data. NCEI produces numerous climate publications and responds to data requests from all over the world.
Dr. Cecil comes to GST from NOAA where he served as the Western Region Climate Services Director in the National Weather Service. Previously he served as Chief for Science Applications in the U.S. Geological Survey, Global Change Program Office; as Chief Scientist/Systems Engineer/Senior Science Advisor for NASA’s Applied Sciences Program, Science Mission Directorate; and as a Research Physical Scientist with the USGS. Dr. Cecil has received numerous awards and honors. Dr. Cecil has more than 80 journal articles, professional papers, and textbook contributions.