Spiess, Fred Noel, 1919-2006

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Birth 1919-12-25
Death 2006-09-08

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Marine physicist, born Oakland, CA December 25, 1919; University of California, Berkeley AB 1941, Ph.D. (physics) 1951; Harvard University, MS, 1946. Submariner, U.S. Navy, 1941-1956, Deputy Oceanographer of the Navy,1969-1974; Nuclear Engineer, Knolls Atomic Power Lab, Schenectady, NY, 1951-1952; Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD: Associate Research Physicist to Research Geophysicist University of California Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL), 1952-1961; Director MPL, 1958-1980; Professor of Oceanography, 1961-present; Chairman, Department of Oceanography, 1963-1964; Acting Director to Director, SIO, 1961-1965; Associate Director, SIO, 1965-1980, Director, UC Institute of Marine Resources, 1980-1985; Liaison Scientist, Office of Naval Research, London, 1974-1975.

From the description of Papers, 1971-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82998097

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Subjects:

  • Marine geophysics
  • Scientific expeditions--Documentation
  • Seismic prospecting
  • Ocean bottom--Research
  • Marine geophysics--Research
  • Seismic refraction method
  • Marine sciences--Study and teaching

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