Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000

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From the description of Oral history interview with William Aaron Nierenberg, 1986 February 6 to 30 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79005537

Physicist and oceanographer. Nierenberg received his B.S. from the City College of New York in 1939 and his M.A. and Ph. D. degrees in physics from Columbia in 1942 and 1947. He was a research scientist with the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1945. He was an instructor in physics at Columbia, 1946-1948, and assistant professor at the University of Michigan, 1948-1950 when he joined the faculty of the University of California in Berkeley. He served as Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1965 to 1986 and as Director of the Hudson Laboratories, Columbia, 1953-1054, He is a member of the National Academy of Science and a fellow of the American Physical Society. He has served on numerous scientific advisory boards to the U.S. Government and NATO. Nierenberg died in La Jolla, California September 11, 2000.

From the description of Papers, 1932-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305990

Physicist and oceanographer. Nierenberg received his B. S. from the City College of New York in 1939 and his M. A. and Ph. D. degrees in physics from Columbia in 1942 and 1947. He was a research scientist with the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1945. He was an instructor in physics at Columbia, 1946-1948, and assistant professor at the University of Michigan, 1948-1950 when he joined the faculty of the University of California in Berkeley. He served as Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1965 to 1986. He has served on numerous scientific advisory boards to the U. S. Government and NATO.

From the description of Technical reports from the William A. Nierenberg papers, 1977-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82862990

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Place Name Admin Code Country
Arctic regions
United States--California
Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Subject
Physics
Oceanographic research stations--Administration
Marine sciences
Universities and colleges
Oceanography--Study and teaching
Scientific expeditions
Operation Crossroads, Marshall Islands, 1946
Combat
Seismology
Oceanography--Law and legislation
Spectrum analysis
Physics--Study and teaching
Signal processing
Acid rain
Radar
Tunnel detection
Territorial waters
Oceanography--Administration
Oceanography--Research
Acid deposition
Continental shelf
Missile attack warning systems
Physics--Research
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Ocean bottom--law and legislation
Occupation
Oceanographers
Physicists
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Birth 1919-02-13

Death 2000-09-10

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