University of California, San Diego. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics

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The La Jolla branch of the University of California Institute of Geophysics was established in July 1959. The institute was founded by Walter H. Munk to study the planet Earth, its atmosphere, oceans and interior, using the methods of experimental and mathematical physics. It was intended as a branch of the University of California, Los Angeles Institute of Geophysics which was established in 1946. The name of the branch was changed in 1960 to the University of California San Diego Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics.

From the description of Records, 1959-1963. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33920607

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referencedIn Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Office of the Facilities Manager. Records, 1965-1993, bulk 1976-1993. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf University of California, San Diego. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics. Records, 1959-1963. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Garmany, Jan Diederik, 1949-. Matchbook, c1973. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Young, Karen M., 1942-. T-shirt, c1977. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-. Oral history interview with Walter Heinrich Munk, 1997-1998. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Acoustic Tomography of the Ocean Climate Project. Records, 1990-1998. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Office of the Director. Records, 1943-1955. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-. Papers, 1944-1988. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Miles, John, 1920-2008. John Miles papers, 1943-1998. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996. Press conference, 1969 [sound recording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
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