Spiess, Fred Noel, 1919-2006

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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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creatorOf Willoughby, David Franklin, 1946-. Photographs, 1973-1990. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Shor, George G., 1923-. Papers, 1954-1992, bulk 1962-1992. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Spiess, Fred Noel, 1919-2006. Papers, 1971-1990, bulk 1980-1990. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn University of California (System). Institute of Marine Resources. Records, 1953-1990. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Wooster, Warren S. (Warren Scriver), 1921-. Photographs, 1960-1989. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Marine Physical Laboratory. Records, 1941-1990, bulk 1946-1980. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A celebration in honor of Russell Raitt and Victor Vacquier, October 13, 1992 [audiorecording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Marine Physical Laboratory. Ocean science and technology, October 11, 1996 [videorecording] : perspectives on the past, present and future : a symposium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Marine Physical Laboratory. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Anderson, Victor C. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Honors Professor Fred N. Spiess for Forty Years of Excellence as a Scientist and Leader, August 28, 1992 [sound recording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn "Oceanography: The Making of a Science" Videotapes, 2000 Oregon State University University Archives
referencedIn Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. Film for Spiess Talk, May 11, 1965 [Film]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf University of California (System). Special Committee on Non-Senate Academic Personnel. Records, 1966-1968. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Richard C. The Deep sea hydrothermal vents [sound recording] : the hottest things in oceanography, October 21, 1981. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Richard C. The Deep sea hydrothermal vents [videorecording] : the hottest thing in oceanography, October 21, 1981. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Office of the Director. Records of William A. Nierenberg, 1904-1992, (bulk 1955-1986). American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Spiess, Fred Noel, 1919-. Papers, 1971-1990. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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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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Birth 1919-12-25

Death 2006-09-08

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