Scope and Content
Title: Hugo B. Fischer Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1974-1983
Collection number: FISCHER
Fischer, Hugo B., 1937-1983
Extent: ca. 1 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Water Resources Collections and Archives
Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access
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Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Hugo B. Fischer Papers, FISCHER, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California,
Saltwater encroachment --Models
Water --Pollution --Models
Diffusion in hydrology --Models
Tidal currents --California --San Francisco Bay
Saltwater barriers --Models
Saltwater encroachment --California --Delta Region
University of California, Riverside. Division of Hydraulic and Sanitary Study
Hugo B. Fischer was born in Lakehurst, N.J. in 1937. He earned his Bachelor of Science in
1958, his M.S. in 1963, and his Ph.D. in 1966, all from the California Institute of
Technology. He was a professor of civil engineering at the University of California,
Berkeley from 1966 until 1983. Fischer was a recognized authority in salt-water
intrusion, water pollution, heat dispersion in waterways, and the mixing of rivers and
oceans. He died in a glider accident in May 1983.
Scope and Content
Reports pertaining to the study of saltwater intrusion into estuaries and heat dispersion
in waterways, and water pollution.