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Hugo B. Fischer papers
WRCA 038  
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Description
The collection consists of reports pertaining to the study of saltwater intrusion into estuaries and heat dispersion in waterways, and water pollution.
Background
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.
Extent
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.