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Inventory of the Hugo B. Fischer Papers, 1974-1983
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hugo B. Fischer Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1974-1983
    Collection number: FISCHER
    Creator: Fischer, Hugo B., 1937-1983
    Extent: ca. 1 linear ft. (2 boxes)
    Repository: Water Resources Collections and Archives
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access to the materials.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Water Resources Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hugo B. Fischer Papers, FISCHER, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Access Points

    Saltwater encroachment --Models
    Water --Pollution --Models
    Diffusion in hydrology --Models
    Tidal currents --California --San Francisco Bay
    Hydraulic models
    Saltwater barriers --Models
    Saltwater encroachment --California --Delta Region
    University of California, Riverside. Division of Hydraulic and Sanitary Study

    Biographical Information

    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.