Dr. Fred Noel Spiess
1919-2006
Dr. Fred Noel Spiess Member
Professor of Oceanography, Emeritus , University of California, San Diego
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  • 1985
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
  • Earth Resources
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  • 1985
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
  • Earth Resources
Memorial Tribute

BY ROBERT A. FROSCH AND WILLIAM KUPERMAN

FRED NOEL SPIESS, husband, father of five, grandfather of eight, great grandfather of three, U.S. Navy submariner, deepsea explorer and inventor, and Professor Emeritus of Oceanography at the Marine Physical ...

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Election Citation
For significant breakthroughs in ocean engineering, including FLIP, Deep Tow, precision benthic navigation, and exotic platforms.