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Environmental Engineering

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Norman H. Brooks Papers

Identifier: 10289-MS
Abstract Norman H. Brooks, Caltech James Irvine Professor of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Emeritus; Member of National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, taught at Caltech for over forty years. Brooks retired from teaching in 1995. The Norman H. Brooks papers illustrate Brooks' contributions to the field of fluid turbulence and diffusion and environmental fluid mechanics, particularly ocean pollution control and consist of reports, research, historical documents from...
Dates: 1930-2002

James J. Morgan Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000116

James J. Morgan Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen [sound recording], 1999-05-25 - 1999-06-16

Scope and Contents Interview in 1999 with James J. Morgan, Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Environmental Engineering Science, emeritus. Born in New York City to Irish immigrant parents, Morgan was raised in County Monaghan, Ireland, during the Depression. He studied civil engineering at Manhattan College, received a master's degree from the University of Michigan in environmental health engineering with C. J. Velz (1956), and after three years as an instructor at the University of Illinois took his PhD at...
Dates: 1999-05-25 - 1999-06-16

Norman H. Brooks Oral History Interview, 2018-05-16, 2018-06-11, 2018-06-18

Identifier: BrooksNH-OH-2018
Abstract Norman H. Brooks recalls his education at Harvard (AB 1949, mathematics; MS 1950, civil engineering); courtship of his wife, Frederika; their work in Boston settlement house; decision to come to Caltech for graduate work; teaching assistantship; attention to civil engineering curriculum. Summer job for L.A. County Sanitation Districts leads to further studies in hydrology and sedimentation with adviser Vito Vanoni. Comments on founding of Keck Laboratory of Hydraulics and Water Resources,...
Dates: 2018-05-16; 2018-06-11; 2018-06-18

Wheeler J. North Papers

Identifier: NorthWJ
Scope and Contents

The North papers consist of correspondence, research notes and notebooks, photographs, two films, and various publications, including the Kelp Habitat Improvement Project (KHIP) final reports. The collection documents North's work at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, his work as Professor of Environmental Science at Caltech, and his lab's research at the Kerckhoff Marine Laboratory in Corona del Mar.

Dates: 1953-1999

Papers of Norman H. Brooks

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2018-00005

Fredric (Fred) Raichlen Papers

Identifier: 10290-MS
Abstract Fredric Raichlen, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science taught at Caltech for forty years. Raichlen formally retired from teaching in 2002 but remained active with Caltech colleagues, students and consultants until he passed away in 2014. The Fredric (Fred) Raichlen papers illustrate Raichlen's contributions to the field of coastal engineering research and practice, particularly in the areas of tsunamis, harbor...
Dates: 1932-2014

Stockholm Water Prize video, 1999

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2001-00507

Wheeler North Oral History Interview with Shelley Erwin [sound recording], 1998-10-06 - 1998-12-01

Scope and Contents Interview in 1998 with Wheeler North, professor of environmental science, emeritus, in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science. North received a BS in electrical engineering (1944) and biology (1950) from Caltech, and PhD (1953) from the University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His principal research interest is marine ecology, specifically the kelp beds off Southern California and the sea urchin population. He discusses effects of sewage outfalls and El Niño...
Dates: 1998-10-06 - 1998-12-01