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Fred Karig

Sr. Principal Engineer--Retiree

Email

fred@apl.washington.edu

Phone

206-543-1354

Research Interests

Oceanographic Instrument Design

Biosketch

Frederick Karig's primary interest is instrument platforms for undersea measurements and for measurements at the interface between the sea surface and the ice canopy. He has experience in the design and construction of underwater equipment, including actuators, electrical cabling, acoustic transducer housings, submersible handling systems, towed instrument packages, and general-purpose winches. He has led numerous operations at sea and on the ice and has been in charge of logistics for most APL-UW ice stations (APLIS). Mr. Karig has been with the Laboratory since 1966.

Department Affiliation

Ocean Engineering

Education

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic College, 1965

Acoustics Air-Sea Interaction & Remote Sensing Center for Environmental & Information Systems Center for Industrial & Medical Ultrasound Electronic & Photonic Systems Ocean Engineering Ocean Physics Polar Science Center
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