Oral history interview with Feenan Jennings 1996

 

Name
Jennings, Feenan D., 1923- (Interviewee)
Doel, Ronald (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Feenan Jennings 1996
Abstract
Childhood: Los Angeles, California, family reminiscences; early scientific and mechanical interests; machinist Douglas Aircraft, 1942; U. S. Navy, 1942-1946: chief machinist, landing ship docks, South Pacific tours-of-duty; associate’s degree Compton Junior College, 1946-1948; marriage, 1946; B.S. chemical engineering New Mexico A& M, 1948-1950, contracted navy lab work White Sands Proving Grounds ; graduate studies chemical oceanography Scripps Institution of Oceanography [Scripps]: Southern California coast water sampling, research cruises, coursework, Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] Pacific nuclear testing; Eniwetok test site, 1953-1954; Marshall Islands nuclear fallout test, 1956; Scripps senior engineer; Office of Naval Research position, 1958-1970, Ten-Year Plan for Naval Support of Oceanography; National Academy of Sciences Committee for research funding member; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory impressions [LDEO], LDEO funding; National Science Foundation International Decade of Ocean Exploration director, 1970-1978, project funding selections; Texas A&M Sea Grant College director, 1978- .
Collection Name
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects
Jennings, Feenan D., 1923-; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1996
Date
1996
Note (Biographical)
Chemical engineer.
Note
Interviewed by August 11, 1996.
Note (Provenance)
Feenan Jennings, Gift 1997
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13572980
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ytp4-hg28
Related URLs
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