Principal Mechanical Engineer
Fred 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.