Fred is the CeNCOOS data and information manager. He joined MBARI, with a strong background in support of physical oceanography. Fred worked at the Naval Postgraduate School since 1998. There, he was a Research Associate, processing moored and shipboard oceanographic and meteorological data instruments. In addition, Fred earned a Masters Degree in Physical Oceanography from Oregon State University. At MBARI, Fred is creating oceanographic information products for the CeNCOOS program, as well providing engineering and technical support primarily with respect to moorings.