Bernard Boudreau


Department of Oceanography

Phone: 902-494-8895
Mailing Address: 
Room 3616, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St

PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Geochemistry and geochronology
  • Chemical oceanography
  • Marine geology



  • BSc – Geology, University of New Brunswick
  • MS – Oceanography, Texas A&M University
  • MS – Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
  • MPhil - Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
  • PhD - Geology and Geophysics, Yale University


  • Luo, Y., and Boudreau, B.P. (2016) Future acidification of marginal seas: A comparative study of the Japan/East Sea and the South China Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 43, doi:10.1002/ 2016GL068760.
  • Luo, Y., Boudreau, B.P., Dickens, G.R., Sluijs, A., Middelburg, J.J. (2016a) An alternative model for CaCO3 over-shooting during the PETM: Biological carbonate compensation. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 453, 223-233.
  • Luo, Y., Boudreau, B.P., and Mucci, A. (2016b) Disparate acidification and calcium carbonate desaturation of deep and shallow waters of the Arctic Ocean. Nature Commun., v. 7, 12821, doi: 10.1038/ncomms12821.
  • Sulpis, O., Lix, C., Mucci, A., and Boudreau, B.P. (in press) Calcite dissolution kinetics at the sediment-water interface in natural seawater. Mar. Chem. (Millero Volume),
  • Boudreau, B.P. and Luo, Y. (2017) Retrodiction of secular variations in deep-sea CaCO3 burial during the Cenozoic. Erth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 474, 1-12,


  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (The National Academies) 2011
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, 1994-95
  • Editors’ Highlights, Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) paper 10.1029/2009GL041847, 2010
  • Associate Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (1993-2002)
  • Associate Editor, Limnology & Oceanography (1993-1999)