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Bernard Boudreau




Department of Oceanography

Email: bernie.boudreau@dal.ca
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


  • Boudreau, B.P.  (2013)  Carbonate dissolution rates at the deep ocean floor.  Geophysical Research Letters, v. 40, 1-5, doi:10.1029/2012GL054231.
  • Boudreau, B.P.  (2012)  The physics of bubbles in surficial, soft, cohesive sediments.  Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 38, 1-18, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2012.07.002.
  • Barry, M.A., Boudreau, B.P., and Johnson, B.D  (2012)  Gas domes in soft cohesive sediments.  Geology, v. 40; no. 4, 379–382, doi:10.1130/G32686.1
  • Boudreau, B.P., Middelburg, J.J. and Meysman, F.J.R.  (2010)  Ongoing transients in carbonate compensation.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles, v. 24, GB4010, doi:10.1029/2009GB003654.
  • Boudreau, B.P., Algar, C., Johnson. B.D., Croudace, I., Reed, A., Furukawa, Y., Dorgan, K.M., Jumars, P.A., Grader, A.S., Gardiner, B.S.  (2005)  Bubble growth and rise in sediments.  Geology 33, 517-520


  • 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)