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Dr. Bradford M. Clement

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Director of Science Services
International Ocean Discovery Program
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station, Texas 77845-9547
Phone: (979) 845-4800

IODP Activities

  • Oversight of IODP-USIO Science Services, Texas A&M University

ODP/DSDP Activities

  • USAC Chair (2008–2010) and member (1992–1994, 2006–2008)
  • 2001–2003: Associate Program Director, Ocean Drilling Program, National Science Foundation
  • Expeditions: DSDP Leg 94 and ODP Legs 105, 114, 172
  • 1984–1988: Staff Scientist, Ocean Drilling Program
  • JOIDES Ocean History Panel

Research Interests

  • Much of my research focuses on polarity reversals of Earth’s magnetic field. By collecting paleomagnetic records of the geomagnetic field as it undergoes polarity reversal, we hope to document how the field behaves during the polarity transition. This in turn will help us understand what causes the field to change polarity.
  • Selected publications
  • Extended CV

Professional Affiliations