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Dr. Adam Klaus

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Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist
International Ocean Discovery Program
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station, Texas 77845-9547
Phone: (979) 845-3055
Fax: (979) 845-0876

IODP Expeditions & Activities

ODP Activities

  • Leg 210: Newfoundland Margin (Publications)
  • Leg 205: Fluid flow and subduction fluxes across the Costa Rica convergent margin (Publications)
  • Leg 196: Nankai Trough Accretionary Prism: LWD and ACORKs (Publications)
  • Leg 190: Nankai Trough Accretionary Prism (Publications)
  • Leg 180: Active Continental Extension in the Woodlark Basin, Papua New Guinea (Publications)
  • Leg 171B: Blake Nose paleoceanographic transect (Publications)
  • Leg 171A: Barbados logging-while-drilling (Publications)
  • Leg 161: Mediterranean Sea II: The Western Mediterranean (Publications)
  • Leg 155: Amazon Fan (Publications)
  • Leg 149: Iberia Abyssal Plain (Publications)
  • Leg 126: Bonin Arc-Trench System (Publications) (Science Party Member)
  • Underway Geophysics Lab oversight
  • Downhole Measurements Lab oversight


  • General research interests: Application of marine seismic reflection and seafloor mapping techniques to understand marine tectonics, sedimentation, and volcanic processes; evolution of convergent margins with a focus on rifting; marine sedimenation processes; application of drilling operations and technology to creation of long-term subseafloor observatories; management of scientific ocean drilling programs.
  • Curriculum Vitae


  • 8/91 Ph.D. Marine Geology and Geophysics, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, HI
  • 5/86 M.S. Geology, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories/San Jose State University, CA
  • 5/83 B.A. Geology, University of Pennsylvania, PA

Professional Affiliations