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Education and/or Training

Ph.D.1984State University of New York at AlbanyGeology
B.A.1978University of VermontGeology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Tectonics, regional geology, Earth history, geochronology, and metallogeny.

Professional Experience

1987 - presentResearch Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Anchorage, Alaska
1986-1987Associate Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University
1984-1986Postdoctoral Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University

Websites of Interest

Summaries of Bradley's previous and current research.

Publications

Total pubs: 46

McCauley, A. and D. C. Bradley. 2014. Global age distribution of granitic pegmatites. The Canadian Mineralogist 52(2):183-190. doi:10.3749/canmin.52.2.183 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bradley, D. C. 2011. Secular trends in the geologic record and the supercontinent cycle. Earth Science Reviews. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.05.003 [Details] [Full Publication]

Karl, S. M., R. B. Blodgett, K. A. Labay, S. E. Box, D. C. Bradley, M. L. Miller, W. K. Wallace, and J. F. Baichtal. 2011. Fossil locations and data for the Taylor Mountains, and parts of the Bethel, Goodnews, and Dillingham quadrangles, southwestern Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2011-1065, 2 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bradley, D. C., P. J. Haeussler, P. B. O'Sullivan, R. M. Friedman, A. B. Till, D. Bradley, and J. Trop. 2009. Detrital zircon geochronology of cretaceous and paleogene strata across the south-central Alaskan convergent margin. USGS Professional Paper 1760-F, 36 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Taylor, R. D., D. L. Leach, D. C. Bradley, and S. A. Pisarevsky. 2009. Compilation of mineral resource data for Mississippi valley-type and clastic-dominated sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposits. USGS Open-File Report 2009-1297, 42 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Ayuso, R. A., P. J. Haeussler, D. C. Bradley, D. W. Farris, N. K. Foley, and G. A. Wandless. 2009. The role of ridge subduction in determinin the geochemistry and Nd-Sr-Pb isotopic evolution of the Kodiak batholith in southern Alaska. Tectonophysics 464:137-163. [Details]

Bradley, D. C. 2008. Passive margins through earth history. Earth Science Reviews 91(1-4):1-26. [Details] [Full Publication]

Till, A. B., S. M. Roeske, D. C. Bradley, R. M. Friedman, and P. W. Layer. 2007. Early Tertiary transtension-related deformation and magmatism along the Tintina fault system, Alaska. Geological Society of America Special Paper 434:233-264. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bradley, D. C., R. M. Friedman, P. W. Layer, P. J. Haeussler, A. B. Till, S. M. Roeske, and M. L. Miller. 2006. Far-field effects of early Tertiary ridge subduction in Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Specialty Meeting No 2:91. [Details] [Full Publication]

Ayuso, R. A., P. J. Haeussler, D. C. Bradley, D. W. Farris, and A. S. Colvin. 2005. Effects of ridge subduction on chemical and isotopic zoning of the Kodiak batholith, southern Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 37(7):80. [Details] [Full Publication]

Edelson, N., R. A. Ayuso, M. L. Miller, S. W. Ebert, E. E. Marsh, S. A. Petsel, L. D. Miller, D. C. Bradley, C. Johnson, and W. C. McClelland. 2004. The Late Cretaceous Donlin Creek gold deposit, southwestern Alaska: Controls on epizonal ore formation. Economic Geology 99(4):643-671. [Details]

Bradley, D. C., T. Kusky, P. J. Haeussler, R. J. Goldfarb, M. L. Miller, J. A. Dumoulin, S. W. Nelson, and S. M. Karl. 2003. Geologic signature of early Tertiary ridge subduction in Alaska. Geological Society of America Special Paper 371:19-49. [Details]

Bradley, D. C., J. A. Dumoulin, P. W. Layer, D. Sunderlin, S. M. Roeske, B. McClelland, A. G. Harris, G. Abbott, T. K. Bundtzen, and T. Kusky. 2003. Late Paleozoic orogeny in Alaska's Farewell terrane. Tectonophysics 372:23-40. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, R. E. Wells, and M. L. Miller. 2003. Life and death of the Resurrection plate: evidence for its existence and subduction in the northeastern Pacific in Paleocene-Eocene time. Geological Society of America Bulletin 115(7):867-880. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, and R. J. Goldfarb. 2003. Brittle deformation along the Gulf of Alaska margin in response to Paleocene-Eocene triple junction migration: in Sisson. Geological Society of America Special Paper 371:119-140. [Details]

Kusky, T. M., D. C. Bradley, D. T. Donley, D. B. Rowley, and P. J. Haeussler. 2003. Controls on intrusion of near-trench magmas of the Sanak-Baranof belt, Alaska, during Paleogene ridge subduction, and consequences for forearc evolution: in Sisson. Geological Society of America Special Paper 371:269-272. [Details]

Dumoulin, J. A., A. G. Harris, M. Gagiev, D. C. Bradley, and J. E. Repetski. 2002. Lithostratigraphic, conodont, and other faunal links between lower Paleozoic strata in northern and central Alaska and northeastern Russia. Geological Society of America Special Paper 360:291-312. [Details]

Miller, M. L., D. C. Bradley, T. K. Bundtzen, and W. C. McClelland. 2002. Late Cretaceous through Cenozoic strike-slip tectonics of southwestern Alaska. Journal of Geology 110:247-270. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, R. E. Wells, and M. L. Miller. 2002. Life and death of the Resurrection Plate. Newsletter of the Alaska Geological Society 31:1. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, R. E. Wells, D. B. Rowley, M. L. Miller, A. Otteman, and K. A. Labay. 2001. Life and death of the Resurrection plate: evidence for an additional plate in the NE Pacific in Paleocene-Eocene time. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union 82(47):F1118. [Details]

Dumoulin, J. A., D. C. Bradley, and A. G. Harris. 2000. Lower Paleozoic deep-water facies of the Dyckman Mountain area, northeastern Medfra quadrangle, Alaska. USGS Professional Paper 1615:43-57. [Details]

Dumoulin, J. A., A. G. Harris, D. C. Bradley, and T. A. deFreitas. 2000. Facies patterns and conodont biogeography in Arctic Alaska and the Canadian Arctic Islands: Evidence against juxtaposition of these areas during early Paleozoic time. Polarforschung 68:257-266. [Details]

Bradley, D. C. and F. H. Wilson. 2000. Reconnaissance bedrock geology of the southeastern part of the Kenai quadrangle, Alaska. In Kelley, K. D., and Gough, L.P., (eds.). Geologic Studies in Alaska. USGS Professional Paper 1615:59-64. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, M. L. Miller, and R. E. Wells. 2000. Life and death of the Resurrection plate: evidence for an additional plate in the NE Pacific in Paleocene-Eocene time. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 32(7):A382. [Details]

Dumoulin, J. A., D. C. Bradley, A. G. Harris, and J. E. Repetski. 1999. Lower Paleozoic deep-water facies of the Medfra area, central Alaska. in Kelley, K.D., ed., Geologic Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1997. USGS Professional Paper 1614:73-103. [Details]

Bradley, D. C., T. M. Kusky, P. J. Haeussler, S. M. Karl, and D. T. Donley. 1999. Geologic map of the Seldovia quadrangle, south-central Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 99-362, scale 1:250,000, 1 sheet. [Details] [Full Publication]

Dumoulin, J. A., D. C. Bradley, and A. G. Harris. 1998. Sedimentology, conodonts, structure, and correlation of Silurian and Devonian metasedimentary rocks in Denali National Park, Alaska. in Gray, J., and Riehle, J., eds., Geologic studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1996. USGS Professional Paper 1595:71-98. [Details]

Wilson, F. H., J. H. Dover, D. C. Bradley, F. R. Weber, T. K. Bundtzen, and P. J. Haeussler. 1998. Geologic map of Central (Interior) Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 98-133, 3 sheets, scale 1:500,000, 63 p. pamphlet, 13 p. appendix . [Details]

Wilson, F. H., J. H. Dover, D. C. Bradley, F. R. Weber, T. K. Bundtzen, and P. J. Haeussler. 1998. Digital version of Geologic map of Central (Interior) Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 98-133-A, CD-ROM. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., J. H. Dover, D. C. Bradley, F. R. Weber, T. K. Bundtzen, and P. J. Haeussler. 1998. Geologic map of central (interior) Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 98-0133, 3 sheets, scale 1:500,000, and pamphlet 76 p OF 98-133-A, has GIS data of this compilation, 1 disc. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bradley, D. C., T. M. Kusky, S. M. Karl, and P. J. Haeussler. 1997. Field guide to the Mesozoic accretionary complex along Turnagain Arm and Kachemak Bay, south-central Alaska. Alaska Geological Society:2-12. [Details]

Kusky, T. M., D. C. Bradley, and P. J. Haeussler. 1997. Progressive deformation of the Chugach accretionary complex, Alaska, during a Paleogene ridge-trench encounter. Journal of Structural Geology 19:139-157. [Details]

Kusky, T. M., D. C. Bradley, P. J. Haeussler, and S. M. Karl. 1997. Controls on accretion of flysch and melange belts at convergent margins; evidence from the Chugach Bay thrust and Iceworm Melange, Chugach accretionary wedge, Alaska. Tectonics 16:855-878. [Details]

Kusky, T. M., D. C. Bradley, P. J. Haeussler, and S. M. Karl. 1997. Controls on accretion of melange and flysch belts, Chugach Terrane, south-central Alaska. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union 78:320. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J. and D. C. Bradley. 1996. Structural characteristics of ridge-subduction related gold deposits in southern Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 28(5):71-72. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., S. M. Karl, and D. C. Bradley. 1996. Oblique accretion of part of the Mesozoic Kelp Bay Group in southeastern Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 28(7):A-437. [Details]

Goldfarb, R. J., T. Christie, D. Skinner, P. J. Haeussler, and D. C. Bradley. 1995. Gold deposits of Westland, New Zealand and southern Alaska--Products of the same tectonic processes. PACRIM '95: Symposium Volume:239-244. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, R. J. Goldfarb, L. W. Snee, and C. D. Taylor. 1995. Link between ridge subduction and gold mineralization in southern Alaska. Geology 23(11):995-998. [Details]

Haeussler, P. J., D. C. Bradley, R. J. Goldfarb, and L. W. Snee. 1995. A link between ridge subduction and turbidite-hosted gold mineralization in southern Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 27(5):23. [Details]

Bradley, D. C., P. J. Haeussler, S. R. Nelson, T. M. Kusky, D. T. Donley, and R. J. Goldfarb. 1995. Geologic effects of Paleogene ridge subduction, Kenai Peninsula, southern Alaska. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 27(5):7. [Details]

Bradley, D. C., P. J. Haeussler, T. M. Kusky, and R. J. Goldfarb. 1994. Near-trench magmatism, deformation, and gold mineralization during Paleogene ridge subduction in Alaska. Pages 219-222 in SUBCON symposium abstracts Avalon, CA [Details]

Bradley, D. C., P. J. Haeussler, and T. M. Kusky. 1993. Timing of early Tertiary ridge subduction in southern Alaska. In Till, A., and Dusel-Bacon, C., (eds.). Geologic Studies in Alaska by the US Geological Survey. USGS Bulletin 1992(2068) [Details]

Haeussler, P. J. and D. C. Bradley. 1993. Map and compilation of structural data from lode-gold mineral occurrences in the Chugach-Prince William terrane of southern Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 93-325, 53 p plus 1 sheet, scale 1: 500,000. [Details]

Kusky, T. M., D. C. Bradley, P. J. Haeussler, S. M. Karl, and D. T. Donley. 1993. The Chugach Bay thrust, a major tectonic boundary in the southern Alaska accretionary prism. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 25:A-282. [Details]

Bradley, D. C. 1984. Late Paleozoic strike slip tectonics of the Northern Appalachians. Dissertation, State University of New York at Albany, 3 plates, scales 1:1,000,000, 1:12,300, and 1:10,000, 286 p. [Details]

Bradley, D. C. 1981. Late Wisconsinan Mountain Glaciation in the Northern Presidential Range, New Hampshire. Arctic and Alpine Research 13(3):319-327. [Details] [Full Publication]

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