|Dr Howard Brady.
book was written by Dr Howard Brady, an Australian, who worked as an
He was on four expeditions to Antarctica with the
US Office of Polar Programs.
• Member of the Explorers Club of New York
• Member of the Australian
Microscope and Microanalysis Society
• Member of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences
published scientific articles in periodicals such as:
• Journal of
• Nature Magazine
• Science Magazine
He was a contributor
to Antarctic Geoscience, a book released by the Scientific Committee on
Antarctic Science in 1982.
In 2011 Dr Brady was
awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Scientist of the Year by Northern
Illinois University for contributions to climate research and to the
community at large.
…Dr Brady is
internationally recognised for his identification and naming of several
species of algae currently used to help trace the climate history of
Antarctica. Professor Ross Powell observes the continuing influence of
Dr Brady’s research. The notable Antarctic marine diatom fossil called
Thalassiosira torokina, which Dr Brady named as part of his M.Sc.
thesis, is currently being studied by Professor Reed Scherer’s students.
Dean Christopher McCord, Northern IIIinois University, 2011
Mount Feather, c. 79
Dr Brady speaking at the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences
Coring pack ice, McMurdo Sound, c.70s