Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Brian Huber

Research Geologist, Curator of Foraminifera
Department / Division
Education
  • B.S., University of Akron
  • M.S., The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Research Interests

Cretaceous climate and oceanography; biostratigraphy and paleobiogeog-raphy of Cretaceous and Paleogene foraminifera; evolution and extinction dynamics of Cretaceous and Paleogene planktonic foraminifera; Cretaceous strontium and light stable isotope stratigraphy

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  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, R. W., Bogus, K. A., Batenburg, S. J., Brumsack, H. -J, Monte Guerra, R. do, Edgar, K. M., Edvardsen, T., Garcia Tejada, M. L., Harry, D. L., Hasegawa, T., Haynes, S. J., Jiang, T., Jones, M. M., Kuroda, J., Lee, E. Y., Li, Y. -X, Macleod, K. G., Maritati, A., Martinez, M., O'Connor, L. K., Petrizzo, M. R., Quan, T. M., Richter, C., Riquier, L. et al. 2019. "Site U1515." in Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Initial Reports, edited by Hobbs, R. W., Huber, Brian T., and Bogus, K. A., College Station, Texas: International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.proc.369.106.2019
  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, R. W., Bogus, K. A., Batenburg, S. J., Brumsack, H. -J, Monte Guerra, R. do, Edgar, K. M., Edvardsen, T., Garcia Tejada, M. L., Harry, D. L., Hasegawa, T., Haynes, S. J., Jiang, T., Jones, M. M., Kuroda, J., Lee, E. Y., Li, Y. -X, Macleod, K. G., Maritati, A., Martinez, M., O'Connor, L. K., Petrizzo, M. R., Quan, T. M., Richter, C., Riquier, L. et al. 2019. "Site U1514." in Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Initial Reports, edited by Hobbs, R. W., Huber, Brian T., and Bogus, K. A., College Station, Texas: International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.proc.369.105.2019
  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, R. W., Bogus, K. A., Batenburg, S. J., Brumsack, H. -J, Monte Guerra, R. do, Edgar, K. M., Edvardsen, T., Garcia Tejada, M. L., Harry, D. L., Hasegawa, T., Haynes, S. J., Jiang, T., Jones, M. M., Kuroda, J., Lee, E. Y., Li, Y. -X, Macleod, K. G., Maritati, A., Martinez, M., O'Connor, L. K., Petrizzo, M. R., Quan, T. M., Richter, C., Riquier, L. et al. 2019. "Site U1513." in Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Initial Reports, edited by Hobbs, R. W., Huber, Brian T., and Bogus, K. A., College Station, Texas: International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.proc.369.104.2019
  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, R. W., Bogus, K. A., Batenburg, S. J., Brumsack, H. -J, Monte Guerra, R. do, Edgar, K. M., Edvardsen, T., Garcia Tejada, M. L., Harry, D. L., Hasegawa, T., Haynes, S. J., Jiang, T., Jones, M. M., Kuroda, J., Lee, E. Y., Li, Y. -X, Macleod, K. G., Maritati, A., Martinez, M., O'Connor, L. K., Petrizzo, M. R., Quan, T. M., Richter, C., Riquier, L. et al. 2019. "Site U1516." in Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Initial Reports, edited by Hobbs, R. W., Huber, Brian T., and Bogus, K. A., College Station, Texas: International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.proc.369.107.2019
  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, R. W., Bogus, K. A., Batenburg, S. J., Brumsack, H. -J, Monte Guerra, R. do, Edgar, K. M., Edvardsen, T., Garcia Tejada, M. L., Harry, D. L., Hasegawa, T., Haynes, S. J., Jiang, T., Jones, M. M., Kuroda, J., Lee, E. Y., Li, Y. -X, Macleod, K. G., Maritati, A., Martinez, M., O'Connor, L. K., Petrizzo, M. R., Quan, T. M., Richter, C., Riquier, L. et al. 2019. "Expedition 369 methods." in Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Initial Reports, edited by Hobbs, R. W., Huber, Brian T., and Bogus, K. A., College Station, Texas: International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.proc.369.102.2019
  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, R. W., Bogus, K. A., Batenburg, S. J., Brumsack, H. -J, Monte Guerra, R. do, Edgar, K. M., Edvardsen, T., Garcia Tejada, M. L., Harry, D. L., Hasegawa, T., Haynes, S. J., Jiang, T., Jones, M. M., Kuroda, J., Lee, E. Y., Li, Y. -X, Macleod, K. G., Maritati, A., Martinez, M., O'Connor, L. K., Petrizzo, M. R., Quan, T. M., Richter, C., Riquier, L. et al. 2019. "Expedition 369 summary." in Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program Volume 369, College Station, Texas: International Ocean Discovery Program. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.proc.369.101.2019
  • Fucek, Vlasta Premec, Kucenjak, Morana Hernit, and Huber, Brian T. 2018. "Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, and Phylogeny of Oligocene Chiloguembelina and Jenkinsina." in Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Huber, Brian T., Wade, Bridget S., Olsson, Richard K., Pearson, Paul N., and Berggren, William A., 459–480. Lawrence, KS: Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research.
  • Pearson, Paul N., Spezzaferri, Silvia, Huber, Brian T., and Kučera, Michal. 2018. "Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, and Phylogeny of Oligocene Cassigerinella." in Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Huber, Brian T., Wade, Bridget S., Olsson, Richard K., Pearson, Paul N., and Berggren, William A., 481–493. Lawrence, KS: Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research.
  • Pearson, Paul N., Wade, Bridget S., and Huber, Brian T. 2018. "Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, and Phylogeny of Oligocene Globigerinitdae (Dipsidripella, Glogigerinita, and Tenuitella)." in Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Huber, Brian T., Wade, Bridget S., Olsson, Richard K., Pearson, Paul N., and Berggren, William A., 429–458. Lawrence, KS: Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research.
  • Wade, Bridget S., Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, Richard K., Silva, Isabella Premoli, Berggren, William A., Spezzaferri, Silvia, Huber, Brian T., Coxall, Helen K., Fucek, Vlasta Premec, Kucenjak, Morana Hernitz, Hemleben, Christoph, Leckie, R. Mark, and Smart, Christopher W. 2018. "Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Phylogeny, and Diversity of Oligocene and Early Miocene Planktonic Foraminifera." in Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Huber, Brian T., Wade, Bridget S., Olsson, Richard K., Pearson, Paul N., and Berggren, William A., 11–28. Lawrence, KS: Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research.
  • Berggren, William A., Pearson, Paul N., Huber, Brian T., and Wade, B. S. 2006. "Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and phylogeny of Eocene Acarinina." in Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Huber, Brian T., Berggren, William A., and Hemleben, C., 257–326. Cushman Foundation Special Publication 41: Allen Press.
  • Huber, Brian T., Olsson, R. K., and Pearson, Paul N. 2006. "Taxonomy of Eocene Microperforate Planktonic Foraminifera (Jenkinsina, Cassigerinelloita, Chiloguembelina, Zeauvigerina, Tenuitella, and Cassigerinella) and Problematica (Dipsidripella and Tenuitella?)." in Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, Brian T., and Berggren, William A., 461–508. Cushman Foundation Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication 41:Allen Press.
  • Huber, Brian T. and Quillévéré, F. 2006. "A revised Antarctic Eocene planktic foraminiferal biozonation." in Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, Brian T., and Berggren, William A., 41–46. Cushman Foundation Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication 41:Allen Press.
  • Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, Brian T., and Berggren, William A. 2006. "Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene Globigerina, Globoturborotalita, Subbotina, and Turborotalita." in Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, Brian T., and Berggren, William A., 111–168. Cushman Foundation Special Publication 41: Allen Press.
  • Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Huber, Brian T., Hemleben, C., Berggren, William A., and Coxall, H. K. 2006. "Overview of Eocene planktonic foraminiferal taxonomy, paleoecology, phylogeny, and biostratigraphy." in Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, edited by Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Huber, Brian T., Berggren, William A., and Hemleben, C., 11–28. Cushman Foundation Special Publication 41: Allen Press.
  • Sikora, P. J., Ogg, J. G., Gary, A., Cervato, C., Gradstein, F. M., Huber, Brian T., Marshall, C., Stein, J. A., and Wardlaw, B. 2006. "An integrated chronostratigraphic data system for the twenty-first century." in Geoinformatics; Data to Knowledge, edited by Krishna, S. A., 53–59. Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 397.
  • Huber, Brian T., Leckie, R. M., and Cervato, C. 2005. "The CHRONOS system: an internet resource for taxonomic and stratigraphic databases, visualization tools and analytical methodologies." in 7th International Symposium on the Cretaceous, 5-9 September 2005, 111.
  • Kroon, D., Norris, R. D., Huber, Brian T., and Erbacher, J. 2001. "Cretaceous-Paleogene ocean and climate dynamics in the subtropical North Atlantic." in Western North Atlantic Palaeogene and Cretaceous Palaeoceanography, edited by Kroon, D., Norris, R. D., and Klaus, A., 1–22. London: Geological Society of London, Special Publication No. 183.
  • MacLeod, Kenneth G. and Huber, Brian T. 2001. "The Maastrichtian record at Blake Nose (western Atlantic) and implications for global paleoceanographic and biotic changes." in Western North Atlantic Palaeogene and Cretaceous Palaeoceanography, edited by Kroon, D., Norris, R. D., and Klaus, A., 111–130. London: Geological Society of London, Special Publications, no. 183.
  • Bellier, J. -P, Moullade, M., and Huber, Brian T. 2000. "Mid-Cretaceous Planktonic Foraminifers from Blake Nose: Revised biostratigraphic framework." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 171B [Online], edited by Norris, R. D., Kroon, D., and Klaus, A., 1–12. Available from World Wide Web:
  • MacLeod, Kenneth G., Huber, Brian T., and Ducharme, M. L. 2000. "Paleontological and geochemical constraints on changes in the deep ocean during the Cretaceous greenhouse interval." in Warm Climates in Earth History, edited by Huber, Brian T., MacLeod, Kenneth G., and Wing, Scott L., 241–274. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1996. "Evidence for planktonic foraminifer reworking vs. survivorship across the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary at high latitudes." in The Cretaceous-Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History, edited by Ryder, G., Fastovsky, D., and Gartner, S., 319–334. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America Special Paper 307.
  • Huber, Brian T., Bijma, J., and Spero, H. J. 1996. "Blue-water SCUBA collection of planktonic foraminifera." in Methods and Techniques of underwater research: Proceedings of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences, edited by Lang, Michael A. and Baldwin, Carole C., 127–132. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.
  • MacLeod, Kenneth G., Huber, Brian T., and Ward, P. D. 1996. "The biostratigraphy and paleogeography of Maastrichtian inoceramids." in The Cretaceous-Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History, edited by Ryder, G., Fastovsky, D., and Gartner, S., 361–373. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America Special Paper 307.
  • Snyder, S. W. and Huber, Brian T. 1996. "Preparation techniques for use of foraminifera in the classroom." in Learning from the fossil record, edited by Scotchmoor, J. and McKinney, F. K., 231–236. The Paleontological Society Papers.
  • Barrera, E. and Huber, Brian T. 1993. "Eocene to Oligocene oceanography and temperatures in the Antarctic Indian Ocean." in The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change, Antarctic Research Series (part 2), edited by Kennett, J. P. and Warnke, D. A., 49–65. Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
  • Huber, Brian T. and Watkins, D. K. 1992. "Biogeography of Campanian-Maastrichtian calcareous plankton in the region of the Southern Ocean: paleogeographic and paleoclimatic implications." in The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change, Antarctic Research Series, edited by Kennett, J. P. and Warnke, D. A., 31–60. Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
  • Pospichal, J. J. and Huber, Brian T. 1992. "The Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary in the southern Indian Ocean: results from the coring operations of the Ocean Drilling Program." in Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean, Geophysical Monograph 70, edited by Kidd, R. B. and Rea, D. K., 275–294. Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
  • Barrera, E. and Huber, Brian T. 1991. "Paleogene and early Neogene oceanography of the southern Indian Ocean: Leg 119 foraminifer stable isotope results." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, edited by Barron, J. A. and Larsen, B. L., 693–717. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Barron, J. A., Baldauf, J. G., Barrera, E., Caulet, J. P., Huber, Brian T., Keating, B. H., Lazarus, D., Sakai, H., Thierstein, H. R., and Wei, W. 1991. "Biochronologic and magnetochronologic synthesis of ODP Leg 119 sediments from the Kerguelen Plateau and Prydz Bay, Antarctica." in Proc. ODP Sci. Results, 119, edited by Barron, J. A. and Larsen, B. L., 813–847. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1991. "Maestrichtian planktonic foraminifer biostratigraphy and the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary at ODP Hole 738C (Kerguelen Plateau, southern Indian Ocean)." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, edited by Barron, J. A. and Larsen, B. L., 451–465. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1991. "Paleogene and early Neogene planktonic foraminifer biostratigraphy of ODP Leg 119 Sites 738 and 744, Kerguelen Plateau (southern Indian Ocean)." in Proc. ODP Sci. Results, 119, edited by Barron, J. A. and Larsen, B. L., 427–449. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1991. "Planktonic foraminifer biostratigraphy of Campanian-Maestrichtian sediments from ODP Leg 114, Sites 698 and 700, southern South Atlantic." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, edited by Ciesielski, P. F. and Kristoffersen, Y., 281–297. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1991. "Foraminiferal biogeography of the Late Cretaceous southern high latitudes." in Geological Evolution of Antarctica, edited by Thomson, M. R. A., Crame, J. A., and Thomson, J. W., 609–615. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • Schmitz, B., Asaro, F., Michel, H. V., Thierstein, H. R., and Huber, Brian T. 1991. "Element stratigraphy across the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary in Hole 738C." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 119, edited by Barron, J. B. and Larsen, B., 719–730. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Thierstein, H. R., Asaro, F., Ehrmann, W. U., Huber, Brian T., Michel, H., Sakai, H., and Schmitz, B. 1991. "The Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary at Site 738, southern Kerguelen Plateau." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 119, edited by Barron, J. A. and Larsen, B., 849–867. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Barrera, E. and Huber, Brian T. 1990. "Evolution of Antarctic waters during the Maestrichtian: foraminifer oxygen and carbon isotope ratios, ODP Leg 113." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, edited by Barker, P. F. and Kennett, J. P., 813–823. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1990. "Maestrichtian planktonic foraminifer biostratigraphy of the Maud Rise (Weddell Sea, Antarctica): ODP Leg 113 Holes 689B and 690C." in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, edited by Barker, P. F. and Kennett, J. P., 489–513. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Thomas, E., Barrera, E., Hamilton, N., Huber, Brian T., Kennett, J. P., O'Connell, S. B., Pospichal, J. J., Spiess, V., Stott, L. D., Wei, W., and Wise, S. W.,Jr. 1990. "Upper Cretaceous-Paleogene stratigraphy of sites 689 and 690, Maud Rise (Antarctica)." in Proceedings ODP Sci. Results,, edited by Barker, P. F. and Kennett, J. P., 901–914. College Station, TX: Ocean Drilling Program.
  • Huber, Brian T. 1988. "Upper Campanian-Paleocene foraminifera from the James Ross Island region (Antarctic Peninsula)." in Geology and Paleontology of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Geological Society of America Memoir, edited by Feldmann, R. M. and Woodburne, M. O., 163–251. Geol. Soc. Am., Mem. Ser..
  • Huber, Brian T. 1988. "Campanian-Maastrichtian foraminifera of the high southern latitudes: ontogenetic morphometrics, biostratigraphy, and biogeography." in Unpublished dissertation, 1–329. The Ohio State University.

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  • Huber, Brian T., Hobbs, Richard W., and Bogus, Kara A. 2018. [Report] Expedition 369 Preliminary Report: Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics. https://doi.org/10.14379/iodp.pr.369.2018.
  • Edwards, L. E., Gohn, G. S., Self-Trail, J. M., Prowell, D. C., Bybell, L. M., Bardot, L. P., Huber, Brian T., and Frederikson, N. O. 1998. [Report] Physical stratigraphy, paleontology, and magnetostratigraphy of the USGS - Santee Coastal Reserve Core (CHN-803), Dorchester County, South Carolina.
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  • Pearson, Paul N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, Brian T., and Berggren, William A. 2006. Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera, Cushman Foundation Special Publication. Allen Press.
  • Huber, Brian T., MacLeod, Kenneth G., and Wing, Scott L. , eds. 2000. Warm Climates in Earth History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Huber, Brian T., Bralower, T. J., and Leckie, R. M. , eds. 1999. Paleoecological and Geochemical Signatures of Cretaceous Anoxic Events: A Tribute to William V. Sliter. Lawrence, Kansas: Allen Press.
  • Huber, Brian T., Bralower, T. J., and Leckie, R. M. ed. 1999. Theme Issue -- Paleoecological and Geochemical Signatures of Cretaceous Anoxic Events: A Tribute to William V. Sliter, Journal of Foraminiferal Research. Lawrence, Kansas: Allen Press.