Philip Giles

Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts
Geography and Environmental Studies

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Remote Sensing and Geomorphology, University of Calgary , 1996
M.Sc., Coastal Geomorphology, McMaster University, 1992
B.Sc., Physical Geography (Honours), McMaster University, 1990

Academic Work Experience

2004 - 2007, Chairperson, Department of Geography, Saint Mary’s University
2001 - Present, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Saint Mary’s University
1996 - 2001, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Saint Mary’s University

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Christopherson R.W, Birkeland G.H., Byrne M.-L., Giles P.T.. "Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, fourth Canadian edition" (Summer - 2015)
Hay I., Giles P.T.. "Communicating in Geography and the Environmental Sciences, second Canadian edition" (Spring - 2014)
Christopherson R.W., Byrne M.-L., Giles P.T.. "Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, third Canadian edition" (Spring - 2012)
Hay I., Giles P.T.. "Communicating in Geography and the Environmental Sciences, Canadian edition" (Spring - 2010)

Journal Articles

Giles P.T.. "Investigating the use of alluvial fan volume to represent fan size in morphometric studies", Geomorphology 121:3-4 (Spring - 2009), 317-328
Giles P.T., Nichols G.J., Wilford D.J.. "Special issue - Alluvial Fans: From reconstructing past environments to identifying comtemporary hazards - Preface", Geomorphology 115:3-4 (Spring - 2009), 199-201

Presentation

Giles P.T., Whitehouse B.M., Karymbalis E.. "Examination of the Morphological Characteristics of alluvial fans modified by interactions with rivers in broad axial valley in Yukon Territory, Canada, and Alaska, U.S.A.", 8th International Conference on Geomorphology (Spring - 2012)
Valkanou K., Karymbalis E., Papanastassiou E., Gaki-Papanastassiou K., Giles P.T.. "Analysis of relationships among coastal alluvial fans and their contributing catchments in North Evoikos Gulf (Central Greece)", 8th International Conference on Geomorphology (Spring - 2012)
Giles P.T.. "Evolution of the coastline at Pointe de l’Est, Iles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands), Québec", Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Valkanou K., Karymbalis E., Papanastassiou D., Gaki-Papanastassiou K., Giles P.T.. "Analysis of the relationships among coastal alluvial fans and their contributing catchments in North Evoikos Gulf (Central Greece)", 13th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece (Spring - 2012)
Karymbalis E., Giles P.T., Ferentinou M., Gaki-Papanastassiou K.. "Analysis of Relationships among morphometric parameters of coastal alluvial fans and source basins in North Peloponnese, Greece", 16th Joint Geomorphological Meeting (Spring - 2011)
Giles P.T., Whitehouse B.M.. "Planform asymmetry of alluvial fans modified by rivers in broad axial valleys", 4th International Conference on Alluvial Fans, Abstracts, Ras Al-Khaimah, U.A.E. (Spring - 2011)
Whitehouse B.M., Giles P.T.. "Asymmetry in the Planform Morphology of Alluvial Fans: A Geomorphological Analysis", 24th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2011)
Tibbetts J., van Proosdij D., Forbes D., Giles P.T.. "A conceptual model for determining coastal vulnerability in the Bay of Fundy", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership Meeting (Spring - 2010)

Conference Proceedings

Valkanou K., Karymbalis E., Papanastassiou D., Gaki-Papanastassiou K., Giles P.T.. "Analysis of the relationships among coastal alluvial fans and their contributing catchments in North Evoikos Gulf (Central Greece)", 13th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece (2012 - 2012)

Editorial Work

Giles P.T., Nichols G.J., Wilford D.J.. (Ed.) (2009) Special issue - Alluvial Fans: From reconstructing past environments to identifying comtemporary hazards.