Danika Van Proosdij

Chair of Geography
Faculty of Arts
Geography and Environmental Studies

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Biophysical Processes and Environmental Analysis, University of Guelph, Department of Geography, 2001
M.S., Biophysical Processes , University of Guelph, Department of Geography, 1996
B.S., Biological Sciences, Physical Geography minor, Honours, , 1994

Academic Work Experience

2014 - Present, Chair, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
2014 - Present, Adjunct Scholar, Dalhousie University, Faculty of Graduate Studies
2013 - Present, Full Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
2012 - Present, Adjunct Professor, University of Waterloo, Department of Geography and Environmental Management
2010 - Present, External Scholar, Dalhousie University, Faculty of Graduate Studies, School for Resource and Environmental Studies
2005 - 2013, Associate Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Geography
2005 - Present, Associate, CB Wetlands and Environmental Specialists
2005 - 2008, Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Center for Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
2001 - 2005, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Geography
1999 - 2001, Senior Lecturer, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Geography
1999 - 1999, Sessional Lecturer, University of Guelph, Department of Geography
1999 - 1999, Research Associate, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Geography
1995 - 1999, Teaching Assistant, University of Guelph, Department of Geography
1995 - 1995, Research and GIS Technician, CCIW (Canada Centre for Inland Waters) Environment Canada
1992 - 1995, Research Assistant, University of Guelph, Department of Geography

Honours

Science Atlantic Distinguished speaker Science Atlantic - 2014
Research applauded in Canadian Senate - 2013
Gulf of Maine Visionary Award Gulf of Maine Council - 2012
Gulf of Maine Visionary Award - 2009
John Vanderkamp Graduate Medal University of Guelph - 2002
Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship University of Guelph - 1998
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Post Graduate Scholarship B (PhD) The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - 1997
CSS (Computing & Communications Services) Alumni Research Travel Scholarship University of Guelph - 1996
Arthur D. Latornel Graduate Scholarship Latornnel - 1996
CSS (Computing & Communications Services) Founders Scholarship University of Guelph - 1996
Graduate Entrance Scholarship University of Guelph - 1995
Academic All-Canadian Award - 1994
Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award - 1992

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2013/03 - 2013/03, 1. Finding the Best Fit: Best Practices for Climate Change Adaptation
2012/02 - 2012/02, 3. NS68 Tregothic Marshbody: Future Directions and Opportunities
2001/01 - Present, Teaching at Saint Mary's University

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Porter C., Lundholm J., Bowron T., Lemieux B., Van Proosdij Danika, Neatt N., Graham J.. "Classification and environmental correlates of tidal wetland vegetation: implications for ecological restoration and monitoring", Botany (Spring - 2015)
Ashall L., Mulligan R., Van Proosdij Danika. "Hydrodynamics in a macrotidal estuary and the influence of vegetation on flow over a salt marsh platform", Estuary Coastal Shelf Science (Winter - 2015)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika, Milligan T.. "Flocculation and sediment deposition in a hypertidal creek", Continental Shelf Research 82 (Spring - 2013), 72-84
Van Proosdij Danika, Perrott B., Carroll K.. "Development and Application of a Geo-temporal Atlas for Climate Change Adaptation in Bay of Fundy Dykelands", Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 65 (Spring - 2012)
Horne P., Suteanu C., Van Proosdij Danika, Baker G.. "Elevation multi-scale analysis of a complex intertidal zone", Journal of Coastal Research 29:3 (Spring - 2012), 631-641
Tibbetts J., Van Proosdij Danika. "Development of a Relative Coastal Vulnerability Index for Climate Change Adaptation in a Macro-tidal Environment", Journal of Coastal Conservation 17 (Spring - 2012), 775-797
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Influence of varying tidal prism on hydrodynamics and sedimentary processes in a hyptertidal salt marsh creek", Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38:5 (Spring - 2011), 534-546
Bowron T., Neatt N., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Graham J.. "Macro-tidal Salt Marsh Ecosystem Response to Culvert Expansion", Restoration Ecology 19:3 (Spring - 2010), 307-322
MacDonald G., Noel P., Van Proosdij Danika, Chmura G.. "The Legacy of Agricultural reclamation on surface hydrology of salt marshes of the Bay of Fundy", Estuaries and Coasts 33 (Spring - 2009), 151-160
Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Neatt N., Bowron T., Graham J.. "Ecological Re-engineering of a Freshwater Impoundment for Salt Marsh Restoration in a Hypertidal System", Journal of Ecological Engineering 36:10 (Spring - 2009), 1314-1332
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Seasonal and annual variations in the sediment mass balance of a macro-tidal salt marsh", Marine Geology 225 (Spring - 2005), 103-127
van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Controls on the spatial patterns of sediment deposition across a macro tidal salt marsh over single tidal cycles.", Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 69:1-2 (Spring - 2005), 64-86
van Proosdij D., Townsend S.. "Spatial and temporal patterns of salt marsh colonization following causeway construction in the Bay of Fundy", Journal of Coastal Research (Spring - 2005), 8 pp.
Faherazzi S, Torres R, Hopkinson C., van Proosdij D.. "Salt marsh geomorphology: physical and ecological effects on landform", EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 86 (Spring - 2004), 57-58
van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Controls on Suspended Sediment Deposition over Single Tidal Cycles in a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy", Coastal and Estuarine Environments: Sedimentology, Geomorphology and Geoarchaeology, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 175 (Spring - 1999), 43-57
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J, Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Schostak L.. "Allen Creek Marsh, Bay of Fundy: A Macro-tidal Coastal Saltmarsh", Canadian Geographer 43:3 (Spring - 1998), 316-322

Presentation

Van Proosdij Danika, Graham . "Development and Application of Managed Realignment to Maximize Ecosystem Services and Climate Change Adaptation", Environment Canada, Health of the Oceans meeting (Spring - 2014)
Mulligan R., Ashall L., Law B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Impacts of In-Stream Tidal Current Turbines on Sediment Dynamics in the Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy, Canada", 4th Oxford Tidal Energy Conference (Spring - 2014)
Van Proosdij Danika, Graham J., Bowron T., Neatt N., MacIsaac B., Wrathall C.. "Development and Application of Managed Realignment to Maximize Ecosystem Services and Climate Change Adaptation", Invited speaker Environment Canada, Health of the Oceans meeting (Spring - 2014)
Van Proosdij Danika, Poirier E., Milligan T., Mulligan R., O’Laughlin C., Ashall L.. "Spatial Variability in Sediment Transport Processes in the Minas Basin: Implications for Modelling the Potential Effects of Tidal Energy Extraction", Joint Assembly AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU (Spring - 2014)
Van Proosdij Danika, Poirier E., Milligan T., Mulligan R., O’Laughlin C., Ashall L.. "Spatial Variability in Sediment Transport Processes in the Minas Basin: Implications for Modelling the Potential Effects of Tidal Energy Extraction", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Graham J., Van Proosdij Danika, Bowron T., Neatt N.. "Development of GIS Tools for Selecting Potential Sites for Managed Realignment to Maximize Ecosystem Services and Adaptive Capacity", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika, Page S.. "Preliminary Findings in the Assessment of Relative Coastal Vulnerability Lockeport, Nova Scotia to Coastal Erosion and Extreme Weather Events", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Ashall L., Mulligan R., Van Proosdij Danika, Law B.. "Intertidal flows over vegetated salt marsh surface and drainage channel networks with cohesive sediments in a macro-tidal basin", Ocean Science Meeting 2014 (Spring - 2013)
Skinner C., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Bowron T., Burdick D.. "Temporal Patterns and Spatial Patterns of Soil Chemistry, Primary Productivity and Hydrology in a Newly Created Saltmarsh", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2013)
Ashall L., Mulligan R., Van Proosdij Danika, Law B.. "Intertidal flows over vegetated salt marsh surface and drainage channel networks in a macro-tidal basin", Nova Scotia Energy R&D Conference (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Complexities of Time and Space: Challenges to Effective Modelling of Intertidal Morphodynamics", Science Atlantic Earth Science Distinguished Speaker tour (Spring - 2013)
MacDonald K., Van Proosdij Danika, Scott D., Fenech A.. "Development and Application of a Geo-Temporal Atlas for Climate Change Adaptation", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika, MacDonald P., Page S., French A., Scott D., Wilson M.. "Coastal Vulnerability Assessment for Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons Learnt from Learning Sites in the Caribbean and Canada", Canadian Association of Geographers Conference,invited speaker for the special session: Climate Change and Vulnerability – IDRC/Tri-Council Projects I: Assessing Climate Change, Vulnerability of Small Coastal Communities in Atlantic Canada and the Caribbean (Spring - 2013)
Wrathall C., Lundholm J., Bowron T., Van Proosdij Danika. "Living Shoreline Techniques for Shoreline Management in Nova Scotia", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Complexities of Time and Space: Challenges to Effective Modelling of Intertidal Morphodynamics", Science Atlantic Earth Science Distinguished Speaker tour (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Planning for a Changing Coastal Environment: Effectiveness, Opportunities and Challenges", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, Mulligan R., Milligan T.. "Seasonal influences on sediment deposition and characteristics in a hypertidal salt marsh and tidal creek system", Nova Scotia Energy R&D Conference (Spring - 2013)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, Milligan T.. "Seasonal variability in sediment dynamics in a Bay of Fundy tidal channel and salt marsh", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Bowron T., Neatt N., Van Proosdij Danika, Graham J.. "Application of Guidelines for Managed Realignment to Maximize Adaptive Capacity and Ecosystem Services", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2013)
MacIsaac B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Spatial Distribution and Trends of Coastal Vulnerability Assessments within Atlantic Canada", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika, MacIsaac B., Wrathall C., Graham J., Bowron T., Neatt N., Perrott B.. "Development of Guidelines for Managed Realignment to Maximize Adaptive Capacity and Ecosystem Services", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Challenge of a Changing Climate in Coastal Systems: Vulnerability and Adaptation", Guest Lecture, Department of Geography, Memorial University (Spring - 2013)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika, Milligan T.. "Flocculation and Sediment Deposition in a Hypertidal Creek, Bay of Fundy", Coastal Zone Canada Conference (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika, Mulligan R., Poirier E., Ashall L., Law B.. "Bridging Spatial Gaps: Modelling the Relative Influence of Tidal Currents & Waves on Suspended Sediment Dynamics & Seasonal Sedimentation in Intertidal Ecosystems", Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Vulnerability of dykelands in the Bay of Fundy to Climate Change", Department of Geography at Memorial University research speaker series (Spring - 2012)
MacDonald K., Van Proosdij Danika, Scott D.. "Modelling the Physical Vulnerability to Climate Change on the North Shore of PEI", Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Skinner C., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Bowron T.. "Analysis of the relationship between vegetative community structure and geodetic elevation for salt marsh restoration in hypertidal systems", 22nd Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Van Proosdij Danika, Perrott B., Carroll K.. "Development and Application of a Geo-temporal Atlas for Climate Change Adaptation in Bay of Fundy Dykelands", 12th International Coastal Symposium (Spring - 2012)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Dykelands: Strategic Importance for Climate Change Adaptation", Municipal Climate Change Action Plan workshop (Spring - 2012)
Wrathall C., Lundholm J., Van Proosdij Danika. "Assessment of Primary Productivity in the Windsor Salt Marsh", 22nd Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, Milligan T.. "Seasonal Sedimentation and Hydrodynamics in a Bay of Fundy Tidal Creek and Salt Marsh System", Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum (Spring - 2012)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C., Poirier E., Mulligan R., Ashall L.. "Intertidal Sediment Dynamics: Challenges, Lessons Learned and Potential Impacts of Tidal Power Development", Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum (Spring - 2012)
Graham J., Bowron T., Lemieux B., Lundholm J., Neatt N., Van Proosdij Danika. "Development of a superimposed hydraulic network at a hyper-tidal restoration site", 22nd Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Lemieux B., Bowron T., Graham J., Lundholm J., Neatt N., Van Proosdij Danika. "Ecological re-engineering of a fallow agricultural dykeland for tidal wetland restoration in a macro-tidal system", Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, Milligan T.. "Sedimentation and Hydrodynamics in a Tidal and Salt Marsh System", Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika. "Seasonal variability in sedimentation and hydrodynamics within a salt marsh tidal creek", 22nd Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Ecomorphodynamics of Coastal Marshes: Opportunities & Constraints for Climate Change Adaptation", Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Porter C., Lundholm J., Bowron T., Lemieux B., Van Proosdij Danika, Neatt N., Graham J.. "Classification and environmental correlates of tidal wetland vegetation: implications for ecological restoration and monitoring", 22nd Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Van Proosdij Danika, Poirier E., O’Laughlin C., Milligan T.. "Considerations for Modelling the Ecomorphodynamics of a Hyper-tidal System", 22nd Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2012)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Sediment Dynamics within a Hypertidal Saltmarsh and Tidal Creek System", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2011)
Horne P., Van Proosdij Danika, Suteanu C.. "Elevation dependence of coastal pattern properties within the Avon Estuary", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (ACAG) (Spring - 2011)
Fedak M., Van Proosdij Danika, Webster T.. "Hydrodynamic modeling of flood hazards within Fundy dykelands", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (ACAG) (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C., Poirier E.. "Sedimentary Processes in a Hyper-intertidal Ecosystem", Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, Tibbetts J., Pietersma-Perrott B.. "Coastal Characterization and Vulnerability Assessment of ACAS Communities in the Bay of Fundy", Climate Change: Getting Ready, Results of the ACAS program in Nova Scotia (Spring - 2011)
Wrathall , Van Proosdij Danika. "Influence of above ground biomass on sediment deposition in a hypertidal system", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (Spring - 2011)
Mulligan R., Smith P., Hill P., Tao J., Wu Y., Bugden G., Van Proosdij Danika. "Suspended sediment processes in Minas Basin, the Bay of Fundy", Ocean Sciences Meeting (Spring - 2011)
Page S., Van Proosdij Danika. "Review of International Best Management Practices for Climate Change Adaptation in Dykelands", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (Spring - 2011)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, Mulligan R.. "A Comparison of Two Bay of Fundy Tidal Creeks: The Effect of Channel Order and Tidal Flow on their Sedimentation Rates and Hydrodynamics", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (ACAG) (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Bay of Fundy", Invited guest lecturer Dalhousie University, Environment and Resource Management undergraduate class (Spring - 2011)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika. "Sediment Dynamics within a Hypertidal Salt Marsh and Tidal Creek", NS Energy Research and Development Forum (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, Skinner C.. "Changes in grain size spectra within hypertidal salt marsh restoration sites within the Bay of Fundy", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Tidal Power: Opportunity and Challenges", Public lecture on Renewable Energy organized by Saint Mary’s University Environmental Science Society (Spring - 2011)
Pietersma-Perrott B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Shorezone Characterization for Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Fundy", Climate Change: Getting Ready, Results of the ACAS program in Nova Scotia (Spring - 2011)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Influence of Flocculation Processes on Sediment Deposition within a Bay of Fundy Tidal Creek", NS Energy Research and Development Forum (Spring - 2011)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, Milligan T.. "The influence of tidal flow and channel order on sedimentation in two macrotidal creeks in the Bay of Fundy", 44th American Geophysical Union Meeting (Spring - 2011)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Controls on the availability and opportunity for sediment deposition within a hypertidal salt marsh creek", Atlantic Coastal and Estuarine Science Society (ACCESS) meeting (Spring - 2011)
Fedak M., Van Proosdij Danika, Webster T., Browning D.. "Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Storm Surge Flooding of Dykelands in the Avon River Estuary", Climate Change: Getting Ready, Results of the ACAS program in Nova Scotia (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C., Poirier E.. "Factors affecting sediment deposition within hyper intertidal ecosystems", 44th American Geophysical Union Meeting (Spring - 2011)
Perrott B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Shore zone characterization for climate change adaptation in the Bay of Fundy", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (Spring - 2011)
Graham J., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Bowron T.. "Tidal Creek Hydraulic Geometry for Salt Marsh Restoration in the Upper Bay of Fundy", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (ACAG) (Spring - 2011)
Page S., Van Proosdij Danika. "Review of International Best Management Practices for Climate Change Adaptation in Dykelands", Climate Change: Getting Ready, Results of the ACAS program in Nova Scotia (Spring - 2011)
O'Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "The effect of changing tidal energy over the spring-neap cycle on net sediment deposition in a hypertidal Bay of Fundy salt marsh creek", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (ACAG) (Spring - 2011)
Blotnicky B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Influence of suspended sediment concentration on sediment deposition within a salt marsh tidal creek system", Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers annual meeting (Spring - 2011)
Utting D., Van Proosdij Danika. "Interpretation of coastal processes based on geochemical and textural analysis of sediments, Conrads Beach, Nova Scotia", Geological Society of America South-Central meeting (Spring - 2010)
Skinner C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Comparison of grain size determination using Coulter Laser Diffraction and Coulter Electrical Sensing Zone Method for salt marsh restoration monitoring", 9th BoFEP Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Neatt N., Lemieux B., Van Proosdij Danika, Bowron T.. "Considerations in the use of High Resolution, Low-altitude Aerial Photography for Coastal Wetland Restoration", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C., Mulligan R., Milligan T., Poirier E.. "Potential far field effects of tidal energy extraction on intertidal ecosystems of the Bay of Fundy", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Sediment Dynamics within a Salt Marsh Tidal Creek", Coastal and Marine Sciences Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2010)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Intertidal energy and sedimentation in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Neatt N., Lemieux B., Baker G., Van Proosdij Danika, Bowron T.. "Considerations in the use of High Resolution, Low-altitude Aerial Photography for Coastal Wetland Restoration", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C., Mulligan R., Milligan T., Poirier E.. "Potential far field effects of tidal energy extraction on intertidal ecosystems of the Bay of Fundy", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Sedimentary Dynamics within a Hypertidal Salt Marsh and Tidal Creek System", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Bowron T., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Neatt N., Graham J.. "Ecological Re-engineering of a Freshwater Impoundment for Salt Marsh Restoration in a Hypertidal System", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Bowron T., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Neatt N., Graham J.. "Ecological Re-engineering of a Freshwater Impoundment for Salt Marsh Restoration in a Hypertidal System", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Lemieux B., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Bowron T.. "The Influence of Drainage Network and Morphological Features on the Vegetation Recovery Pattern of a Macro-tidal Wetland Restoration Project", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Pietersma B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Shore zone characterization for Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Fundy", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Spring-neap variations in intertidal Hydrodynamics and Sedimentation in the Bay of Fundy", Coastal and Marine Sciences Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Fedak M., Van Proosdij Danika. "Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Storm Surge Flooding of Dykelands in the Bay of Fundy", Coastal and Marine Sciences Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Pietersma-Perrott B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Shore zone Characterization for Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Fundy", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika, Baker G.. "Intertidal Ecomorphodynamic Response to Natural and Anthropogenic Influences in a Macro-tidal Estuary", Joint Dept of Fisheries and Oceans and Geological Survey of Canada Speaker series at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Climate Change Impacts in the Bay of Fundy. Canadian Living with Climate Change in Atlantic Canada", Government of Canada, New Horizons for Seniors Program (Spring - 2010)
Skinner C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Comparison of Grain Size Spectra between Laser Diffraction and Coulter Multisizer Technologies for Salt Marsh Sediments", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Graham J., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Bowron T.. "Tidal Creek Hydraulic Geometry for Salt Marsh Restoration in the Upper Bay of Fundy", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Pietersma-Perrott B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Shorezone Characterization for Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Fundy", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Tibbetts J., Van Proosdij Danika, Forbes D., Giles p. "A conceptual model for determining coastal vulnerability in the Bay of Fundy", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Lemieux B., Van Proosdij Danika, Bowron T., Lundholm J.. "The influence of drainage network and morphological features on the vegetation recovery pattern of a macro-tidal wetland restoration project", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Tibbetts J., Van Proosdij Danika, Forbes D., Giles P.. "A Conceptual Model for Determining Coastal Vulnerability in a Macrotidal Environment", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Poirier E., Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Sedimentary Dynamics within a hypertidal salt marsh and tidal creek system", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika. "GeoNOVA strategic plan assessment, perspectives of academia", Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia Spring into Geomatics 2011 (Spring - 2010)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Intertidal Energy and Sedimentation in the Bay of Fundy.", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Graham J., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Bowron T.. "Tidal Creek Hydraulic Geometry for Salt Marsh Restoration in the Upper Bay of Fundy", 21st Coastal Estuarine Research Federation Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Fedak M., Van Proosdij Danika, Webster T.. "Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Storm Surge Flooding of Dykelands in the Bay of Fundy", 9th Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) Meeting (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Effects of Energy Extraction on Intertidal Ecosystems of the Minas Basin: Challenges and lessons learnt", OEER (Offshore Energy Environmental Research)/FORCE ( Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy) Tidal Energy Workshop (Spring - 2009)
Neatt N., Bowron T., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Graham J., Pett R.. "). Macro- & meso-tidal wetland restoration in Canada’s Maritime Provinces. Restore America’s Estuaries", 5th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration - Preparing for Climate Change: Science, Practice and Policy (Spring - 2009)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Sediment dynamics within a macro-tidal creek over spring-neap tidal cycles", 50th Annual Canadian Association of Geographer’s Meeting and Canadian Geomorphological Research Group (Spring - 2009)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Spring-neap sediment dynamics within a macro-tidal salt marsh tidal creek: preliminary findings", 36th Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium and Annual meeting (Spring - 2009)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Effects of Energy Extraction on Intertidal Ecosystems of the Minas Basin", Nova Scotia Energy Research Forum (Spring - 2009)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Effects of Energy Extraction on Intertidal Ecosystems of the Minas Basin", Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development forum (Spring - 2009)
Neatt N., Bowron T., Van Proosdij Danika, Lundholm J., Graham J., Pett R.. "Macro- & meso-tidal wetland restoration in Canada’s Maritime Provinces", Canadian Land Reclamation Association Atlantic Chapter (ARC). Atlantic Reclamation Conference (Spring - 2009)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Comparison of vertical and temporal variations in hydrodynamics on macro-tidal mudflat and salt marsh surface in the Bay of Fundy", 36th Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium and Annual meeting (Spring - 2009)
O’Laughlin C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Spring-neap variations in tidal creek hydrodynamics, Bay of Fundy", 50th Annual Canadian Association of Geographer’s Meeting and Canadian Geomorphological Research Group (Spring - 2009)
van Proosdij D.. "GIS in Coastal Geomorphology", GEOIDE Workshop, Maritime Geomatics: Geomatics and GIS Applications in Maritime Research (Spring - 2005)
van Proosdij D.. "Ecomorphodynamics of Salt Marsh and Mudflat Systems in the Bay of Fundy", Atlantic Geoscience Society Meeting, special session, Sediment Dynamics in the Greater Bay of Fundy (Spring - 2005)
van Proosdij D., Dobek P.. "Crossing the Divide: Opportunities and Challenges in Tidal Barrier GIS Database Development in the Bay of Fundy", 18th Estuarine Research Federation Meeting, NOAA special Session: Developing useful Modeling and Mapping Tools to Help Managers Address Sea Level Rise (Spring - 2004)
van Proosdij D., Baker G., Townsend S.. "Impacts of Tidal Barriers on Intertidal Geomorphology: a case study of the Windsor Causeway", Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 2004)
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Complexities in Salt Marsh Sedimentary Processes in a Temperate Macro-tidal Environment", 6th International Conference on Geomorphology: Geomorphology in Regions of Environmental Contrast (Spring - 2004)
van Proosdij D., Townsend S.. "Sedimentation and Mechanisms of Salt Marsh Colonization on the Windsor Mudflats, Minas Basin", American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference: Saltmarshes: physical and ecological effects on landform (Spring - 2003)
van Proosdij D., Townsend S.. "Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Salt Marsh Colonization Following Causeway Construction in the Bay of Fundy", 8th International Coastal Symposium (and biennial meeting of the International Coastal Education and Research Foundation) (Spring - 2003)
Ollerhead J., van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Spatial Variability in Surface Elevation in Salt Marshes of the Cumberland Basin, Bay of Fundy", Canadian Coastal Conference (and biennial meeting of the Canadian Coastal Engineering and Research Foundation ), (Spring - 2002)
van Proosdij D.. "Research Techniques: GIS as an Integrative Tool for Coastal Zone Management", Guest Lecture at Universidades de Oriente (Spring - 2001)
van Proosdij D.. "Geomorphic and Biophysical Processes of the Coastal Zone: “Impactos del Desarrollo Costero sobre Procesos Naturales de la Costa y Las Implicationes para la Administracion” ", Guest Lecture at Universidades de Oriente (Spring - 2001)
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Annual and Seasonal Variations in Erosion and Accretion in a Macrotidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy", Annual Meeting and 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2000)
van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Complexities in Sediment Transport Processes in a Macrotidal Saltmarsh System", 16th Biennial Estuarine Research Federation International Conference: An Estuarine Odyssey (Spring - 2000)
van Proosdij D.. "The Use of a Geographical Information System in the Assessment of Saltmarsh Sedimentary Status", 1st Workshop on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (Spring - 2000)
Ollerhead J., van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Ice as a Mechanism for Contributing Sediments to the Surface of a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy", Annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 1999)
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Annual and Seasonal Variations in Erosion and Accretion in a Macrotidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy", Coastal Zone Canada 2000 (Spring - 1999)
van Proosdij D.. "Morphodynamics and Controls on the Sediment Budget of a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy, Canada", Irving Eco-Centre International Conference: Salt Marsh Ecology and Rehabilitation (Spring - 1998)
van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Short Term Controls on Sediment Deposition in a macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy, Canada", 15th Biennial Estuarine Research Federation International Conference: “Where the World Meets the Sea” (Spring - 1998)
Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Langham D.. "Rates of Nearshore Erosion of Till in the Nearshore Zone on Lakes Huron and Ontario", Canadian Coastal Conference (Spring - 1998)
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Use of Optical Backscatterance Sensors in Estimating Sediment Deposition on a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh Surface", Canadian Coastal Conference (Spring - 1998)
Ollerhead J., van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Suspended Sediment Circulation and Deposition over Single Tidal Cycles at a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy, Canada", VII Congersso da ABEQUA (and IGU Commission on Coastal Systems Project: Tidal action, tidal processes and tidal effects on coastal evolution) (Spring - 1998)
van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Hydrodynamics and Tidal Flow Patterns within a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy, Canada", Ontario Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Spring - 1997)
van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Suspended Sediment Circulation and Deposition over Single Tidal Cycles in a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy, Canada", Coastal and Estuarine Environments: Sedimentology, Geomorphology and Geo-archeology Conference (Spring - 1997)

Conference Proceedings

Mulligan R., Ashall L., Van Proosdij Danika, Poirer E.. "Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics in Macrotidal Drainage Channels and Salt Marshes", IAHR World Congress (2014 - 2015)
Page S., Johnson C., Van Proosdij Danika. "Green Mapping in the Caribbean: A Participatory Tool for Coastal Community Vulnerability Assessment and Capacity Building", 2014 Placemaking: Caribbean Urban Forum (2013 - 2014)
Van Proosdij Danika, Mulligan R., Smith P.. "Effects of tidal power generation on hydrodynamics and sediment processes in the Upper Bay of Fundy", 4th Speciality Conference on Coastal, Estuary and Offshore Engineering (2012 - 2013)
Ollerhead J., van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Spatial Variability in Changes in Surface Elevation in Salt Marshes of the Cumberland Basin, Bay of Fundy", Canadian Coastal Conference (2002 - 2003)
van Proosdij , Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Conceptual Model of the Seasonal and Spatial Controls on the Inorganic Sediment Budget of a Bay of Fundy Saltmarsh", Fifth International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes (2002 - 2003)
van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D.. "Use of Optical Backscatterance Sensors in Estimating Sediment Deposition on a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh Surface", Canadian Coastal Conference (1998 - 1999)
Davidson-Arnott R.G.D, van Proosdij D., Ollerhead J., Langham D.. "Rates of Nearshore Erosion of Till in the Nearshore Zone on Lakes Huron and Ontario", Canadian Coastal Conference (Victoria, BC) (1998 - 1999)
Dawson J., van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.D., Ollerhead J.. "Characteristics of Saltmarshes in the Cumberland Basin, Bay of Fundy", Canadian Coastal Conference (1998 - 1999)
Ollerhead J., van Proosdij D., Davidson-Arnott R.G.. "Ice as a Mechanism for Contributing Sediments to the Surface of a Macro-tidal Saltmarsh, Bay of Fundy", Canadian Coastal Conference (1998 - 1999)

Other Publications

Van Proosdij Danika, Baker G.. "Coastal Vulnerability Assessment: Seychelles"
IntaSAVE and the Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) (Spring - 2014)
Day O., Van Proosdij Danika, Campbell D., Lee S., Baker G., Thomas J.. "Building Capacity for Coastal Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Small Island Developing States: Report of Output A: Integrated Social-Ecological Climate Change Vulnerability Scenarios and Initial Cost-Benefit Analysis of Possible Adaptation Options Developed Using Existing Data in Grenada"
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (Spring - 2014)
Van Proosdij Danika, Matheson G.. "Truro Flood Sub Consultant Report: Historical Morphodynamics & Dykeland Management"
CBCL Ltd Consulting Engineers (Spring - 2014)
Van Proosdij Danika, Baker G.. "Building Capacity for Coastal Ecosystem-Based Adaptation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Vulnerability Assessments and Scenarios for Pilot Sites in Grenada"
CARIBSAVE and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika, Mulligan R., Poirier E., Ashall L.. "Implications of Tidal Energy Extraction on Sedimentary Processes within Shallow Intertidal Environments"
Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika, Graham J., Bowron T., Neatt N., MacIsaac B., Wrathall C.. "Development and Application of Managed Realignment to Maximize Ecosystem Services and Climate Change Adaptation"
Environment Canada Gulf of Maine Program (Spring - 2013)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Vulnerability assessment and analysis of options for climate change adaptation in NS68 Tregothic Marsh bodies"
Nova Scotia Environment Climate Change Directorate (Spring - 2012)
Van Proosdij Danika, O’Laughlin C.. "Effects of energy extraction on sediment dynamics within intertidal ecosystems in the Minas Basin"
Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) (Spring - 2012)
Pietersma-Perrott B., Van Proosdij Danika. "Shore Zone Characterization for Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Fundy"
Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACAS) (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Sediment transport within the La Planche River"
CBCL ltd Consulting Engineers (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Dykelands: Climate Change Adaptation. Climate Change Issue"
Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACAS) (Spring - 2011)
Tibbetts J., Van Proosdij Danika. "A Relative Vulnerability Assessment Tool for Macrotidal Environments"
Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACAS) (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika. "Tides of Change: Changing Ecosystems, Geomorphology and Landscapes of the Southern Bight of the Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy"
Field Trip Guidebook (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, Pietersma-Perrott B.. "Shore Zone Characterization Map of the Windsor Area, Hants County, Nova Scotia"
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Mineral Resources Branch (Spring - 2011)
Fedak M., Van Proosdij Danika. "Hydrodynamic Flood Modelling within Fundy Dykelands: Windsor Case Study. Final report submitted to Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association (ACASA)"
Climate Change Directorate (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, Page S.. "Best Management Practices for Climate Change Adaptation in Dykelands: Recommendations for Fundy ACAS sites"
Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACAS) (Spring - 2011)
Van Proosdij Danika, Baker G., Lemieux B.. "The Use of Low Altitude Photography for Coastal Wetland Restoration: A User’s Guide"
CBWES Inc. (Spring - 2010)
Van Proosdij Danika. ". Assessment of Flooding Hazard along the Highway 101 Corridor near Windsor, Nova Scotia"
Nova Scotia Department of Transportation (Spring - 2007)
van Proosdij D., Bambrick Jillian, Baker Greg. "Spatial and temporal variations in the intertidal geomorphology of the Avon River Estuary"
Nova Scotia Department of Transportation (Spring - 2005)
van Proosdij D., Horne P.. "Development of a series of historical digital mosaics depicting change in intertidal habitat in the Minas Basin"
Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership and Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (Spring - 2005)
van Proosdij D.. "Monitoring seasonal changes in surface elevation in intertidal environments near the Windsor Causeway"
Nova Scotia Department of Transportation (Spring - 2004)
van Proosdij D., Dobek P.. "Bay of Fundy Tidal Barriers Database Development"
Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership and Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (Spring - 2004)
van Proosdij D., Daborn G., Brylinsky M.. "Environmental Implications of Expanding the Windsor Causeway (Part Two): Comparison of 4 and 6 Lane Options"
Nova Scotia Department of Transportation Contract # 02-00026, Acadia Centre for Estuarine Research Publication No. 75. 17 pp (Spring - 2004)
Spooner I, MacRae A., van Proosdij D.. "The macro-tidal environment of the Minas Basin, NS: Sedimentation, morphology and human impact"
Atlantic Geoscience Society Special Publication No 32 (Spring - 2004)

Service: Institutional Committees

Senate ad-hoc committee – Academic Plan Implementation , 2012/01 - None (Member)
Science Safety Committee , 2011/01 - None (Member)
Science Outreach Committee , 2011/01 - None (Member)
Faculty of Arts Outreach Committee , 2011/01 - 2014/01 (Member)
Senate Student Discipline Committee , 2011/01 - 2014/01 (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Conference Steering Executive Committee , International Society for Digital Earth Halifax 2015/01 - 2015/01
External Reviewer for research grant applications to the WATER 2014 , STW Programme in the Netherlands 2014/01 - 2014/01
NS Department of Agriculture managed realignment workshop , 2013/03 - 2013/03
Steering Committee Atlantic Canada Coastal Estuarine Science (ACCESS) meeting, 2013/03 - 2013/03
Review Marine Renewable Energy Legislation, Nova Scotia Department of Energy – Research Interests in Marine Renewable Energy 2013/02 - 2013/02
Reviewer Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Project Grant , Environmental Science and Technologies/Enhancing Aquatic Ecosystem Services 2013/01 - 2013/01
Reviewer for the Research Foundation Flanders (Belgium), 2013/01 - 2013/01
International Society for Digital Earth Halifax conference bid committee, 8th International Symposium on Digital Earth 2012/04 - 2012/04
Science Advisory Board , Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) Science Advisory Board 2012/03 - 2013/03
Co-lead author for the East Coast Region chapter , Canadian Climate Change Assessment Committee 2012/01 - Present
Scientific advisor and mentor for ‘living shoreline’ erosion program , Ecology Action Center 2012/01 - Present
Scientific Advisory Committee , Joggins Fossil Institute, UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site 2011/02 - Present
Steering Committee , Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) 2011/01 - 2013/01
Reviewer Washington State Sea Grant Proposals , 2011/01 - 2011/01
Reviewer for the Romanian Research Council joint research program (“IDEAS’) with France, 2011/01 - 2011/01
Invited reviewer for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) College and Community Innovation (CCI) - Applied Research Tools and Instruments (ARTI) program , Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) 2011/01 - 2011/01
Scientific Advisory Committee , Coastal Habitat Restoration in the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, USA 2011/01 - 2011/01
Project consultant , EU grant application by researchers at the Universidad de Coimbra, Portugal “ Zostera meadows waning events in two Portuguese estuaries: driving forces, ecological impact and management perspectives for recovery” 2011/01 - 2011/01
Strategic team member , Town of Winsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia Tourism 2011/01 - Present
Reader, Dalhousie University Marine Affairs Program 2010/04 - 2010/04
Consultation for forensic evidence recovery in the Kennetcook River, Bay of Fundy , SouthWest Nova Major Crimes division of the RCMP 2010/02 - 2010/02
Nova Scotia Steering Committee , Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association (ACASA) 2010/01 - Present
Hydrodynamics and Geophysical effects sub-committee , Fundy Energy Research Network (FERN) 2010/01 - Present
Reviewer National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative grants , 2010/01 - 2010/01
Development Program – scientific advisor, 2010/01 - 2012/01
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Resource Stewardship Division, Land Protection Section: Research partnership and advising regarding Windsor Causeway and Fundy dykelands, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries 2001/01 - Present
Scientific advisor and supervision of salt marsh restoration activities and GIS , Ecology Action Center 2000/01 - Present