Professor and Chair
Contact InformationOffice: Room 9438, SSC
Tel: 519 661-2111, 88099
Fax: 519 661-3868
Research interests are in resource and environmental managment including:
- Integrated water management in Canada
- Integrated catchment management in Queensland, Australia
- Policy implementations and evaluation
Walters, D. and D. Shrubsole. (2014). “An Assessment of the Implementation of a Rural Land Use Planning Decision Support System.” The Canadian Geographer.
Mitchell, B., C. Priddle, D. Shrubsole, B. Veale and D. Walters. (2014). "Integrated water resource management: lessons from conservation authorities in Ontario, Canada.” International Journal of Water Resources Development. 30(3): 460-474.
Schmidt, J.J. and D. Shrubsole. (2013). “Modernity and water ethics: implications for shared governance.” Environmental Ethics. 22: 359-379.
Walters, D.F., R. Smolikova-Wachowiak, M. Wachowiak, D. Shrubsole and J. Malczewski. (2013). “Ontario’s Nutrient Calculator: Overview and Focus on Sensitivity Analysis.” Journal of Agricultural Science. 5(11): 189-200.
Chapters in Books
Shrubsole, D. (2013). “A History of Flood Management Strategies in Canada Revisited.” Climate Change and Flood Risk Management: Adaptation and Extreme Events at the Local Level. E.C.H. Keskitalo (ed.). Page 8 of 27. Edward Elgar Publishing: Northampton, Mass. 95-120. (Refereed).
Shrubsole, D. (2010). “Sustainable Development.” The Canadian Encyclopedia. Available at: http://encyclopediecanadienne.ca/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0010657
Fellmann, D., A. Getis, J. Getis, D. Shrubsole and J. Hopkins. (2009). Human Geography: Landscapes of Human Activities (2nd Canadian edition). McGraw Hill, Ryerson Higher Education: Whitby.
Supervised Graduate Students and Theses Titles
| D. Bednar
|Current||Environmental Risk/hazards, Policy, Public Communication|
|L. Silva||Current||Integrated resource management|
|2014||The production of unequal vulnerability to climate hazards in Metro Vancouver, Canada|
|J. Schmidt||2012||Fairness in water allocation|
|C. Priddle||2009||Adaptive Capacity in Response to Revolutionary Change: The Case of Ontario's Conservation Authorities|
|D. Walters||2005||An assessment of a decision support system for nutrient management in Ontario|
|D. Bednar||2012||Geography, News Media Discourse, and Water Management: A Case Study of the Devils Lake Outlet|
|B. Cook||2006||Flood damages in British Columbia: An analysis of causal factors|
|D. Sandink||2006||Perceptions of flood hazards in Peterborough, Ontario|
|C. Powell||2003||Assessing the implementation of storm water management for the protection of wetlands in London, Ontario|
|D. Walters||1999||Evaluating Ontario's drainage act and wetland management|
|J. Mateo‑Vega||1999||An evaluation of environmental assessment in Costa Rica|
|T. Saab||1999||Pollution from septic systems: Assessing the implementation of Ontario EPA regulation 358 and the clean up rural beaches (CURB) program|
|1997||Policy formulation for the management of lands owned by conservation authorities in Ontario|
|R. Tyrie||1995||PCB contamination of Pottersburg Creek: A study of risk awareness, perception and management|
|J. Scherer||1995||Floodplain regulation and the residential real estate sector in Cambridge and Brantford, Ontario|
|V. Hammond||1994||Evaluation of floodplain as implemented by the Upper Thames Conservation Authority: A case study of London, Ontario 1978-1989|
|I. Wilcox||1992||Environmental regulation: An assessment of the practice of agricultural pollution control in Ontario|
GEO 9099 - Research Design and Presentation