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David M. Holland

Professor of Mathematics , Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science
Ph.D. 1993 (Atmosphere-Ocean Science), McGill University; B.A. 1993 (Mathematics and Computer Science), M.Sc. 1987 (Physical Oceanography), B.Sc. 1984 (Physics), Memorial University.

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Research interests
Geophysical fluid dynamics, computational fluid dynamics, climate system dynamics, ice-ocean interaction.

Fellowships/Honors
United States National Science Foundation Young Investigator (CAREER) Award, 2000-2005; Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow Award, 1995-1997; Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Postdoctoral Award, 1993-1995; Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Ph.D. Thesis Award, 1993; McGill University Dean's Honor Award, 1993; Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Career Development Award, 1989-1992; Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Postgraduate Award, 1984-1986.

Selected Publications 

Konig-Beatty, C. and D.M. Holland, 2010: Modeling Landfast Sea Ice by AddingTensile Strength. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 185-198. 

Walker, R.T., T.K.Dupont, D.M. Holland, B.R. Parizek, and R.B. Alley, 2009:Initial effects of oceanic warming on a coupled ocean-ice shelf-ice stream system. Earth and Planet Sci. Lett., 287, 483-487, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.08.032.

Goldberg, D., D.M. Holland, and C. Schoof, 2009: Grounding line movement and ice shelf buttressing in marine ice sheets. ,J. Geophys. Res.,  114, F4, doi:10.1029/2008JF001227.

Steffen, K., R. Thomas, S. Marshall, G. Cogley, D. Holland, E. Rignot, P.Clark, 2008: Rapid Changes in Glaciers and Ice Sheets and their Impacts on Sea Level. In: U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP), Synthesis and Assessment Product (SAP) 3.4. In: Abrupt Climate Change. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, pp. 29-66.

Holland, D.M., R.H. Thomas, B. deYoung, M.H. Ribergaard, and B. Lyberth, 2008: Acceleration of Jakobshavn Isbrae Triggered by Warm Subsurface Ocean Waters. Nature Geosci., 28 September, doi:10.1038/ngeo316.

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