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