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Dr. David Rowbotham

David Rowbotham
​Dr. David Rowbotham
Faculty of Arts & Science - Geography, Assistant Professor
office: A307
email: davidr@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450      
ext: 4335
fax: 705.474.1947


BA (Honours), York University;
MA, University of Waterloo;
PhD, University of Waterloo

Areas of Specialization:

Terrain analysis; natural hazards; geomorphology; geographic information systems

Research Interests:

Hazardous slope processes; mountains; digital elevation models; Western Cordillera; Himalaya

Current & Future Research:

Debris flow hazards using analysis of digital elevation models
Routing of phosphorus through the Wasi River watershed


Rowbotham, D. N., de Scally, F., and J. Louis (2005) The identification of debris torrent basins using morphometric measures derived within a GIS. Geografiska Annaler 87A(4): 527-537.
De Scally, F., Mattson, L.E., and D. N. Rowbotham (2003/04). Five Mile Creek : the 1999 debris flow. Western Geography 13/14: 1-18.
Jones, N. and D. N. Rowbotham (2000/01) Glaciological and historical analyses at the Boundary Glacier, Canadian Rocky Mountains. Western Geography 10/11: 30-42.
Rowbotham, D. N. and D. Dudycha (1998). GIS modelling of regional slope stability in Phewa Tal watershed, Nepal. Geomorphology 26 (1-3): 151-170.
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