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Dr. Mary-Louise Byrne

Associate Professor

Contact Information
Email: mlbyrne@wlu.ca
Phone: ext.2993

Office Location: 3C13

Languages Spoken

English

Academic Background

Mary-Louise Byrne, PhD, PGeo

Associate Professor
Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario Canada N2L 3C5
(519) 884-0710, ext. 2993
Office: Arts 3C13
Email: mlbyrne@wlu.ca

PhD McMaster University Geography 1992
MSc McMaster University Geography 1986
BA (Honours) University of Windsor 1984


Research Interests

Coastal and Aeolian Geomorphology
Physical Geography and Impacts of Environmental Management
G.I.S. Applications

Ongoing Projects

  1. Dune Habitat Rehabilitation, Point Pelee National Park
  2. Monitoring sand transport, Pinery Provincial Park
  3. Great Lakes shoreline processes and management
  4. Sauble Beach dune rehabilitation

Selected Publications

BaMasoud, A., Byrne, M-L., The impact of low ice cover on shoreline recession: A case study from Western Point Pelee, Canada, Geomorphology (2012), doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.06.004

Abdullah BaMasoud and Mary-Louise Byrne (2011) Analysis of Shoreline Changes (1959–2004) in Point Pelee National Park, Canada. Journal of Coastal Research: Volume 27, Issue 5: pp. 839 – 846.

Christopherson, R.W., and Byrne, M-L., 2013, Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Third Canadian Edition, Pearson Education Canada.

Christopherson, R.W., and Byrne, M-L., 2009, Canadian Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Second Edition, Pearson Education Canada.

Christopherson, R.W., and Byrne, M-L., 2006, Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Canadian Edition, Pearson Education Canada.

Byrne, M-L. and Dionne, J-C., 2002: Typical aspects of coldregions shorelines. In Hewitt, K, Byrne, M-L, English, M and Young, G (eds.); Landscapes of Transition: Landform Assemblages and Transformations in Cold Regions. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. 245 pp.

Byrne, M-L. and Bitton, M., 2001: Sand transport and water level change at Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario. In Ecological Integrity and Protected Areas. Proceedings of the Parks Research Forum of Ontario (PRFO) Annual Meeting, 225-235.

M-L. Byrne,  and  D. Lamothe, 1999:  A Comparison of Shoreline Management Policy Applications  in Essex County, Ontario.  The Great Lakes Geographer 5, 1-14.

M-L. Byrne, 1997: Seasonal Sand Transport through a Trough Blowout at Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario. Canadian Journal of Earth Science. Vol. 34, 1460-1466.

M-L. Byrne and S.B. McCann, 1995: The Dunescape of Sable Island. The Canadian Geographer Vol. 39, No. 4, 363-368.

M-L. Byrne, and S.B. McCann, 1993: The Internal Structure of Vegetated Coastal Sand Dunes, Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Sedimentary Geology 84, 199-218.

M-L. Byrne, 1990: Stratigraphic signatures of plant communities in coastal sand dunes, Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Proceedings, Symposium on Coastal Sand Dunes, Guelph, 1990. NRC Associate Committee on Shorelines.

M-L. Byrne,  and S.B. McCann,  1990: Stratification and sedimentation in complex vegetated coastal dunes, Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Sedimentary Geology 66, 165-179.

McCann, S.B., and Byrne, M.-L., 1994: Dune morphology and the evolution of Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Physical Geography, Vol. 15, no.4., 342-357.

Professional Affiliations


Last updated: May 17, 2012

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