Anthony Shaw

Professor Emeritus, Geography and Tourism Studies

Anthony Shaw

PhD and MA Geography (University of Western Ontario)
Honours BA Geography (Wilfrid Laurier University)


Thesis titles: 

  • Ph.D. The Influence of Institutional and Structural Constraints on Agricultural Innovation Adoption
  • M.A.   An Agroclimate Procedure for Rice Cultivation on the Coastal Plain of Guyana
  • B.A.     Rainfall Variability and Its Effects on Rice Cultivation in Guyana
  • Detection and prediction of road surface icing conditions
  • Microclimate analysis for specialty crops
  • Thermal and moisture behaviour of stud wall vs structural insulated panel
  • Wind machine for freeze protection
  • Wind resource assessment for wind power
  • Wine terroir and sub-appellations
  • Applied climatology and meteorology
  • Viticulture, vineyard site selection and freeze protection methods for specialty crops
  • Climate change and building climatology

Major Work in Progress

  • Sub-Appellations of the Niagara Peninsula Wine Region:An Annotated Atlas
  • Climate change impacts and adaptation in Canada’s wine regions
  • Feasibility Study of Three agricultural crops for commercial production in Halton County (Funded by Industrial Assistance Research Program (IRAP) (December/2018 to November/2019)

Click here for a full list of Dr. Shaw’s publications.

  • Geog. 1F91      Introductory Physical Geography
  • Geog. 2P04      Introductory Meteorology
  • Geog. 3P13      Applied Climatology
  • Geog. 4P12      Advanced Climatology
  • Geog. 3P12      Climate and Grapewine Production
  • Geog. 5P30      Sustainability and the Environment
  • Geog. 5P60      Vulnerability, Human Communities and the Environment