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Alexander E. Hay

Professor

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RELATED INFORMATION

  • Personal website
  • Courses:
    • OCEA 5250 - Introduction to Acoustical Oceanography
    • OCEA 5210 - Time Series Analysis in Oceanography and Meteorology
    • OCEA 5221 - Ocean Dynamics
    • OCEA 5223 - Waves
    • OCEA 2020 - Tools & Concepts in Ocean Sciences: Acoustics Module
Department of Oceanography

Email: alex.hay@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6657
Fax: 902-494-3877
Mailing Address: 
Room 5670, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Physical oceanography
  • Marine geology

 

EDUCATION

  • BSc - University of Western Ontario
  • MSc - University of Western Ontario
  • PhD - University of British Columbia

PUBLICATIONS

  • Richards, C., D. Bougault, P. S. Galbraith, A. E. Hay, and D. E. Kelley, 2013. Measurements of shoaling internal waves and turbulence in an estuary, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 273-286, doi:10.1029/2012JC008154.
  • Dillon, J., L. Zedel and A. E. Hay, 2012. On the distribution of velocity measurements from pulse-to-pulse coherent Doppler sonar, IEEE J. Oceanic Eng., 37 (4), 613-625.
  • Hay, A.E., L. Zedel, R. Cheel and J. Dillon, 2012c. On the vertical and temporal structure of flow and stress in the turbulent oscillatory boundary layer above evolving sand ripples: Observations using a prototype wide-band coherent Doppler profiler, Cont. Shelf. Res., 46  (Special Issue on the Application of Acoustics to Sediment Transport Processes), , pp. 31-49.
  • Hay, A.E., L. Zedel, R. Cheel and J. Dillon, 2012b. Observations of the vertical structure of turbulent oscillatory boundary layers above fixed roughness using a prototype wide-band coherent Doppler profiler: 2. Turbulence and stress, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C03006, doi:10.1029/2011JC007114.
  • Hay, A.E., L. Zedel, R. Cheel and J. Dillon, 2012a. Observations of the vertical structure of turbulent oscillatory boundary layers above fixed roughness using a prototype wide-band coherent Doppler profiler: 1. The oscillatory component of the flow, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C03005, doi:10.1029/2011JC007113.

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • Killam Professor of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, 2013-2018
  • Excellence in Review, IEEE J. Oceanic Engineering, 34(2), 101, 2008.
  • President’s Prize, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 2000
  • Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, Elected 1994