Daniel E. Kelley




Email: dan.kelley@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1694
Fax: 902-494-3877
Mailing Address: 
Room 5652, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Physical oceanography


  • BSc - Mount Allison University
  • PhD - Dalhousie University


  • D Bourgault, M Morsilli, C Richards, U Neumeier, DE Kelley, 2013.  Sediment resuspension and nepheloid layers induced by long internal solitary waves shoaling orthogonally on uniform slopes.  Continental Shelf Research, 72, 21-33.
  • C Richards, D Bourgault, PS Galbraith, A Hay, DE Kelley, 2013.  Measurements of shoaling internal waves and turbulence in an estuary Journal of Geophysical Research, 118 (1), 273-286.
  • D Bourgault, DE Kelley, PS Galbraith, 2009.  Turbulence and boluses on an internal beach.  Journal of Marine Research, 66 (5), 563-588.
  • D Bourgault, DE Kelley, 2007.  On the reflectance of uniform slopes for normally incident interfacial solitary waves.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 37 (5), 1156-1162.
  • DE Kelley, HJS Fernando, AE Gargett, J Tanny, E Özsoy, 2003.  The diffusive regime of double-diffusive convection.  Progress in Oceanography, 56 (3), 461-481.


  • Rosemary Gill award for outstanding service to students
  • NSERC University Research Fellowship (Dalhousie University)
  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
  • Outstanding PhD Thesis (Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society)
  • NSERC-PhD Scholar (Dalhousie University)
  • Killam Scholar (Dalhousie University)