Dr. Anthony B. Shaw

Dr. Anthony B. Shaw

CCOVI Fellow
Professor of Geography
Faculty of Social Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont.
Email: tshaw@brocku.ca
Phone: 905-688-5550 x3866
Fax: 905-688-6369
Office: MC C326

Education
Honours Bachelor, Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont.
Master of Arts, Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont.
PhD, Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont.

Teaching
Introduction to meteorology
Applied climatology
Advanced climatology
Climate & grape wine production
Sustainability and the environment

Research
Climatology and its influence on grape production in Canada; wine machine technology.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Cyr, D., and A.B. Shaw. "The impact of global warming on Ontario's Icewine industry". VIII International Terroir Conference 2010, Soave, Italy.
  • Cyr, D., M. Kusy, and A.B. Shaw. "Explorations in the design of an optimal weather hedging contract for viticulture". American Association of Wine Economics 2010 Annual Conference, Davis, CA.
  • Cyr, D., M. Kusy, and A.B. Shaw. "Weather contracts for hedging risk in the viticulture industry" at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Conference 2010 in St. Catharines, Feb. 2010.
  • Cyr, D., M. Kusy, and A.B. Shaw. “Hedging the risks of vineyard winter injury employing and OTC collar contract.” 3rd Annual Conference of the American Association of Wine Economists, June 2009, Reims, France.
  • Shaw, A.B. 2007. Topographic and Climatic Analysis of Niagara’s Sub-Appellations. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco,California, April 17-21, 2007. 
  • Shaw, A.B. 2007. Impact of Land Use and Environmental Regulations on the Wine Industry. Panel Dscussion. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, California, April 17-21, 2007. 
  •  Shaw, A.B. 2007. A Climatic Analysis of Pinot Noir Wine Regions. Presented at the Third Bacchus International Wine Conference, June 7-9, 2007. 
  •  Shaw, A.B. 2006. A Climatic Characterization of the Sub_Appellations in the Niagara Peninsula Wine Region. In Proceedings of the VI International Congress on Terroirs Viticoles, Bordeaux and Montpellier, France, July 3-7, pp.27-32.
  • Shaw, A.B. 2006. Viticultural Zoning in the Niagara Peninsula Wine Region. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, March 7-11. 
  • Shaw, A.B. 2006. A Climatic Characterization of the Sub-Appellations in the Niagara Peninsula Wine Region. Presented at the VIth International Terroir Congress, Bordeaux-Montpellier, July 2-7. 
  •  Shaw, A.B. 2005. The Niagara Peninsula Viticultural Area: A Climatic Analysis of Canada’s Largest Wine Region, Journal of Wine Research, Vol.16, No.2, pp.1-19.
     

 

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