ACCO Representative Dr. Michael Sutherland - 2011-2012

Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth: 5 March 1959

Nationality: Jamaican and Canadian

Status:

Current Position: Lecturer and Geomatics Programme Coordinator, Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, Faculty of Engineering, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

Education
  • Ph.D.: Geomatics Engineering (Land and Coastal Information Management, and GIS); University of New Brunswick, Canada (2005)
  • Diploma: University Teaching; University of New Brunswick (1999)
  • M.Sc.E.: Geomatics Engineering (Land Information Management); University of New Brunswick, Canada (1995)
  • Certificate: Surveying Engineering; University of New Brunswick, Canada (1992)
  • Diploma: Computer Studies; College of Arts Science and Technology, Jamaica (1991)
Professional Activities
  • 2011 to 2014: Chair, Commission 4, International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
  • 2010 to Present: Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
  • 2008 to Present: Member, Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago
  • 2002 to 2010: Chairperson, FIG Commission 4 Working Group on Administering Marine Spaces
  • 1995 to Present: Member, Canadian Institute of Geomatics.
Work Experience
  • 2007-Present: Lecturer in Land Management and Geomatics and Land Management Programme Coordinator, Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.
  • 2007: Course Director and Tutor (Survey Law), Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2007: Consultant (Estimation of Economic Impacts of Trawl Fisheries), School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada.
  • 2006: Consultant (Land Information Management), Natural Resources Canada – United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • 2005-2007: Post-Doctoral Fellow (Aquaculture and GIS), School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2005-2006: Part-time Instructor (Real Property Law and Cadastral Systems), Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2004: Part-time Lecturer (Real Property Law for Geomatics Engineers), Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
  • 2001-2002: Consultant (Good Governance of Canada’s Oceans: Marine Boundaries), Canadian Hydrographic Service and University of New Brunswick.
  • 1998-2000: Part-time Lecturer (Land Administration), Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Selected Publications and Papers
  • Davis, D., M. Sutherland, and S. Jaggan (2010). "Augmenting Tide Gauge Data with Satellite Altimetry in the Observation of Sea Level Rise in the Caribbean". Published in the Proceedings of the International Federation of Surveyors' (FIG) Congress, Sydney, Australia, May, 12 pages.
  • Sutherland, M. and S. Nichols (2010). “St. Margaret’s Bay Marine Cadastre Prototype Case Study”. In Spatial Planning in Coastal Regions: Facing the Impact of Climate Change. FIG Publication No. 55, International Federation of Surveyors, Copenhagen, pp. 47-49.
  • Sutherland, M. and S. Nichols (2009). "Developing a Prototype Marine Cadastre for Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia". Published in the Proceedings of the International Federation of Surveyors' (FIG) Working Week, Eilat, Israel, May, 11 pages.
  • Sutherland, M. (2009). "The Marine Cadastre". In Lighthouse: The Journal of Canadian Hydrographic Association, Edition No. 75, Fall/Winter 2009, pp. 5-6.
  • Sutherland, M., D. Lane, Y. Zhao and W. Michalowski (2009). “A spatial model for estimating cumulative effects at aquaculture sites”. In Aquaculture Economics & Management 13:4, 294 — 311.
  • Sutherland, M., P. Dare and K. Miller (2008). "Monitoring Sea Level Change in the Caribbean." In Geomatica, Vol. 62, No. 4, pp. 428-436.
  • Sutherland, M. (2008). "Laying claim to marine spaces in the Caribbean." In The Journal of Ocean Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 18-23.
  • Sutherland, M., Y. Zhao, D. Lane, and W. Michalowski (2007). "Estimating Cumulative Effects using Spatial Data: An aquaculture case study." In Geomatica, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 349-353.
  • Sutherland, M. and S. Nichols (2006). “Issues in the governance of marine spaces”. In Administering Marine Spaces: International issues, M. Sutherland (Ed.), FIG Publication No. 55, International Federation of Surveyors, Copenhagen, p. 6-20.
  • Nichols, S., S. Ng'ang'a, M. Sutherland, and S. Cockburn (2006). “Marine cadastre concept”. In Canada's Offshore: Jurisdiction, Rights and Management, 3rd edition, Eds., Bruce Calderbank, Alec M. MacLeod, Ted L. McDorman and David H. Gray, Victoria: Trafford Publishing, 2006, p. 211-235.
  • Sutherland, M. and S. Nichols (2006). ”Governing marine spaces: Stakeholders, legal and technical issues.” In GIM International, Volume 20, Issue 11, November 2006, p. 19-21.
  • Sutherland, M. (2005). ”The Marine Cadastre: Legal and spatial data contribution to economic, environmental and social development” Published in the proceedings of the FIG Working Week Conference and Workshop, April 2005, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Sutherland, M. and S. Nichols (2004). ”The evolving role of hydrography in ocean governance and the concept of the marine cadastre.” In The Hydrographic Journal, No. 111, January 2004, p. 13-16.
  • Ng'ang'a, S. M., M. Sutherland, S. Cockburn and S. Nichols (2004). "Toward a 3D marine cadastre in support of good ocean governance: A review of the technical framework requirements." In Computer, Environment and Urban Systems, 28 (2004), pp. 443-470.
  • Sutherland, M. (2004). “Why a marine cadastre is important." In Geomatics World, Issue No. 3, March/April 2004, Volume 12, pp. 26-28.
  • Sutherland, M. (2004). ”Sea level rise and coastal zone management.” Published in the proceedings of the FIG Working Week Conference and Workshop, May 2004, Athens, Greece.
  • Sutherland, M. (2003). ”The evolving role of hydrography in ocean governance and the concept of the marine cadastre.” Published in the proceedings of the 7th South East Asian Survey Congress, Hong Kong.
  • Sutherland, M. (2003). ”Creating New Mental Maps: Managing Conflicting Property Rights in the Marine Environment.” Published in the proceedings of The Centre for Maritime Research's 2nd. International Conference, Amsterdam.
  • Sutherland, M. (2003). ”Characteristics of marine boundaries and marine boundary Information required to support Canadian coastal and marine governance.” Published in the proceedings of the FIG Working Week Conference and Workshop, April 2003, Paris, France.
  • Ng'ang'a, S. M., M. Sutherland, and S. Nichols (2002). "Evolving Terminology: From Managing Property Rights in Marine Space to the Marine Cadastre." In Hydro International, 2002, Volume 6, Number 9, pp. 44-47.
  • Sutherland, M. And S. Nichols (2002). "Marine Boundary Delimitation for Ocean Governance." Published in the proceedings of the FIG International Congress, Washington D. C.
Contacts

Dr. Michael Sutherland, MRICS
Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
E-mail: michael.d.sutherland@unb.ca

and

C-FOAM Associate
Canadian Fisheries, Oceans, and Aquaculture Management (C-FOAM)
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa
55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario
CANADA K1N 6N5
E-mail: michael.d.sutherland@unb.ca 

27 December 2010

 

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