Dan is a Professor of Oceanography at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He teaches there, and is also the Graduate Coordinator. His research focus is on ocean mixing caused by internal waves and double-diffusive convection.

An official website at Dalhousie University provides contact information and (by university mandate) mentions just five publications. Colleagues or potential Honours, MSc or PhD students may wish to consult the Papers tab to get a full publication list with PDF links. Dan's book is mentioned at the Book tab. The Software tab may be of interest to those who are interested in Dan's contributions to Oceanographic software. Dan's Blog tab provides some thoughts on Oceanographic analysis in R, along with some other things.

This website is written in Jekyll, and the source is available on GitHub.