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RESUME
of

BERNARD LODEWIJK OOSTDAM



Prof.Emeritus, Millersville University PA, Millersville, PA 17551
169 Slackwater Road, Millersville, PA 17551
born Aug.13, 1932, Amsterdam, Holland




Training and Academic Background:

  • Royal Netherlands Naval Academy, Exec., Den Helder, 1950/2
  • National Commercial Bank, Amsterdam, 1952/4
  • McGill University, Montreal: B.Sc.Hon. Geol.Sciences, 1957/60
  • Scripps Instit.of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA: M.S.Mar.Geol., 1960/4
  • University of Delaware, Newark: Ph.D. Geology, 1968/71

    Professional Experience:

  • Banking Executive, National Commercial Bank, Bangkok, Thailand, 1954/7
  • Res.Assoc., Univ.of Hawaii, 1962/3 (w/F.P.Shepard: Hawaiian Beach Survey)
  • Supervising Staff Geologist, Ocean Science and Engineering, Washington/Capetown S.A./Oranjemund, 1963/5 (marine diamonds, w/Bascom/De Beers)
  • Oceanographer/Engineer, Texas Instruments, 1966 (US Navy Sound Survey)
  • Instructor; Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Oceanography, Earth Sciences Department,Millersville University, 1966/97
  • President, The Marine Science Consortium, Millersville-Erie, PA; Lewes, DE, and Wallops Island, VA, 1968/76
  • Senior Researcher, Kuwait Instit.for Scientific Research, 1976/8
  • Expert, Marine Geology and Coastal Engineering, United Nations Devlpmt. Programme, 1980/2 (Institute of Marine Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago)

    Honors and Awards:

  • Eagle Scout; Boy Scouts Assoc.of the Netherlands;
  • Skipper's Certificate, Royal Netherlands Naval Academy;
  • Thai Proficiency Diploma;
  • Wolfe Memorial Scholar and Graham Scholar, McGill Univ.;
  • Summer Student Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1960;
  • Sverdrup Fellow, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1960/2;
  • University Fellow, Univ.of Del., 1970/1;
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Millersville Univ.,1975;
  • Award for Excellence in Academic Services, PA Dept.Education, 1975

    Positions Held:

  • Man. Dir., Envir.Science Research Assocs, (ESRA) Lanc.,1967/76,1992/8;
  • Pres., Water Resources Research Coord.Comm, PA Educ.Institns,1968/71;
  • Director,Mar.Sci.Centers: Lewes, DE 1968/75, Wallops Island, VA 1971/6, Erie,PA 1975/6;
  • Engin.Consultant,Lyon Assocs, 1971 (Port Harper, Liberia);
  • PA Delegate and Chair, Exec.Comm., Instit.for the Development of Riverine & Estuarine Systems (IDRES),Phila, 1973/5;
  • Member, Coastal Zone Management Advisory Comm.,PA Dept.Envir.Res.,1975/6;
  • Chair,Recruiting Comm., Kuwait Instit.Sci.Res., 1976/7;
  • Grad.Comm.,& Dean Search Comm., Millersville Univ.,1978/80;
  • Research Comm.,& Envir.Qual.Comm.,Instit.Mar.Affairs, Trinidad, 1981/2;
  • Guest Lecturer,Institute for Estuarine& Coastal Research, East China Normal Univ., Shanghai,1988;
  • AMPART Lecturer, USIA/USIS, Barbados, Dominica, Syria, New Zealand, 1989

    Principal Research Investigator for the following
    Projects and Programs:

  • Suspended Sediment Transport, Delaware Bay, 1968/71;
  • Harborworks Oceanogr.& Meteorol.Consultant, Port Harper, Liberia, 1971;
  • NASA: Gulfstream Remote Sensing of Chlorophyll, 1972;
  • Philadelphia Sewage Sludge Dumpsite Investigations., 1971/6; 1978/9;
  • Lake Erie Ecological Survey, 1975/6;
  • Shuaiba Hydrographic Survey and Hydrographic Model, Kuwait, 1976/7;
  • Mercury Pollution Proj., Shuwaikh Salt & Chloride Div.,Kuwait, 1977/8;
  • Research Vessel Investigations, West European Shipyards, 1977;
  • Oil Pollution in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean, 1978;
  • Tar Pollution of Trinidad & Tobago Beaches, 1981/2;
  • Littoral Processes & Coastal Erosion Projects, Trinidad & Tobago,1981/2;
  • Delaware Estuary Sedimentologic & Chemical Investigations, 1983/4;
  • Toxic Substances in the Coastal Envir.of the U.S.Virgin Islands, 1986/8;
  • Development of Laboratory and Field Manual for Marine Sciences, 1991/5;
  • Bioassay & Chem. Analysis of OILIK oil-adsorbent,Lancaster Oil Co.,1991;
  • Caribbean Coastal Studies, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica and Cuba, 1992;
  • Integr.Coastal Area Mgmt.Survey, Caribbean Islands,(+ World Wide Website on Caribbean Coastal Studies),1995/8.
  • Environmental Hazards and Emergency Management, (+ World Wide Website on EHEM), 1996/8
  • Prof.of Oceanography Emeritus, since 1997 following retirement in May 1997:

    Please see: PROJECTS 1995-2005

    latest update: March 27, 2005; previous February 10, 2002; August 20, 1999 BLO