Dr Dominique Dodge-Wan


Dr. Dominique Dodge-Wan

PhD, BSc
Associate Professor
Telephone: +60 85 630100 extn: 2518
Room: SK3-337
Email: dominique@curtin.edu.my
ResearchGateID: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dominique_Dodge-Wan

Research Interests

  • Sedimentary geology
  • Limestone rocks (deposition, facies, micropalaeontology)
  • Karst and cave systems (mapping, morphology and genesis, geomicrobiology)
  • Coastal erosion processes, soil erosion, GIS Mapping
  • Hydrogeology (groundwater resources, abstraction and protection)

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor (Jan 2015 – Present), Senior Lecturer (July 2010 – Dec 2014) Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning for School of Engineering and Science (March – October 2013), Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Senior Lecturer (February 2008-July 2008) Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Teaching Assistant (1976-84) Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Brussels University, Belgium

Professional Associations

  • Geological Society of Malaysia
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists

Publications (Journal/Book Chapter/Conference)

  • Vijith H, Dodge-Wan D (2019) Spatial and temporal characteristics of rainfall over a forested river basin in NW Borneo. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics https: doi.org/10.1007/s00703-019-00714-4
    Vijith H, Dodge-Wan D (2019) Modelling terrain erosion susceptibility of logged and regenerated forested region in northern Borneo through the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) and GIS techniques. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2019) 6:8 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40677-019-0124-x
  • Vijith H, Dodge-Wan D (2019) Spatial and statistical trend characteristics of rainfall Erosivity (R) in upper catchment of Baram River, Borneo. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2019) 191:494. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7604-z
  • Vijith H, Hurmain A, Dodge-Wan D – Impacts of land use changes and land cover alteration on soil erosion rates and vulnerability of tropical mountain ranges in Borneo, Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 2018, 12, 57-69, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsase.2018.09.003
  • Vijith H, Dodge-Wan D – Morphology and channel chararcteristics of an equatorial tropical river in Malaysian Borneo: a deltailed evaluation through spatially explicit geomorphic modelling, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, Published online, 21 Dec 2017, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-017-0407-8 
  • Dodge-Wan D, Prasanna MV, Nagarajan R, Anandkumar A – Epiphreatic caves in Niah karst tower (NW Borneo): occurrence, morphology, and hydrogeochemistry, Acta Carsologica, 2017, 46/2-3, 149-163, http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v46i2-3.4935
  • Vijith H, Dodge-Wan D – Spatio-temporal changes in rate of soil loss and erosion vulnerability of selected region in the tropical forests of Borneo during last three decades, Earth Science Informatics, online 21 Sept 2017, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12145-017-0321-7
  • Dodge-Wan D – The Traders’ Cave of Niah (NW Borneo): morphology and features as indicators of speleogenesis and karstification, Carbonates and Evaporites, 2017, DOI:10.1007/s13146-017-0357-2
  • Vijith H, Seling LW, Dodge-Wan D – Estimation of soil loss and identification of erosion risk zones in a forested region in Sarawak, Malaysia, Northern Borneo, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10668-017-9946-4
  • Vijith H, Seling LW, Dodge-Wan D – Effect of cover management factor in quantification of soil loss: case study of Sungai Akah subwatershed, Baram River basin Sarawak, Malaysia, Geocarto International 2017 DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1273398
  • D Dodge-Wan and Nagarajan R. – Runnel development on granitic boulders on the foothills of Mount Kinabalu (Pinosuk Gravel Formation, Sabah, N Borneo), Journal of Mountain Science, 2016, 13 (1), 46-58, DOI 10.1007/s11629-014-3169-z
  • H Vijith, LW Seling and D Dodge-Wan – Comparison and Suitability of SRTM and ADTER Digital Elevation Data for Terrain Analysis and Geomorphometric Parameters: Case Study of Sungai Patah Subwatershed (Baram River, Sarawak, Malaysia), Environmental Research, Engineering and Management, 2015, 71(3), 23-35, DOI 10.5755/j01.erem.71.3.12566
  • D Dodge-Wan (2015) – Elongated tufaceous stalagmites in the entrance of Batu Cave (Selangor, Malaysia). Carbonates and Evaporites, 30 (4), 401-416. DOI: 10.1007/s13146-014-0230-5
  • Nagarajan, R.; Armstrong-Altrin,J.S.; Kessler, F.L.; Hidalgo-Moral, E.L.; Dodge-Wan, D.; Taib, N.I. – Provenance and tectonic setting of Miocene siliciclastic sediments, Sibuti formation, northwestern Borneo, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 2015, 8 (10), 8549-8565, DOI 10.1007/s12517-015-1833-4
  • D Dodge-Wan and M Boland: Beach litter in the Lutong – Piasau area of Miri (NW Sarawak): preliminary diversity study and characterization, 10th CUTSE International Conference, 6-7 November 2015
  • Dodge-Wan D, Nagarajan R (2019) – Typology and Mechanisms of Coastal Erosion in Siliciclastic Rocks of the Northwest Borneo Coastline (Sarawak, Malaysia): A Field Approach, Chapter 3, 65-98, In Coastal Zone Management: Global Perspectives, Regional Processes, Local Issues, Ramkumar Mu., Arthur James, Menier D, Kumaraswamy K (Eds), Elsevier, Amsterdam. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-814350-6.00003-3

Research Grants/Funding

  • Principal Investigator: Mapping of Soil Erosion Risk in the Catchment Area of the Baram River using Landsat and GIS (2014-2016)
  • 2014 Research Grant from Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) for project: Mapping of Soil Erosion Risk in the Catchment Area of the Baram Hydro Project using Landsat and GIS (3 years) as Project Leader
  • 2014 Research Grant from Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) for project: Geochemistry and distribution of trace metals in sediments in rivers proposed for dam sites (Baram, Baleh, Pelagus) as Co-Project Leader