Matheus

Office: H-429C
Phone: (657) 278-3685
E-Mail: tmatheus@fullerton.edu

Trevis matheus

Associate Professor

2022 College of Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Untenured Faculty Member

Education

PhD in Geography, Indiana University Bloomington
MS in Geography, Indiana University Bloomington
BS in Applied Meteorology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 

Research Interests

Climate Extremes, Droughts, North American Monsoon, Atmospheric Sciences, Dendrochronology, Wood Anatomy.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

GEOG 110: Introduction to the Natural Environment
GEOG 311: Weather and Climate
GEOG 328: Global Change and Environmental Systems 
GEOG 421: Meteorology  
GEOG 422: Global Climate Change 
GEOG 483: Mountain Field Geography 
GEOG 499/599: Independent Study

 

Graduate Courses

GEOG 520: Seminar in Physical Geography

Publications

Villalba R., Matheus T.J.: The Climate Response of P. lambertiana, P. monticola, and P. jeffreyi in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, California, California Geographer, Accepted Forthcoming Vol 61

Matheus T.J., 2021: Climate response of a dwarfed population of Quercus marilandica in central Illinois, United States, Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Vol 83. 

Maxwell J.T., Harley G.H., Matheus T.J., Strange B., Pendergrass K., Au T.F., Bregy J.C., 2020: Sampling density and date control spatial representation of tree ring reconstructions, Climate of the Past, 2020, 1-30. 

Heeter K., Harley G.H, Maxwell J.T., McGee J., Matheus T.J., 2020: Late summer temperature variability for the Southern Rocky Mountains (USA) since 1735 CE: Applying blue light intensity to low-latitude Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm, Climatic Change, 162.2, 695-988. 

Matheus T.J., Maxwell J.T., Harley G.H. 2017: A method for measuring sub-annual ring widths of Pinus edulis for seasonal climate reconstructions, Tree-Ring Research, 73.2, 91-101.

Matheus T.J., Maxwell J.T., Oliver J., Thornton M., Hess M., Harley G.H. 2017: A dendrochronological evaluation of three historic cabins at Spring Mill Village, Indiana, Dendrochronologia, 43.2017, 12-19.

Maxwell J.T., Harley G.H., Matheus T.J., 2015: Dendroclimatic reconstructions from multiple co-occurring species: a case study from and old-growth deciduous forest in Indiana, USA, International Journal of Climatology, 35.6, 860-870.

Presentations 

Matheus T.J., J.T. Maxwell, April 2016: Methods for measuring latewood rings widths for climate signal in Pinyon Pine. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, Ca. (Paper)

Matheus T.J., J.T. Maxwell, April 2015: A tree-ring reconstruction of droughts and inter-regional comparisons of teleconnections in the Midwest, USA. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Il. (Paper)

J.T Maxwell, G.L. Harley, K. Pendergass, T.J. Matheus, December 2015: Dendroclimatic reconstruction from multiple co-occurring species from old-growth deciduous forests in Indiana, USA. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Ca. (Poster)

Matheus T.J., J.T. Maxwell, April 2014: A 332 year reconstruction of Midwest droughts from tree-rings. April meeting of the Indiana University Weather Club, Bloomington, In. (Paper)

J.T. Maxwell, G.L. Harley, and T.J. Matheus, April 2014: Reconstructions from multiple co-occurring species: a case study from and old growth deciduous forest in Indiana, USA. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Fl. (Poster)

Matheus, T.J., April 2011: Analysis of Heavy Precipitation Events in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. National Research Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research, Baltimore, Md. (Paper)

Matheus T.J., April 2019: Adventures in Teaching Mountain Field Geography. California Geographical Society, Sacramento, Ca. (Paper). 

Matheus T.J., Maxwell J.T., Harley G.H., April 2019: The potential for a millennial length spatially dense monsoon reconstruction from tree-rings in New Mexico, USA. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC. (Paper). 

Matheus T.J., April 2018: New Species and sub-annual perspectives in US Southwest Dendroclimatology. California Geographical Society, Sacramento, Ca. (Paper). 

 

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