Trevor Porter, Assistant Professor

2015_0321_090458001

Home Campus:
U o f T Mississauga

PhD:
Carleton University (2012)

Other Degrees:
BSc, Carleton University (2006)

Contact Information:

Phone: 905-828-5314
Office (UTM): William Davis Building, Room 3280
E-mail: trevor.porter@utoronto.ca

Personal Website: https://utmpaleolab.wordpress.com/

Research Interests:

  • Paleoenvironments
  • Climate change
  • Stable isotope geochemistry
  • Dendrochronology

Teaching This Academic Year:

  • GGR112H5S – Physical Geography
  • GGR304H5S – Dendrochronology
  • GGR379H5F – Field Methods in Physical Geography
  • GGR479H5S – Advanced Seminar in Paleoenvironmental Studies
  • GGR1218H5S – Open-Source Methods in Physical Geography

Selected Publications:

  • Bakkelund, A, Porter, TJ, Froese, DG, Feakins, SJ (2018). Net fractionation of hydrogen isotopes in n-alkanoic acids from soils in the northern boreal forest. Organic Geochemistry, doi://10.1016/j.orggeochem.2018.08.005. [LINK]
  • Clackett, S, Porter, TJ, Lehnherr, I (2018). A 400-year record of atmospheric mercury from tree-rings in northwestern Canada. Environmental Science & Technology, doi://10.1021/acs.est.8b01824. [LINK]
  • PAGES 2k Consortium (2017): A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era. Scientific Data, SDATA-16-00169. [LINK]
  • Porter, TJ, Froese, DG, Feakins, SJ, Bindeman, I, Mahony, ME, Pautler, BG, Reichart, G-J, Sanborn, PT, Simpson, MJ, Weijers, JWH (2016): Multiple water isotope proxy reconstruction of extremely low last glacial temperatures in Eastern Beringia (Western Arctic). Quaternary Science Reviews, 137: 113-125. [LINK]
  • Dick, M, Porter, TJ, Pisaric, MFJ, Wertheimer, È, deMontigny, P, Perreault, JT, Robillard, K-L (2014): Development of a multicentennial eastern white pine tree ring chronology from salvaged river logs and its utility for dendroarcheological dating in eastern Ontario, Canada. Dendrochronologia, 32: 120-126. [LINK]
  • Porter, TJ, Pisaric, MFJ, Field, R, Kokelj, SV, Edwards, TWD, deMontigny, P, Healy, R, and LeGrande, A (2014): Spring-summer temperatures since AD 1780 reconstructed from stable oxygen isotope ratios in white spruce tree-rings from the Mackenzie Delta, northwestern Canada. Climate Dynamics, 42: 771-785. [LINK]
  • Porter, TJ, Pisaric, MFJ, Kokelj, SV, deMontigny, P (2013): A ring-width-based reconstruction of June-July minimum temperatures since AD 1245 from white spruce stands in the Mackenzie Delta region, northwestern Canada. Quaternary Research, 80: 167-179. [LINK]
  • Porter, TJ, Middlestead, P (2012): On estimating the precision of stable isotope ratios in processed tree-rings. Dendrochronologia, 30: 239-242. [LINK]
  • Porter, TJ, Pisaric, MFJ (2011): Temperature-growth divergence in white spruce forests of Old Crow Flats, Yukon Territory, and adjacent regions of northwestern North America. Global Change Biology, 11: 3418-3430. [LINK]
  • Wolfe, BB, Humphries, MM, Pisaric, MFJ, Balasubramaniam, AM, Burn, CR, Chan, L, Cooley, D, Froese, DG, Graupe, S, Hall, RI, Lantz, T, Porter, TJ, Roy-Leveillee, P, Turner, KW, Wesche, SD, Williams, M (2011): Environmental change and traditional use of the Old Crow Flats in northern Canada: An IPY opportunity to meet the challenges of the new northern research paradigm. Arctic, 64: 127-135. [LINK]
  • Porter, TJ, Pisaric, MFJ, Kokelj, SV, and Edwards, TWD (2009): Climate signals in δ13C and δ18O of tree-rings from white spruce in the Mackenzie Delta region, northern Canada. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 41: 497-505. [LINK]

Research Clusters:
Paleoclimate and Biogeography