C. Robin Mattheus

Research Associate II

Robin Mattheus joined the Delaware Geological Survey as a Research Associate II in June of 2017. He graduated with his Ph.D. in Marine Sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009.

Robin has been hired to work under the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) Cooperative Agreement for Identifying Sand Resources for Coastal Resilience and Restoration Project. Work on this project includes assessment and analysis of both existing and newly acquired geophysical, geotechnical, and GIS data.

DGS Publications
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009, Ph.D., Marine Sciences
University of Alabama, 2006, M.S., Geology
University of Alabama, 2003, B.S., Geology
External Publications

Mattheus, C.R., Fowler, J.K., and Diggins, T.P., 2017. Hydrodynamic and sediment-accommodation controls on headland-beach geomorphology evaluated by statistical methods, southern Lake Erie coast: Journal of Great Lakes Research, Vol. 43, p. 228-238.

Mattheus, C.R., Diggins, T.P., Fowler, J.K., and Allen, D.F., 2016. Barrier-spit Geomorphology and Inlet
Dynamics in Absence of Tides: The Recent Evolution of the North Pond System, Eastern Lake Ontario, New York State: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol. 41, p. 1386-1398.

Mattheus, C.R., 2016. GIS-based Geomorphologic Study of Presque Isle Peninsula, a Compound Lacustrine Barrier-spit System along the South-central Lake Erie Margin: Journal of Great Lakes Research, Vol. 42, p. 336-347.

Mattheus, C.R. and Fowler, J.K., 2015. Paleotempestite Distribution across an Isolated Carbonate Platform, San Salvador Island, Bahamas: Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 31, p. 842-858.

Mattheus, C.R., 2014. Climate-induced Changes in Rates of Headland-beach Progradation along the Southern Coast of Lake Erie: Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 30, p. 743-755.

Mattheus, C.R. and Rodriguez, A.B., 2014. Controls on Lower-Coastal-Plain Valley Morphology and Fill
Architecture: Journal of Sedimentary Research, Vol. 84, p. 314-325.
Mattheus, C.R. and Norton, M.S., 2013. Comparison of pond-sedimentation data with a GIS-based USLE model of sediment yield for a small forested urban watershed: Anthropocene, Vol. 2, p. 89-101.

Mattheus, C.R. and Rodriguez, A.B., 2011. Controls on late Quaternary incised-valley dimension along passive margins evaluated with empirical models: Sedimentology, Vol. 58, p. 1113-1137.

Timmons, E.A., Rodriguez, A.B., Mattheus, C.R., and DeWitt, R., 2010. Transition of a regressive to a
transgressive barrier island as a function of back-barrier erosion, climate change, and low sediment supply, Bogue Banks, North Carolina, USA: Marine Geology, Vol. 278, p. 100-114.

Mattheus, C.R., Rodriguez, A.B., Currin, C.A., and McKee, B., 2010. Impact of Land-use Change and Hard
Structures on the Evolution of Fringing Marsh Shorelines: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Vol. 88, p.

Mattheus, C.R., Rodriguez, A.B., and McKee, B., 2009. Direct Connectivity between Upstream and Downstream Promotes Rapid Response of Lower Coastal-plain Rivers to Land-use Change: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 36, L20401, doi: 10.1029/2009GL039995.

Rodriguez, A.B., Duran, D.M., Mattheus, C.R., and Anderson, J.B., 2008. Sediment Accommodation Control on Estuarine Evolution: An Example from Weeks Bay, Alabama, USA: Geological Society of America Special Paper 443, p. 31-42.

Mattheus, C.R., Rodriguez, A.B., Greene, D.L., Simms, A.R., and Anderson, J.B., 2007. Control of Upstream Variables on Incised-valley Dimension: Journal of Sedimentary Research, Vol. 77, p. 213-224.