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Jill C. Trepanier

Associate Professor
Faculty Advisor to the Geography and Anthropology Undergraduate Society


Ph.D. Florida State University, 2012
M.S. Florida State University, 2009
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2007


Dr. Trepanier is interested in extreme climatic and weather phenomena, most specifically tropical cyclones. She uses quantitative methods (statistics) to analyze these events.

Selected Publications

Trepanier, J. C. (2020), North Atlantic Hurricane Winds in Warmer than Normal Seas. Atmosphere, 11, 293.

Benedetto, K. M. and J. C. Trepanier (2020), Climatology and Spatiotemporal Analysis of North Atlantic Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes (1851–2017). Atmosphere, 11, 291.

Pleshinger, D. J., S. T. Alnussirat, J. Arias, S. Bai, Y. Banadaki, M. L. Cherry, J. Hoffman, E. Khosravi, M. Legault, R. Rodriguez, D. Smith, E. Toro, J. C. Trepanier, and A. Sunda-Meya (2019), Gamma ray flashes produced by lightning observed at ground level by TETRA‐II. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124.

Bushra, N., J. C. Trepanier, R. Rohli, (2019), Joint Probability Risk Modeling of Storm Surge and Cyclone Wind along the Coast of Bay of Bengal using a Statistical Copula. International Journal of Climatology.

Trepanier, J. C. and C. S. Tucker, (2018), Event-Based Climatology of Tropical Cyclone Rainfall in Houston, Texas and Miami, Florida. Atmosphere, 9, 170, doi:10.3390/atmos9050170, 19pp.

Courses Taught

Physical Geography of the Atmosphere
Coastal Tropical Climate


E324 Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6192
Fax: 225-578-4420



Jill C. Trepanier's CV