Gisela Winckler

Principal Investigator

I am a Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory where I also serve as the Associate Director of the Geochemistry Division. 

I am a climate scientist, and my current research focus is on the interplay of climate change, the carbon cycle and aerosols. As an environmental physicist and isotope geochemist I use elemental and isotopic analyses (noble gases, U-Th series, cosmogenic and radiogenic isotopes), to unravel processes of climate and environmental change in the oceans and on continents, on timescales ranging from decades to tens of millions of years. My research uses climate archives such as deep-sea sediments, lake sediments and polar ice cores from Antarctica and Greenland. My group’s reconstructions of past climates contribute to understanding the climate system’s sensitivity to natural variability and anthropogenic perturbations.

In 2019, I co-led a 2-month expedition on the international drill ship Joides Resolution to the Southern Ocean to study the role of the Southern Ocean and the ocean’s most powerful current, the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, in the global climate system and how an improved understanding of the Southern Ocean processes can help us tackle the climate crisis.

I am passionate about mentoring graduate students and postdocs, and I am a recent recipient of the LDEO Excellence in Mentoring Award. I teach in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and serve as the ‘Climate Scientist in Residence’ at Columbia’s Journalism School.

I am engaged in the JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) space. In 2020/2021, I served as the co-chair of the Lamont Diversity Equity and Inclusion Task Force, and co-taught a gradation student-initiated seminar on Climate Change, Race and Environmental Justice.   

I serve on the Advisory Council of the Climate Museum where I am engaged in science communication and outreach, and supporting active engagement with the climate emergency.



* graduate student author, + postdoc author

120. Struve, T., J. Longman, M. Zander, F. Lamy, G. Winckler, K. Pahnke (2022). Systematic changes in circumpolar dust transport to the Subantarctic Pacific Ocean over the last two glacial cycles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

119. Acosta*, K, B. Keisling+, G. Winckler (2022). Past as prologue: Lessons from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force. Journal of Geoscience Education

118. Kaplan, M.R, K.J. Licht, J.L. Lamp, G. Winckler, J.M. Schaefer, J.A. Graly, C.M. Kassab, R. Schwartz (2022). Paleoglaciology of the central East Antarctic Ice Sheet as revealed by blue-ice sediment, Quaternary Science Reviews

117. O’Mara*, N, C. Skonieczny, D. McGee, G. Winckler, B. Malaizé, A. J.-M. Bory, L.I. Bradtmiller, P. J. Polissar (2022). Past and future drivers of Northwest African hydroclimate and vegetation, Nature Communications

116. Zhang, D., G.-C. Wang, J.T. Abell*, A. Pullen, G. Winckler, J.M. Schaefer, T. Shen (2022). Quantifying late Pleistocene to Holocene erosion rates in the Hami Basin, China: Geochemical Insights into Pleistocene dust dynamics of an East Asian stony desert, Geophysical Research Letters

115. Coffey, G. L., H. M. Savage, P. J. Polissar, S. E. Cox, S. R. Hemming, G. Winckler, K. K. Bradbury(2022). Creeping Faults May Host Large Earthquakes: Coseismic Thermal Maturity Analysis of the Central San Andreas fault. Geology

114. Lamy, F., G. Winckler, C Alvarez Zarikian and Expedition 383 Scientists (2021). Dynamics of the Pacific Antarctic Circumpolar Current (DYNAPACC). Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Volume 383. 10.14379/iodp.proc.383.2021

113. Kinsley*, C. W., L. I. Bradtmiller, D. McGee, M. Galgay, J-B. Stuut, R. Tjallingii, G. Winckler, and P. B. deMenocal (2021).Orbital- and Millennial-Scale Variability in North African Dust Emissions Over the Past 67 ka, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology

112. Toyos*, M. H., G. Winckler, H. W. Arz, L. Lembke-Jene, C. B. Lange, G. Kuhn, F. Lamy (2021). Variations in export production, lithogenic sediment transport and iron fertilization in the Pacific sector of the Drake Passage over the past 400 ka, Climate of the Past

111. Horner, T. J., S. H. Little, T. M. Conway, J. R. Farmer, J. E. Hertzberg, D. J. Janssen, A. J. M. Lough, J. L. McKay,A. Tessin, S. J. G. Galer, S. L. Jaccard, F. Lacan, A. Paytan, K. Wuttig, GEOTRACES–PAGES Biological Productivity Working Group Members (incl G Winckler) (2021). Bioactive Trace Metals and Their Isotopes as Paleoproductivity Proxies: An Assessment Using GEOTRACES-Era Data, Global Biogeochemical Cycles,

110. Koffman+, B.G., S.L. Goldstein, G. Winckler, M.R. Kaplan, K.J. Kreutz, L. Bolge, A. Bory, P. Biscaye (2021). Late Holocene dust provenance at Siple Dome, Antarctica, Quaternary Science Reviews

109. Christ, A.J., P. R. Biermann, J. L. Lamp, J. M. Schaefer, G. Winckler (2021). Cosmogenic nuclide exposure age scatter in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica records Pleistocene glacial history and processes. Geochronology

108. Van der Does+, M, M. Wengler, F. Lamy, A. Martínez-Garcia, S.L. Jaccard, G. Kuhn, V. Lanny, J-B. Stuut, R. G. Winckler (2021).  Opposing dust grain-size patterns in the Pacific and the Atlantic sectors of the Southern Ocean during the last 260,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews

107. Weiss, Y, Y. Kiro, C. Class, G. Winckler, J. W. Harris, S. L. Goldstein (2021). A billion years of continental lithospheric alteration encapsulated in diamond inclusions. Nature Communications

106. Abell*, J.T., G. Winckler, R.F. Anderson, T. D. Herbert (2021). Variability in the Position and Strength of the Westerlies across the Pliocene. Nature 589, 70-75

105. Lambert, F, N. Opazo, A. Ridgwell, K. Kohfeld, G. Winckler, F. Lamy, G. Shaffer, R. Ohgaito, S. Albani, A. Abe-Ouchi (2020). Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Ocean Iron Fertilization and CO2 drawdown during the Last Glacial Termination, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

104. Koffman+, B.G., S.L. Goldstein, G. Winckler, M.R. Kaplan, L. Bolge, Y.(Merry) Cai, C. Recasens, T.N.B. Koffman(2020). New Zealand as a potential source of mineral dust to the atmosphere and ocean. Quaternary Science Reviews

103. Abell*, J. T., S. R. Rahimi, Z.J. Lebo, A. Pullen,D. Zhang, P. Kapp, L. Gloege, S. Ridge, J. Nie, G. Winckler (2020). Model evidence for the Hami Basin and possibly other modern stony deserts in Asia as dust sources during the Plio-Pleistocene. Geophysical Research Letters

102. Struve, T., K. Pahnke, F. Lamy, M. Wengler, P. Böning, G. Winckler (2020). A circumpolar dust conveyor in the glacial Southern Ocean. Nature Communications

101. Pavia*, F.J., R.F. Anderson, G. Winckler, M.Q. Fleisher (2020). Atmospheric Dust Inputs, Iron Cycling, and Biogeochemical Connections in the South Pacific Ocean from Thorium Isotopes, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol.34, 10.1029/2020GB006562


100. Costa, K.M., Hayes, C.M., Anderson, R.F., Pavia, F.J., Bausch, A., Deng, F., Dutay, J-C., Geibert, W., Heinze, C., Henderson, G., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Hoffmann, S., Jaccard, S.L., Jacobel, A. W., Kienast, S.S., Kipp, L., Lerner, P., Lippold, J., Lund, D., Marcantonio, F., McGee, D., McManus, J.F., Mekik, F., Middleton, J.L., Missiaen, L., Not, C., Pichat, S., Robinson, L.F., Rowland, G.H., Roy-Barman, M., Tagliabue, A., Torfstein, A, Winckler, G, Zhou, Y. (2020). 230Th normalization: New insights on an essential tool for quantifying sedimentary fluxes in the modern and Quaternary ocean, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology

99. Middleton, J.L. +, Mukhopadhyay, S., Costa, K.M., Pavia, F.J., Winckler, G, McManus, J.F., D'Almeida, M., Langmuir, C.H., Huybers, P.J. (2020). The spatial footprint of hydrothermal scavenging on 230ThXS derived mass accumulation rates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

98. Kaplan, M. R., J. Strelin, J. Schaefer, C. Peltier, M. Martini, E. Flores, G. Winckler, R. Schwartz (2020) Cryospheric behavior around the northern Antarctic Peninsula during the Holocene and possible causes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

97. Jacobel, A., R.F. Anderson, S. Jaccard, J. McManus, F. Pavia*, G. Winckler (2019). Deep Pacific Storage of Respired Carbon during the Last Ice Age: Perspectives from bottom water oxygen reconstructions, Quaternary Science Reviews

96. Lamy, F; G. Winckler, C.A. Alvarez Zarikian and the Expedition 383 Scientists, 2019. Expedition 383 Preliminary Report: Dynamics of the Pacific Antarctic Circumpolar Current. International Ocean Discovery Program. 10.14379/

95. Abell*, J. T., A. Pullen, Z. J. Lebo, P. Kapp, L. Gloege, A. R. Metcalf, J. Nie, G. Winckler (2019),  A Wind-Albedo-Wind Feedback Driven by Landscape Evolution, Nature Communications

94. Shoenfelt*, E.M., G. Winckler, Annett, A.L., Hendry, K.R., Bostick, B.C. (2019).  Physical weathering intensity controls bioavailable primary iron(II) silicate content in major global dust sources, Geophysical Research Letters

93. Eaves*, S.R., G. Winckler, A. N. Mackintosh, J. M. Schaefer, D. B. Townsend, A. M. Doughty, R. S. Jones, G. S. Leonard (2019). Late-glacial and Holocene glacier fluctuations in North Island, New Zealand, Quaternary Science Reviews

92. Simonsen, M. F., G. Baccolo, T. Blunier, A. Borunda*, B. Delmonte, R. Frei, S.  Goldstein, A. Grinsted, H. A. Kjor, T. Sowers, A. Svensson, B. Vinther, D. Vladimirova, G. Winckler, M. Winstrup, P. Vallelonga (2019). Ice core dust particle sizes reveal past glacier extent in East Greenland, Nature Communications

91. Wengler*, M., F. Lamy, T. Struve, A. Borunda*, P. Boening, W. Geibert, G. Kuhn, K. Pahnke, R. Tiedemann, J. Roberts, G. Winckler (2019), A geochemical approach to reconstruct modern South Pacific dust fluxes and potential dust source areas, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

90. Reimi,M. A., F. Marcantonio, J. Lynch-Stieglitz, A.W. Jacobel, J. F. McManus, G. Winckler (2019). The penultimate glacial termination and variability of the Pacific Intertropical Convergence Zone, Geophysical Research Letters

89. Pfirman, S & G. Winckler (2019). Perspectives on teaching climate change: Two decades of evolving approaches. Environmental Discourses. Springer New York

88. Skonieczny+, C., D. McGee, G. Winckler, A. Bory, L. I. Bradtmiller, C.W. Kinsley, P. J. Polissar, R. De Pol-Holz, L. Rossignol, B. Malaizé. Monsoon-driven Saharan dust variability over the last 240,000 years, Science Advances, Vol 5, eaav1887

87. A.W. Jacobel*, R.F. Anderson, G. Winckler, K.M. Costa*, J. Gottschalk+, J.L. Middleton+, F.J. Pavia*, E.M. Shoenfelt* andY. Zhou (2018). No evidence for equatorial Pacific dust fertilisation, Nature Geoscience 12, 154-155.

86. Shoenfelt*, E M, G. Winckler, F. Lamy, R. F. Anderson, B. C. Bostick (2018). Highly bioavailable dust-borne iron delivered to the Southern Ocean during glacial periods, PNAS 115 (44), 11180-11185

85. Markle, B R, E. J. Steig, G. Roe, G. Winckler, J. McConnell (2018). Concomitant variability in high-latitude aerosols, water isotopes, and the hydrological cycle, Nature Geoscience 11, 853-859

84. Albani, S, Y. Balkanski, V. Maggi, B. Delmonte, N. Mahowald, G. Winckler (2018). Aerosol-climate interactions during the Last Glacial Maximum, Current Climate Change Reports 4, 99-114.

83. Costa*, K., R. F. Anderson, J. F. McManus, G. Winckler, J. L. Middleton+, C. H. Langmuir (2018). Trace element (Mn, Zn, Ni, V) and authigenic uranium (aU) geochemistry reveal sedimentary redox history on the Juan de Fuca Ridge, North Pacific Ocean, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 236, 79-98.

82. Jacobel*, A.W., J.F. McManus, R.F. Anderson, G. Winckler (2017), Repeated storage of respired carbon in the equatorial Pacific Ocean over the last three glacial cycles, Nature Communications

81. Costa*, K., J McManus, J Middleton, C. Langmuir, P. Huybers, G. Winckler, S. Mukhopadhyay, L. Giosan (2017), Hydrothermal deposition on the Juan de Fuca Ridge over multiple glacial-interglacial cycles, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

80. McConnell J. R., N.W. Dunbar, P. Köhler, J.L. Thomas, N.J. Chellman, L. Layman, O.J. Maselli, D.R. Pasteris, M. Sigl, J.J.F. Adkins, D. Baggenstos, E.J. Brook, C. Buizert, A. Burke, J. Cole-Dai, L.G. Fleet, T.J. Fudge, G. Knorr, M. Grieman, K. McGwire, R. Mulvaney, G. Paris, R. Rhodes, E.S. Saltzman, J.P. Severinghaus, J.P. Steffensen, K.C. Taylor, G. Winckler (2017), Synchronous volcanic eruptions and abrupt climate change ~17.7k years ago plausibly linked by stratospheric ozone depletion, PNAS

79. Kaplan, M, J. Schaefer, G. Winckler, R. Schwartz, K. Licht, N. Bader, C. Mathieson, C. Kassab, M. Roberts (2017), Middle to Late Pleistocene Stability of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet at the head of Law Glacier, Geology, Vol 45(11), 963-966.

78. Weiss+, Y, C. Class, S L Goldstein, G Winckler (2017), Ages of mantle metasomatism from U-Th-He systematics of diamond-forming COH fluids, International Kimberlite Conference: Extended Abstracts, 11

77. Shoenfelt*, E. M., J. Sun*, G. Winckler, M. Kaplan, A. Borunda, K. Farrell, P. Moreno, D. Gaiero, C. Recasens, R. Sambrotto, B. C. Bostick (2017). High ferrous mineral content in glacially-sourced dusts causes increased diatom productivity, Science Advances

76. Costa*, K. M., A. W. Jacobel*, J. F. McManus, R. F. Anderson, G. Winckler, N. Thiagaraja (2017). Productivity patterns in the Equatorial Pacific over the last 30,000 years, Global Biogeochemical Cycles

75. Serno*, S., G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, S. L. Jaccard, S. S. Kienast, G. H. Haug (2017). Change in dust seasonality as the primary driver for orbital-scale dust storm variability in East Asia, Geophysical Research Letters, doi 10.1002/2016GL072345

74. Bader*, N. A., K. J. Licht, M. R. Kaplan, C. Kassab, G. Winckler (2017). East Antarctic ice sheet stability since the Mid-Pleistocene recorded in a high-elevation ice-cored moraine, Quaternary Science Reviews, 159, 88-102, 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.12.005

73. Swanger, K M, J. L. Lamp, G. Winckler, J. M. Schaefer, D. R. Marchant (2017). Glacier advance during Marine Isotope Stage 11 in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, Nature Scientific Reports, 7, # 41433, doi 10.1038/srep41433

72. Holzer, M., T. deVries, D. Bianchi, R. Newton, P. Schlosser, G. Winckler (2017), Objective estimates of mantle 3He in the ocean and implications for constraining the deep ocean circulation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 458, 305-314, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.054

71. Jacobel*, A. W., J. F. McManus, R. F. Anderson, G. Winckler (2016). Climate-related response of dust flux to the central equatorial Pacific over the past 150 kyr, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 457, 160-172, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.09.042

70. Kienast, S. S., G. Winckler, J. Lippold, S. Albani, and N.M. Mahowald (2016), Tracing Dust Input to the Global Ocean using Thorium Isotopes in Marine Sediments: ThoroMap, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, 1526–1541, doi:10.1002/2016GB005408.

69. Costa*, K.M., J. F. McManus, G. Winckler, S. Carbotte, B. Boulahanis, P. Huybers, C. Langmuir (2016). Insights into the near-ridge environment from stratigraphy and physical properties of sediment on the Juan de Fuca Ridge, Marine Geology, 380, 163-173.

68. Winckler G., R. F. Anderson, S. L. Jaccard, F. Marcantonio (2016). Ocean dynamics, not dust, control equatorial Pacific productivity over the past 500 kyr, PNAS, 113, 6119-6124, 10.1073/pnas.1600616113

67. Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B., G. Ravizza, G. Winckler (2016). Geochemical tracers of extraterrestrial matter in sediments, Elements, 12, 191-196, doi 10.2113/gselements.12.3.191

66. Bromley+, G. R. M., J. M. Schaefer, B. L. Hall, K. M. Rademaker, A. E. Putnam, C. E. Todd, M. Hegland, G. Winckler (2016) A cosmogenic 10Be chronology for the local last glacial maximum and termination in the Cordillera Oriental, southern Peruvian Andes: Implications for the tropical role in global climate, Quaternary Science Reviews, 148, 54-67, doi 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.07.010.

65. Eaves*, S. R., A. N. Mackintosh, B. M. Anderson, A. M. Doughty, D. B. Townsend, C. E. Conway, G. Winckler, J. M. Schaefer, G. S. Leonard & A. T. Calvert (2016), The Last Glacial Maximum in central North Island, New Zealand: palaeoclimate inferences from glacier modeling, Climate of the Past 12, 943-960, doi 10.5194/cp-12-943-2016

64. Costa*, K. M., J. F. McManus, R. F. Anderson, H. Ren, D. M. Sigman, G. Winckler, M. Q. Fleisher, A. C. Ravelo (2016). No iron fertilization in the Equatorial Pacific during the Last Ice Age, Nature, Vol 529, 519-522, 10.1038/nature16453

63. Jacobel*, A W, J. F. McManus, R. F. Anderson, G. Winckler (2016). Large Deglacial Shifts of the Pacific Intertropical Convergence Zone, Nature Communications, Vol. 7, No. 10449, 10.1038/ncomms10449

62. McGee* D., G. Winckler, A. Borunda, S. Serno, R. F. Anderson, C. Recasens, A. Bory, D. Gaiero, S. L. Jaccard, M. Kaplan, J. F. McManus, M. Revel, Y. Sun (2016). Tracking eolian dust with helium and thorium: Impacts of grain size and provenance, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 175, p. 47-67, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.11.023

61. Eaves*, S. R., A. Mackintosh, G. Winckler, J. M. Schaefer, B. V. Alloway, D. B. Townsend (2016), A cosmogenic 3He chronology of late Quaternary glacier fluctuations in North Island, New Zealand (39°S), Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 132, p. 40-56, 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.11.004

60. Schaefer, J M, G. Winckler, P.-H. Blard, G. Balco, D. L. Shuster, R. Friedrich, A. J. T. Jull, R. Wieler, C. Schluechter (2016). Performance of CRONUS-P as a pyroxene reference material for helium isotope analysis, Quaternary Geochronology, 31, 237-239.

59. Ramalho+, R. S., G. Winckler, J. Madeira, G. R. Helffrich, J. M. Schaefer, A. R. Hipólito, R. Quartau, K. Adena (2015), Hazard potential of volcanic flank collapses raised by new megatsunami evidence, Science Advances, Vol. 1, no. 9, e1500456, 10.1126/sciadv.1500456,

58. Ren, H., A. S. Studer, S. Serno, D. M. Sigman, G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, S. Oleynik, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2015),Glacial-to-interglacial changes in nitrate supply and consumption in the subarctic North Pacific from microfossil-bound N isotopes at two trophic levels, Paleoceanography, Vol. 30, 1217-1232, 10.1002/2014PA002765.

57.  Studer, A. S., D. M. Sigman, A. Martínez-Garcia, V. Benz, G. Winckler, S. L. Jaccard, L. Wacker, S. Oleynik, F. Lamy, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2015), Antarctic nutrient conditions during the ice ages, Paleoceanography, Vol. 30, 845-862, 10.1002/2014PA002745

56.  F. Lambert, A. Tagliabue, G. Shaffer, F. Lamy, G. Winckler, L. Farias, L. Gallardo, R. DePol (2015).  Dust fluxes and iron fertilization in Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum climates, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 42, 6014-6023, 10.1002/015GL064250

55.  Albani+, S., N. M. Mahowald, G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, L. I. Bradtmiller, B. Delmonte, R. Francois, M. Goman, N. G. Heavens, P. P. Hesse, S. A. Hovan, K. E. Kohfeld, H. Lu, V. Maggi, J. A. Mason, P. A. Mayewski, D. McGee, X. Miao, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, A. T. Perry, A. Pourmand, H. M. Roberts, N. Rosenbloom, T. Stevens, and J. Sun (2015), Twelve thousand years of dust: the Holocene global dust cycle constrained by natural archives, Climate of the Past, cp-2014-130, doi:10.5194/cp-11-869-2015

54. Serno*, S., G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, E. Maier, H. Ren, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2015). Comparing dust flux records from the Subarctic North Pacific and Greenland: Implications for atmospheric transport to Greenland and for the application as a chronostratigraphic tool, Paleoceanography, Vol. 30, 583-560, 10.1002/2014PA002748.

53. Haug G. H., A. Studer, A. Ren, S. Serno*, S. L. Jaccard, A. Martínez-García, R. F. Anderson, G. Winckler, R. Gersonde, R. Tiedemann, D. M. Sigman, The Polar Oceans during the Deglaciation, Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 121, Nr. 408, 93 –96 (2015)

52. Schaefer, J. M., A. E. Putnam, G. H. Denton, M. R. Kaplan, S. Birkel, A. M. Doughty, S. Kelley, D. J. Barrell, R. C. Finkel, G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, U. S. Ninnemann, S. Barker, R. Schwartz, B. G. Andersen, C. Schluechter (2015). The Southern Glacial Maximum 65,000 years ago and its Unfinished Termination, Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 114, 52-60.

51. Eaves*, S. R., G. Winckler, J. M. Schaefer, M. J. Vandergoes, B. V. Alloway, A. Mackintosh, D. B. Townsend, M. T. Ryan, X. Li (2015). A test of the cosmogenic 3He production rate in the south west Pacific (39°S), Journal of Quaternary Science

50. Winckler , G. and N. Mahowald (2014) DICE: Dust Impacts on Climate and Environment – A new PAGES Working Group, PAGES Magazine, Vol. 22(2), p. 61-62.

49. Martínez-García, A. and G. Winckler (2014) Iron fertilization in the glacial ocean, PAGES Magazine, Vol. 22(2), p. 82-83.

48. Merkel, U., D-D. Rousseau, J-B. Stuut, G. Winckler (2014) Present and past mineral dust variations: a cross-disciplinary challenge for research (Editorial), PAGES Magazine, Vol. 22(2), p. 59-60.

47. Bromley+, G. R. M., G. Winckler, J. M. Schaefer, M. R. Kaplan, K. J. Licht, B. L. Hall (2014). Pyroxene separation by HF leaching and its impact on helium surface-exposure dating, Quaternary Geochronology, 10.1016/j.quageo.2014.04.003.

46. Serno*, S., G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, C. T. Hayes, H. Ren, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2014). Using the natural spatial pattern of marine productivity in the Subarctic North Pacific to evaluate paleoproductivity proxies, Paleoceanography, 438-453, 10.1002/2013PA002594,

45. Blard, P.-H., G. Balco, P.G. Burnard, K.A. Farley, C.R. Fenton, R. Friedrich, A.J.T. Jull, S. Niedermann, R. Pik, J.M. Schaefer, E.M. Scott, D.L. Shuster, F.M. Stuart, M. Stute, B. Tibari, G. Winckler, L. Zimmermann (2014). An inter-laboratory comparison of cosmogenic 3He and radiogenic 4He in the CRONUS-P pyroxene standard, Quaternary Geochronology.

44. Bromley+, G. R. M., A. E. Putnam, K. M. Rademaker, T. V. Lowell, J. M. Schaefer, B. L. Hall, G. Winckler, S. D. Birkel, H. W. Borns (2014). Younger Dryas Deglaciation of Scotland driven by warming summers, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 10.1073/pnas.1321122111.

43. Lamy, F., R. Gersonde, G. Winckler, O. Esper, A. Jaeschke, G. Kuhn, J. Ullermann, A. Martinez-Garcia, F. Lambert, R. Kilian (2014). Increased dust deposition in the Pacific Southern Ocean during glacial periods, Science, 343, p. 403-407, 10.1126/science.1245424.

42. Hayes*, C. T., R. F. Anderson, M. Q. Fleisher, S. Serno, G. Winckler, R. Gersonde (2014).Biogeography in 231Pa/230Th ratios and  a balanced 231Pa budget for the Pacific Ocean, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 391, 307-318, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.02.001.

41. Serno*, S., G. Winckler, R. F. Anderson, C. T. Hayes, D. McGee, B. Machalett, H. Ren, S. M. Straub, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2014). Eolian dust input to the Subarctic North Pacific, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol 387, p. 252-263, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.008.

40. Hayes*, C. T., R. F. Anderson, M. Q. Fleisher, S. Serno, G. Winckler, R. Gersonde (2013). Quantifying lithogenic inputs to the North Pacific Ocean using the long-lived thorium isotopes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 383, p. 16-25, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.09.025.

39. Lambert, F., J.S. Kug, R.J. Park, N. Mahowald, G. Winckler, A. Abe-Ouchi, R. O'ishi, T. Takemura, J.H. Lee (2013). The role of mineral dust aerosols in polar amplification, Nature Climate Change, Vol. 3, p. 487-491, doi: 10.1038/nclimate1785

38. McGee*, D., P.B. deMenocal, G. Winckler, J-B Stuut & L I Bradtmiller (2013). The magnitude, timing and abruptness of changes in North African dust deposition over the last 20,000 years, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 371-372, p. 163-176, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.03.054

37. Winckler, G. & J. P. Severinghaus (2013). Noble gases in ice cores: Indicators of the Earth’s climate history, Invited review chapter in: Advances in Isotope Geochemistry Book Series: The Noble gases as Geochemical Tracers, edited by Pete Burnard, Springer, 33-54.

36. Albani, S., N. Mahowald, B. Delmonte, V. Maggi & G. Winckler (2012). Comparing modeled and observed changes in mineral dust transport and deposition to Antarctica between the Last Glacial Maximum and current climates, Climate Dynamics, Vol. 38, Np. 9, p. 1731-1755, doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1139-5

35. Swanger, K. M., D. R. Marchant, J. M. Schaefer, G. Winckler & J. W. Head (2011). Elevated East Antarctic outlet glaciers during warmer than recent climates in Southern Victoria Land. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 79, 61-72, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.07.012

34. Bromley+, G.R.M., B. Hall, J.M. Schaefer, G. Winckler, C.E. Todd & K. Rademacher (2011). Glacier fluctuations in the southern Peruvian Andes during the late-glacial period, constrained with cosmogenic 3He, Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 26, p. 37-43, doi: 10.1002/jqs.1424

33. Mahowald, N., S. Albani, S. Engelstaedter, G. Winckler & M. Goman (2011). Model insights into glacial-interglacial paleodust records. Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 30, No. 7-8, p. 832-854, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.09.007.

32. Ali*, S., M. Stute, T. Torgersen, G. Winckler & B.M. Kennedy (2011). Helium measurements of pore-fluids obtained from SAFOD drillcore, Hydrogeology Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, p. 237-247, doi: 10.1007/s10040-010-0645-6.

31. Winckler, G., N. Mahowald & B. Maher (2010). Towards new frontiers in understanding the link between dust and climate. EOS, Vol. 91, No. 40, p. 360-361.

30. McGee*, D., F. Marcantonio, J. McManus & G.Winckler (2010). The response of excess 230Th and extraterrestrial 3He to sediment redistribution at the Blake Ridge, western North Atlantic, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 290, p. 138-149, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.08.029.

29. McGee*, D., W.S. Broecker & G. Winckler (2010). Gustiness: The driver of glacial dustiness? Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 29, No. 17-18, p. 2340-2350, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.009

28. Maher, B., A. Borunda & G. Winckler (2010). Dust and Climate: Joint NOAA/INQUA workshop. Quaternary Perspectives, Vol. 18, No. 1, p. 4-5.

27. Torfstein+, A., G. Winckler and A. Tripati (2010). Productivity feedback did not terminate the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM). Climate of the Past, Vol. 6, No. 2, 265-272.

26. Winckler, G., B. Newton, Schlosser & T.C. Crone (2010). Mantle helium reveals Southern Ocean hydrothermal venting. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 37, Article # L05601, doi: 10.1029/2009GL042093

25. Bromley*, G.R.M., J.M. Schaefer, G.Winckler, B. Hall, C. E. Todd & Kurt M. Rademaker (2009). Relative Timing of Last Glacial Maximum and Late Glacial Events in the Tropical Andes. Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 28, No. 23-24, p. 2514-2526, doi: doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.20 09.05.012.

24. Marcantonio, F., D.J. Thomas, S. Woodard, D. McGee and G. Winckler (2009). Extraterrestrial 3He in Paleocene sediments from Shatsky Rise: constraints on sedimentation rate variability, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 287, 24-30.

23. Winckler, G., R.F. Anderson, M.Q. Fleisher, D. McGee & N. Mahowald (2008) Covariant glacial-interglacial dust fluxes in the Equatorial Pacific and Antarctica, Science, Vol. 320, p. 93-96, doi: 10.1126/science.1150595.

      [selected as online pre-publication in Science Express]

22. Siddall, M., R.F. Anderson, G. Winckler, G.M. Henderson, L.I. Bradtmiller, D. McGee, A. Franzese, T.F. Stocker & S.A. Müller (2008). Modelling the particle-flux effect on distribution of 230Th in the equatorial Pacific, Paleoceanography, Vol. 23, PA2208, doi:10.1029/2007PA001556.

21. Anderson, R.F.,  M.Q. Fleisher, Y. Lao & G. Winckler (2008) Modern CaCO3 preservation in equatorial Pacific sediments in the context of recent glacial cycles, Marine Chemistry, doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2007.11.011.

20. Marchant, D.R., W.M. Philips, J.M. Schaefer, G. Winckler, J.L. Fastook, D.E. Shean, D.E. Kowalewski, J.W. Head, III. & A.R. Lewis (2007). Establishing a chronology for the world’s oldest glacier ice, U.S. Geological Survey and the National Academies, USGS OFR-2007.

19. Winckler, G. &  H. Fischer (2006). 30,000 years of cosmic dust in Antarctic ice, Science, Vol. 313, pp. 491 [highlighted in New Scientist, August 5, 2006]

18. Schaefer, J., T. Faestermann, G.F. Herzog, K. Knie, G. Korschinek, J. Masarik, A. Meier, M. Poutitsev, G. Rugel, C. Schluechter, F. Serifiddin & G. Winckler (2006). Terrestrial 53Mn – A new monitor of Earth surface processes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 251, 334-345.

17. Winckler, G., R.F. Anderson, & P.Schlosser (2005). Equatorial Pacific productivity and dust flux during the Mid-Pleistocene Climate Transition, Paleoceanography, Vol. 20, No.4, PA4025, doi: 10.1029/2005PA001177

16. Anderson, R.F & G. Winckler (2005). Problems with Paleoproductivity Proxies, Paleoceanography, Vol. 20, No.3, PA3012, doi:10.1029/2004PA001107.

15. Winckler, G., R.F. Anderson, M. Stute & P. Schlosser (2004). Does interplanetary dust control 100kyr glacial cycles? Quaternary Science Reviews, 23, 1873-1878.

14. Schlosser, P. & G. Winckler (2002) Noble gases in the ocean and ocean floor. In: R. Wieler, C. Ballentine and D. Porcelli (Eds.): Noble gases in geochemistry and cosmochemistry. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Vol. 47, 701-730.

13. Winckler, G., W. Aeschbach-Hertig, J. Holocher, R. Kipfer, I. Levin, C. Poss, G. Rehder, P. Schlosser & E. Suess (2002). Noble gases and radiocarbon in natural gas hydrates, Geophysical Research Letters 29 (10), 63-66.

12. Obzhirov AI, O.F. Vereshchagina, V.A. Sosnin, R.B. Shakirov, A.N. Salyuk, S. Lammers, E. Suess, N. Biebow, G. Winckler & V.V. Druzhinin (2002). Methane monitoring in waters of the eastern shelf and slope of Sakhalin, Geologiya I Geofizika 43 (7), 605-612.

11. Gröning, M., C.B. Taylor, G. Winckler, R. Auer & H. Tatzber (2002). Sixth IAEA Intercomparison of low level tritium measurements in water (TRIC2000), IAEA-TECDOC, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.

10. Bauch, D., E. Erlenkeuser, G. Winckler, G. Pavlova & J. Thiede, J., (2002). Carbon isotopes and habitat of polar planktic foraminifera in the Okhotsk Sea: the "Carbonate Ion effect" under natural conditions, Marine Micropaleontology 45, 83-99.

9. Winckler, G., W. Aeschbach-Hertig, R. Kipfer, R. Botz, R. Bayer & P. Stoffers (2001). Constraints on the origin and evolution of the Red Sea brines from helium and argon isotopes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 184, 671-683.

8. Winckler, G., R. Kipfer, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, R. Botz, M. Schmidt, S. Schuler & R. Bayer (2000). Sub sea floor boiling of Red Sea Brines - New indication from noble gas data, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64 (9), 1567-1575.

7. Botz R., G. Winckler, R. Bayer, M. Schmitt, M. Schmidt, D. Garbe-Schönberg, P. Stoffers & J.K. Kristjansson (1999). Origin of trace gases in submarine hydrothermal vents of the Kolbeinsey Ridge, north Iceland, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 171 83-93.

6. Suess E., M.E. Torres, G. Bohrmann, R.W. Collier, J. Greinert, P. Linke, G. Rehder, A. Trehu, K. Wallmann, G. Winckler & Zuleger E. (1999). Gas hydrate destabilization: Enhanced dewatering, benthic material turnover and large methane plumes at the Cascadia convergent margin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 170, 1-15.

5. Suess E., G. Bohrmann, R. von Huene, P. Linke, K. Wallmann, S. Lammers, H. Sahling, G. Winckler, R.A. Lutz & D. Orange (1998). Fluid venting in the eastern Aleutian subduction zone. Journal of Geophysical Research 103, B2, 2597-2614.

4. Winckler G., E. Suess, K. Wallmann, G.J. De Lange, G.K. Westbrook & R. Bayer. (1997). Excess helium and argon of radiogenic origin in Mediterranean brine basins. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 151, 225-231.

3. Wallmann K., E. Suess, G.K. Westbrook, G. Winckler & M.B. Cita (1997). Salty brines on the Mediterranean sea floor. Nature 387, 31-32.

2. Botz R., D. Stüben, G. Winckler, R. Bayer, M. Schmitt & E. Faber (1996). Hydrothermal gases offshore Milos Island, Greece. Chemical Geology 130, 161-173.

1. Torres M. E., R. Bayer R., G. Winckler, A. Suckow, & P.N. Froelich (1995) Elemental and isotopic abundance of noble gases in formation fluids recovered in situ from the Chile Triple Junction. In Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 141 (ed. S. D. Lewis, J. H. Behrmann, R. J. Musgrave, and S. C. Cande), pp. 321-329.

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Gisela Winckler carries a new sediment core along the catwalk of the RV JOIDES Resolution