Ian Z. Winkelstern
218a Padnos Hall of Science
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401
Our paleoclimate research was recently featured in this 2 minute video: https://youtu.be/j3c6hfYYxgk
With a GV Magazine feature story here: https://www.gvsu.edu/gvmagazine/fossil-clues.htm
If you are a GV student interested in climate, sedimentology, or geochemical research, please reach out!
Opportunities are available for research projects.
NSF Award #1903389: Interglacial Climate in Bermuda and Beyond
In collaboration with the University of Michigan. Funding through 2023. Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1903389
NSF Award #2118660: Experimentally Evaluating the Relationship between Cation Ordering and Oxygen and Clumped Isotope Fractionation in Dolomite
In collaboration with Western Michigan University and the University of Michigan. Funding through 2024. Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2118660
Education & Experience
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2016 - 2018
Isotopologue Paleoscience Laboratory, University of Michigan
University of Michigan Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Geological Sciences
University of Michigan Geological Sciences
Geo 100: Environmental Geology
Geo 103: Living with the Great Lakes
Geo 105: Oceans
Geo 111: Exploring the Earth
Geo 175: Research Tools for Geosciences
Geo 312: Sedimentation - Stratigraphy
Geo 315: Geological Field Methods
Zhang, J., Petersen, S., Winkelstern, I, Lohmann, K. (2021) Seasonally Variable Aquifer Discharge and Cooler Climate in Bermuda During the Last Interglacial Revealed by Subannual Clumped Isotope Analysis. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 36 (6)
Winkelstern, I. Z., Lohmann, K.C., Rowe, M., Defliese, W., Petersen, S., and Brewer, A. (2017) Meltwater Pulse Recorded in Last Interglacial Mollusk Shells from Bermuda. Paleoceanography 32: 132-145.
Winkelstern, I. Z. and Lohmann, K.C. (2016) Shallow burial diagenesis of dolomite and limestone clumped isotope geochemistry. Geology 44: 467-470.
Winkelstern, I. Z., Kaczmarek, S. E., Lohmann, K. C, and Humphrey, J. (2016) Calibration of dolomite clumped isotope thermometry. Chemical Geology 443: 32-38.
Winkelstern, I.Z., Surge, D., Hudley, J. (2013) Multi-proxy sclerochronological evidence for Plio-Pleistocene regional warmth: US Mid Atlantic Coastal Plain. Palaios 28: 649-660.
Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=sR1dVVoAAAAJ&hl=en
Link to CV: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12uNfI0oHlRUfk-3cE6qdJfbiOf7_isfu/view?usp=sharing
Current as of November 2022.
Talk for Volunteers at Frederik Meijer Gardens, 2022
Field work in South Carolina
Field work in Bermuda