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Physical Geography

Prof. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Chair of Geography I – Physical Geography

Tel.: +49 931 31-88410
Fax: +49 931 31-85544
E-Mail: stefan.winkler@uni-wuerzburg.de 

Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 226

Consultation time

upon request (E-Mail)

Main Research and Research Interests
  • Geomorphology (in particular glacial geomorphology and high mountain regions)
  • Holocene glacier and climate dynamics
  • Geochronology and dating techniques
  • Current global environmental change
  • Quaternary science
  • Popular science and didactics of physical geography
  • Regional key areas:  Norway, new Zealand, European Alps
Current research projects

Glacial chronology of the Rangitata Valley

funding Brian Mason Trust, ANSTO
durationseit 2015
project partner
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canterbury
  • Idaho State University
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler
Concludes research projects - selected projects since 2006

Developing scientific learning resources for the new 11 – 13 class curriculum (Earth Surface Processes)

funding Canterbury Research Council
duration2011 - 2015
project partner University of Canterbury
project leader
  • Prof. Dr. James Shulmeister, University of Queensland
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

MaMoGla - Recent and Holocene Glacier Dynamics of Maritime Mountain Glaciers

fundingDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; Wi170/4-2, Folgeprojekt)
duration08/2007 - 05/2009
project partner
  • Bjerknes Centre of Climate Research/Universitetet i Bergen (Norwegen)
  • Norges Vassdrags- og Energidirektoratet (NVE)
  • Kooperationen mit neuseeländischen Universitäten und NIWA in der Entwicklungsphase
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Holocene climate and glacier variation in the Southern Alps of New Zealand

funding Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Wi 1701/4-2, Folgeprojekt)
duration08/2008 - 02/2009
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

MaMoGla - Recent and Holocene Glacier Dynamics of Maritime Mountain Glaciers

fundingDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; Wi170/4-1)
duration01/2006 - 12/2007
project partner
  • Bjerknes Centre of Climate Research/Universitetet i Bergen (Norwegen)
  • Norges Vassdrags- og Energidirektoratet (NVE)
  • Kooperationen mit neuseeländischen Universitäten und NIWA in der Entwicklungsphase
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Holocene climate and glacier variation in the Southern Alps of New Zealand

funding Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Wi 1701/4-1)
duration07/2006 - 07/2007
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler
Further research

Anwendungsbezogene Vergleichbarkeitsstudie zwischen dem orginalen, mechanischen Schmidt-Hammer und dem elektronischen SilverSchmidt in Norwegen und Neuseeland; Wissenschaftlichen Begleitung der Entwicklung des neuen "RockSchmidt"

duration2013 - 2015
project partner
  • University of Canterbury
  • Proceq SA
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Age and origin of ice-cored moraines in Jotunheimen and Breheimen, southern Norway

duration2013 - 2014
project leader
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Timing and temporal pattern of rock-slope failures and rock falls in Jotunheimen and Breheimen, southern Norway

durationseit 2014
project partner Swansea University
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Improvement of the Holocene glacier chronology in the Western Southern Alps by the use of Schmidt-hammer exposure-age dating (SHD)

duration2010 - 2011
project partner University of Canterbury
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler

Holocene glacial history of the Merrie Range, South Central Fiordland, New Zealand

duration2011
project partner
  • University of Canterbury
  • University of Auckland
contactProf. Dr. Stefan Winkler
Curriculum Vitae

since 2016
Außerplanmäßiger Professor – Department of Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg

2005 - 2016
Privatdozent – Department of Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg

2010 - 2016
Senior Lecturer for Quaternary Geology and Palaeoclimatology – Department of Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

2006 - 2008
Research Fellow - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

2001 - 2005
Privatdozent – Section for Physical Geography, Faculty Geograpy/Geoosciences, University of Trier

1995 – 2003
Lecturer – Department of Geography, University of Würzburg

2001
Habilitation – University of Trier

1998 – 2000
Research Fellow (Postdoc) of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and guest scientist at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen, Norway

1995
Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) Department of Geography, University of Würzburg

1987 – 1992
Study of Geography, Geology, Minerology, Geobotanics - Department of Geography, University of Würzburg

Publications - selected publications since 2000

Brook, M.S. & Winkler, S. (2016): Use of the Acoustic Energy Meter (AEM) for rapid geomorphological field assessment of rock hardness: comparison with Schmidt hammer R-values. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (in press).

Winkler, S., Matthews, J.A., Mourne, R.W. & Wilson, P. (2016): Schmidt-hammer exposure ages from periglacial patterned ground (sorted circles) in Jotunheimen, Norway, and their interpretative problems. Geografiska Annaler A (in press).

Matthews, J.A., Owen, G., Winkler, S., Vater, A.E., Wilson, P., Mourne, R.W. & Hill, J.L. (2016): A rock-surface microweathering index from Schmidt hammer R-values and its preliminary application to some common rock types in southern Norway. Catena 143, 35 – 44.

Mutz, S., Paeth, H. & Winkler, S. 2016: Modelling of future mass balance changes of Norwegian glaciers by application of a dynamical-statistical model. Climate Dynamics 46, 1581 – 1597.

Rezninchenko, N.V., Davies, T.R.H. & Winkler, S. 2016: Revised palaeoclimatic significance of Mueller Glacier moraines, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms,41: 196 – 207.

Winkler, S. 2015: Die gegenwärtige Situation der Gletscher auf Neuseeland. In: Loznán, J.L., Grassl, H., Kasang, D., Nolz, D. & Escher-Vetter, H., Hrsg.: Warnsignal Klima: Das Eis der Erde. Universität Hamburg (Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen): 123 – 129.   

Winkler, S., Hemmingsen, M. & Tintrup gen. Suntrup, A. 2015: Morpho-Memory – a geomorphological outreach ressource. Department of Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury (Scientific edutainment resource).

Baumhauer, R. & Winkler, S. 2014: Glazialgeomorphologie – Formung der Landoberfläche durch Gletscher. Studienbücher der Geographie. Stuttgart (Bornträger), 262 S.

Hagg, W., Brook, M., Mayer, C. & Winkler, S. 2014: A short-term field experiment on sub-debris melt at the highly maritime Franz Josef Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology (NZ) 53, 153 – 161.

Winkler, S. & Matthews, J.A. 2014: Comparison of electronic and mechanical Schmidt hammers in the context of exposure-age dating: Are Q- and R-values interconvertible? Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39, 1128 - 1136.

Matthews, J.A., Winkler, S. & Wilson, P. 2014: Age and origin of ice-cored moraines in Jotunheimen and Breheimen, Southern Norway: Insights from Schmidt-hammer exposure-age dating. Geografiska Annaler A 96, 531 - 548.

Winkler, S. 2014: Investigation of late-Holocene moraines in the western Southern Alps, New Zealand, applying Schmidt-hammer exposure-age dating (SHD). The Holocene 24, 48 – 66.

Stahl, T., Winkler, S., Quigley, M., Bebbington, M., Duffy, B. & Duke, D. 2013: Schmidt hammer exposure-age dating (SHD) of late Quaternary fluvial terraces in New Zealand. Earth Surface processes and Landforms 38, 1838 - 1850.

Brook, M., Hagg, W. & Winkler, S. 2013: Debris cover and surface melt at a temperate maritime alpine glacier: Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 56, 27 – 38.

Kirkbride, M.P. & Winkler, S. 2012: Correlation of Late Quaternary glacier chronologies: impact of climate variability, glacier response, and chronological resolution. Quaternary Science Reviews 46, 1 – 29.

Jäger, D. & Winkler, S. 2012: Paraglacial processes on the glacier foreland of Vernagtferner (Ötztal Alps, Austria). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F. Supplement Bd. 56 (4): 95 – 113.

Rezninchenko, N.V., Davies, T.R.H., Shulmeister, J.P. & Winkler, S. 2012: Influence of rock avalanches upon the formation of moraines and their subsequent palaeoclimatic interpretation: a critical appraisal. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F. Supplement Bd.56 (4): 37 - 54.

Winkler, S. 2012: Geo-Memory – Glacial geology. College of Science, University of Canterbury (Scientific edutainment resource)

Matthews, J.A. & Winkler, S. 2011: Schmidt-hammer exposure-age dating (SHD): application to early Holocene moraines and a reappraisal of the reliability of terrestrial cosmogenic-nuclide dating (TCND) at Austanbotnbreen, Jotunheimen, Norway. Boreas 40, 256 – 270.

Schifko, G. & Winkler, S. 2011: Zur angeblichen Tilgung von Andreas Reischeks Namen im Typonym eines neuseeländischen Gletschers. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft 153, 333 – 340.

Winkler, S., Chinn, T., Gärtner-Roer, I., Nussbaumer, S.U., Zemp, M. & Zumbühl, H.J. 2010: An introduction to mountain glaciers as climate indicators with spatial and temporal diversity. Erdkunde 64, 97 – 118.

Winkler, S. & Matthews, J.A. 2010: Holocene glacier chronologies: Are ‘high-resolution’ global and inter-hemispheric comparisons possible? The Holocene 20, 1137 – 1147.

Winkler, S. & Matthews, J.A. 2010: Observations on terminal moraine ridge formation during recent advances of southern Norwegian glaciers. Geomorphology 116, 87 – 106.

Baumann, S. & Winkler, S. 2010: Parameterization of glacier inventory data from Jotunheimen/Norway in comparison to the European Alps and the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Erdkunde 64, 155 – 177.

Dykes, R.C., Brook, M.S. & Winkler, S. 2010: The contemporary retreat of Tasman Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand, and the evolution of Tasman proglacial lake since AD 2000. Erdkunde 64, 141 – 154.

Winkler, S 2009: Gletscher und ihre Landschaften. Darmstadt (Primus/Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft), 185 S.

Winkler, S. 2009: First attempt to combine terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide (10Be) and Schmidt hammer relative-age dating: Strauchon Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Central European Journal of Geosciences 1, 274 – 290.

Baumann, S., Winkler, S. & Andreassen, L.M. 2009: Mapping in Jotunheimen, South-Norway, during the ‘Little Ice Age’ maximum. The Cryosphere 3, 231 – 243.

Winkler, S. & Nesje, A. 2009: Perturbation of climatic responses at maritime glaciers? Erdkunde 63, 229 – 244.

Winkler, S., Elvehøy, H. & Nesje, A. 2009: Glacier fluctuations of Jostedalsbreen, western Norway, during the past 20 years: the sensitive response of maritime mountain glaciers. The Holocene 19, 389 – 408. .

Winkler, S. & Tintrup gen. Suntrup, A. 2008: Geographiedidaktische Spiele zur Überprüfung und Vermittlung von Basiswissen in Physischer Geographie. In: Gerhardt, U. & Seckelmann, A. Hrsg.: Innovative Hochschullehre in der Geographie. VDGH, Bonn, 13 – 26. -

Shakesby, R.A., Smith, J.G., Matthews, J.A., Winkler, S., Dresser, P.Q., Bakke, J., Dahl, S.-O., Lie, Ø & Nesje, A. 2007: Reconstruction of Holocene glacier history from distal sources: glaciofluvial stream-bank mires and a glaciolacustrine sediment core near Sota Sæter, Breheimen, southern Norway. The Holocene 17, 729 – 745.

Chinn, T.J.H., Winkler, S., Salinger, M.J. & Haakensen, N. 2005: Recent glacier advances in Norway and New Zealand – a comparison for their glaciological and meteorological causes. Geografiska Annaler 87 A, 141 - 157.

Winkler, S. 2005: The ‘Schmidt hammer’ as a relative-age dating technique: potential and limitations of its application on Holocene moraines in Mt Cook National Park, Southern Alps, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 48, 105 – 116.

Winkler, S. 2004: Lichenometric dating of the 'Little Ice Age' maximum in Mt.Cook National Park, Southern Alps, New Zealand. The Holocene 14, 911 – 920.

Shakesby, R.A., Matthews, J.A. & Winkler, S. 2004: Glacier variations in Breheimen, southern Norway: relative-age dating of Holocene moraine complexes at six high-altitude glaciers. The Holocene 14, 899 – 910.

Winkler, S. 2004: Gletscher als klimagesteuerte Systeme – ein Beitrag zur komple¬xen Beziehung zwischen Hochgebirgsgletschern und klimatischen Einflussfaktoren als Bei¬spiel einer systemischen Raumsachverhaltsbetrachtung im Geographieunterricht (part 2). Geogra¬phie und ihre Didaktik 2004/2, 57 – 76.

Winkler, S. 2004: Gletscher als klimagesteuerte Systeme – ein Beitrag zur komple¬xen Beziehung zwischen Hochgebirgsgletschern und klimatischen Einflussfaktoren als Bei¬spiel einer systemischen Raumsachverhaltsbetrachtung im Geographieunterricht (part 1). Geogra¬phie und ihre Didaktik 2004/1, 1 – 34.  

Winkler, S. 2004: Jüngere weltweite Entwicklung der Hochgebirgsgletscher vor dem Hintergrund der holozänen Gletschergeschichte. Geographie und Schule 26 (148), 2 – 10.

Winkler, S. 2003: A new interpretation of the date of the 'Little Ice Age' maximum at Svartisen and Okstindan, northern Norway. The Holocene 13, 83 - 95.

Winkler, S., Matthews, J.A., Shakesby, R.A. & Dresser, P.Q. 2003: Glacier variations in Breheimen, southern Norway: dating Little Ice Age moraine sequences at seven low-alti¬tude glaciers. Journal of Quaternary Science 18, 395 - 413.

Winkler, S. 2002: Von der "Kleinen Eiszeit" zum "globalen Gletscherrückzug" - eignen sich Gletscher als Klimazeugen ? Mainz (Abhandlungen der Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftli¬chen Klasse 2002 Nr. 3, Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz), 57 S.

Winkler, S. 2000: The 'Little Ice Age' in the Southern Alps, New Zealand - preliminary results at Mueller Glacier. The Holocene 10, 643 - 647.

Winkler, S. 2000: Der "Schmidt-Hammer" als geochronologische Methode - Anwendungsmöglichkeiten und Problematik aufgezeigt an Beispielen aus Neuseeland und Norwegen. Trierer Geographische Studien 23, 123 - 146.

Winkler, S. & Nesje, A. 2000: Gletscher und Klima in Norwegen während der letzten 10.000 Jahre. Oldenburger Geoökologische Arbeiten 4, 189 - 228.

Cooperations
  • Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, USA
  • Department of Geography, Swansea University, Swansea, U.K.
  • Environmental Sciences Research Institute, Ulster University, Coleraine, U.K.
  • School of Environment, University of Auckland, Auckland, Neuseeland
  • Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Neuseeland
  • Department of Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Neuseeland
  • Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australien
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of the West of England, Bristol, U.K.

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97074 Würzburg

Phone: +49 931 31-85555
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