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Stephanie Kienast

Assistant Professor

STEPHANIE_KIENAST

RELATED INFORMATION

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  • Courses:
    • ERTH 1090 - Introduction to Geology II
    • OCEA 3004 - The Last Billion Years
    • OCEA 4110 - Geological Oceanography
Department of Oceanography

Email: Stephanie.kienast@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2203
Mailing Address: 
Room 5621, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St

PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Marine geology
  • Earth science

 

EDUCATION

  • BSc - Freiburg University, Germany (Vordiplom)
  • MSc - Kiel University, Germany (Diplom)
  • PhD - University of British Columbia

PUBLICATIONS

  • Change in dust seasonality as the primary driver for orbital-scale dust storm variability in East Asia, S Serno, G Winckler, R F Anderson, S L Jaccard, S S Kienast, H G Haug, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL072345, 2017
  • Tracing Dust Input to the Global Ocean using Thorium Isotopes in Marine Sediments: ThoroMap, S S Kienast, G Winckler, J Lippold, S Albani, N M Mahowald, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1002/2016GB005408, 2016
  • Sediment sorting and focusing in the eastern equatorial Pacific, D Bista, S S Kienast, P S Hill, M Kienast, 2016, Marine Geology, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2016.09.016, 2016
  • Millennial-scale Atlantic/East Pacific sea surface temperature linkages during the last 100,000years, N Dubois, M Kienast, S S Kienast, A Timmermann, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2014
  • Near-collapse of the meridional SST gradient in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific during the Heinrich Stadial 1, S S Kienast, T Friedrich, N Dubois, P S Hill, A Timmermann, M Kienast, Paleoceanography, 2013
  • The acceleration of oceanic denitrification during deglacial warming, NICOPP working group members, Nature Geoscience, June 2013
  • Thorium‐230 normalized particle flux and sediment focusing in the Panama Basin region during the last 30,000 years, S S Kienast, M Kienast, Alan C Mix, SE Calvert, R François, Paleoceanography, vol.22(2), 2007
  • Eastern Pacific cooling and Atlantic overturning circulation during the last deglaciation, M Kienast, S S Kienast, S E Calvert, T I Eglinton, G Mollenhauer, R François, A C Mix, Nature, vol 443, 2006
  • Sea surface temperatures in the subarctic northeast Pacific reflect millennial‐scale climate oscillations during the last 16 kyrs, S S Kienast, J L McKay, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 28(8), 2001

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • 2015 Canadian Foundation for Innovation
  • 2015 Schulich Ocean Studies Initative Award
  • 2012 NSERC Discovery Grant
  • 2012 NSERC Early Career Supplement Competition
  • Captain Thomas S. Bryne Prize
  • Pickard Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Olof Sjobom Memorial Scholarship