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Wilfried Winkler

Prof. em. Wilfried Winkler
Geologisches Institut
ETH Zürich
ETH Zentrum NO
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone2: +41 (0) 44 632 36 65
Fax: +41 (0) 44 632 10 80
E-mail: wilfried.winkler(at)
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Key Publications of Wilfried Winkler (up to ten) :
Prizomwala S. P., Gandhi D. , Bhatt Nilesh , Winkler W. , Kumar M. R., Makwana N., Bhatt Nishith 2018. Geological evidence for AD 1008 tsunami along the Kachchh coast, Western India: Implications for hazard along the Makran Subduction Zone. Scientific Reports 8: 16816.

Lu G., Winkler W., Rahn M., von Quadt, A. Willett S.D. 2018. Evaluating igneous sources of the Taveyannaz Formation in the Central Alps by detrital zircon U–Pb age dating and geochemistry. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 111, 399-416.

Letsch, D, Large S.J.E., Buechi M.W., Winkler W., von Quadt A. 2018. Ediacaran glaciations of the west African Craton – Evidence from Morocco. Precambrian Research 310, 17-38.

Letsch, D., El Houicha, M., von Quadt, A., Winkler, W. 2018. A missing link in the peri-Gondwanan terrane collage: the Precambrian basement of the Moroccan Meseta and its lower Paleozoic cover. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 55, 33-51.

Vallejo, C., Tapia, D., Gaibor, J., Steel, R., Cardenas, M., Winkler, W., Valdez, A., Esteban, J., Figuera, M., Leal, J., Cuenca, D. 2017. Geology of the Campanian M1 sandstone oil reservoir of eastern Ecuador: A delta system sourced from the Amazon Craton. Marine and Petroleum Geology 86, 1207-1223.

Beltràn-Triviño, A., Winkler, W., von Quadt, A., Gallhofer, D. 2016. Triassic magmatism on the transition from Variscan to Alpine cycles: evidence from U–Pb, Hf, and geochemistry of detrital minerals. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 109, 309-328, DOI 10.1007/s00015-016-0234-3

Mohammadi, A., Burg, J.-P., Winkler, W., Ruh, J., von Quadt, A. 2016. Detrital zircon and provenance analysis of Late Cretaceous–Miocene onshore Iranian Makran strata: Implications for the tectonic setting. GSA Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B31361.1

Naing, T.T., Bussien, D.A., Winkler, W., Nold, M., von Quadt, A. 2013. Provenance study on Eocene - Miocene sandstones of the Rakhine Coastal Belt, Indo-Burman Ranges of Myanmar: Geodynamic implications. In: Scott, R., Smyth, H., Morton, A. and Richardson, N. (eds.) Sediment Provenance Studies in Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production, Geol. Society London Spec. Publication 386,

Ruppen, D., Knaf, A., Bussien, D., Winkler, W., Chimedtseren, A., von Quadt, A., 2013. Restoring the Silurian to Carboniferous northern active continental margin of the Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean in Mongolia - Hangay-Hentey accretionary wedge and seamount collision. Gondwana Research,
Beltràn-Triviño, A., Winkler, W., von Quadt, A. 2013. Tracing Alpine sediment sources through laser-ablation U-Pb dating and Hf-isotopes of detrital zircons. Sedimentology 60, 197-224.

Vallejo, C.F., Winkler, W., Spikings, R.A., Luzieux, L., Heller, F., Bussy, F. 2009. Mode and timing of terrane accretion in the forearc of the Andes in Ecuador. Mahlburg Kay, S., Ramos, V.A., Dickinson, W.R. (Eds.) The Geol. Society of America Memoir 204, 197-216.

Expertise of Wilfried Winkler:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Sediments: Formation, Dynamics, Metamorphism
Topic Economy/ResourceUseMineral Resources
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Time FrameTime Frame
Past: Quarternary
Past: Tertiary
Past: Cretaceous
Past: Jurassic
Past: Triassic
Past: Palaeozoic
Past: Precambrian
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Mean Change / Trends
Time ScaleTime Scale
100 kyr
Billenial (Mio yrs)
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
MaturityWorkParrainage3Travaux de maturité/Maturaarbeiten

Last update: 1/18/19
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