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Tyler Winkler

Geologist and Geophysicist

Tyler Winkler is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. As a coastal oceanographer, Tyler specializes in reconstructing Late Quaternary environmental change using sedimentological and geochemical proxies to analyze stratigraphic records.

His research helps elucidate how Holocene climate variability can modulate extreme storm activity and regional hydroclimate in the North Atlantic Ocean. Currently, Tyler and his colleagues are developing records of coastal flooding and extreme storm activity in Atlantic Canada and The Bahamas.

This work ultimately seeks to better understand past, present, and future socio-cultural and environmental impacts of coastal flooding and extreme weather events.