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Dr. Arndt Schimmelmann

Dept. of Geological Sciences
Indiana University
1001 East Tenth Street
47404-1405 Bloomington

  +1 812 855 7645

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        Stable isotopes in organic matter; high-resolution paleoceanography of Holocene Santa Barbara Basin sediment.



Schimmelmann, A., A.L. Sessions, and M. Mastalerz (2006) Hydrogen isotopic (D/H) composition of organic matter during diagenesis and thermal maturation. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 34, 501-533. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.earth.34.031405.125011

Gröcke, D.R., A. Schimmelmann, S. Elias, and R.F. Miller (2006) Stable hydrogen-isotope ratios in beetle chitin: preliminary European data and re-interpretation of North American data. Quaternary Science Reviews 25 (15-16), 1850-1864. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.01.021

Schimmelmann, A., C.B. Lange, E.B. Roark, and B.L. Ingram (2006) Resources for paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic analysis: A 6,700-year stratigraphy and regional reservoir-age (?R) record based on varve counting and 14C-AMS dating for the Santa Barbara Basin, offshore California, USA. Journal of Sedimentary Research 76, 74-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2006.04 Additional correlation graphs are available at the SEPM Data Archive at http://www.sepm.org/archive/schimmelmann2005/index.htm

Schimmelmann, A., C.B. Lange, and B.L. Meggers (2003) Palaeoclimatic and archaeological evidence for a ~200-yr recurrence of floods and droughts linking California, Mesoamerica and South America over the past 2000 years. The Holocene 13 (5), 763-778. http://dx.doi.org/10.1191/0959683603hl661rp

Schimmelmann, A., M. Zhao, C.C. Harvey, and C.B. Lange (1998b) A large California flood and correlative global climatic events 400 years ago. Quaternary Research 49, 51-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/qres.1997.1937