Recent Publications:

Dupont, L.M., Caley, T., Castañeda, I.S. 2019. Effects of atmospheric CO2 variability of the past 800 kyr on the biomes of southeast Africa.  Climate of the Past 15, 1083-1097,

Auer, G., De Vleeschouwer, D., Smith, R.A., Bogus, K., Groeneveld, J., Grunert, P., Castañeda, I.S., Petrick, B., Christensen, B., Fulthorpe, C., Gallagher, S.J., Henderiks, J. 2019. Timing and pacing of Indonesian Throughflow restriction and its connection to Late Pliocene climatic shifts.  Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 34,

Schreuder, L.T., Hopmans, E.C., Castañeda, I.S., Schefuß, E., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Schouten, S. 2019. Late Quaternary biomass burning in Northwest Africa and interactions with climate, vegetation and humans. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 34, 155-163,

Miller, D.R., Habicht, M.H. Keisling, B.A., Castañeda, I.S., Bradley, R.S. 2018. A 900-year New England temperature reconstruction from in situ seasonally produced branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (brGDGTs). Climate of the Past 14, 1653–1667;

Thomas, E.T., Corcoran, M.C., Castañeda, I.S., Briner, J.P., Salacup, J.M., McKay, N.P. (2018). A Wetter Arctic Coincident With Hemispheric Warming 8,000 Years Ago. Geophysical Research Letters 45, 637-647.

Gallagher, S.J., Reuning, L., Himmler, T., Henderiks, J., De Vleeschouwer, D., Groeneveld, J., Rastegar, A., Fulthorpe, C., Bogus, K., and Expedition 356 Scientists. (2018). The enigma of rare Quaternary oolites in the Indian and Pacific Oceans: a result of global oceanographic physicochemical conditions or a sampling bias? Quaternary Science Reviews 200, 114-122. I was a member of Exp. 356 and helped to generate the data presented here.

De Vleeschouwer, D., Auer, G., Smith, R. (student author), Bogus, K., Christensen, B., Groeneveld, G., Petrick, B. Henderiks, J., Castañeda, I.S., O’Brien, E., Ellinghausen, M., Gallagher, S.J., Fulthorpe, C.S., Palike, H. 2018. The amplifying effect of Indonesian Throughflow heat transport on Late Pliocene Southern Hemisphere climate cooling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 500, 15-27.

Lupien, R.L., Russell, J.M., Feibel, C., Beck, C., Castañeda, I.S., Deino, A., Cohen, A.S. 2018. A leaf wax biomarker record of early Pleistocene hydroclimate from West Turkana, Kenya. Quaternary Science Reviews 186, 225-235.

Lattaud, J., Dorhout, D., Schulz, H., Castañeda, I.S., Schefuß, E., Damsté, J.S.S. and Schouten, S., 2017. The C32 alkane-1, 15-diol as a proxy of late Quaternary riverine input in coastal margins. Climate of the Past 13, 1049-2017. Lattaud et al. 2017 CoP

Miller, D.R., Castañeda, I.S., Bradley, R.S., and MacDonald, D. 2017. Local and regional wildfire activity in central Maine (USA) during the past 900 years. J of Paleolimnology. Miller et al. 2017 JoP

Christensen, B.A., Renema, W., Henderiks, J., De Vlesschouwer, D., Groeneveld, J., Castañeda, I.S., Reuning, L., Bogus, K., Auer, G., Ishiwa, T., McHugh, C.M., Gallagher, S.J., Fulthrope, C.S., and Expedition 356 Scientists. (2017). Indonesian Throughflow drove Australian climate from humid Pliocene to arid Pleistocene. Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1002/2017GL072977.  Christensen et al. 2017

Groeneveld, J., Henderiks, J., Renema, W., McHugh, C.M., De Vleeschouwer, D., Christensen, B.A., Fulthorpe, C.S., Reuning, L., Gallagher, S.J., Bogus, K., Auer, G.,  Ishiwa, T., and Expedition 356 Scientists. Australian shelf sediments reveal shifts in Miocene Southern Hemisphere westerlies. Science Advances. Groeneveld et al. 2017.

Keisling, B.A., Castañeda, I.S., and Brigham-Grette, J. (2017) Hydrological and Temperature change in Arctic Siberia during the Intensification of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Keisling et al. in press EPSL

DeCelles, P.G., Castañeda, I.S., Carrapa, B., Liu, J., Quade, J., Leary, R., and Zhang, L. (in press, 2016). Oligocene-Miocene Great Lakes in the India-Asia Collision Zone. Basin Research. 0.1111/bre.12217. DeCelles_et_al-2016-Basin_Research

Castañeda, I.S., Caley, T., Dupont, L., Kim J.-H., Malaizé, B., Schouten, S. (2016). Middle to Late Pleistocene vegetation and climate change in subtropical southern East Africa, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 450, 306-316.  Castaneda et al. 2016 Limpopo EPSL

Castañeda, I. S., Schouten, S., Patzol, J., Lucassen, F., Kasemann, S., Kuhlmann, H., and Schefuss, E. (2016). Hydroclimate variability in the Nile River Basin during the past 28,000 years. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 438, 47-56. Castaneda et al. 2016 EPSL

de Wet, G.D., Castañeda, I. S., DeConto, R.M., and Brigham-Grette, J. (2016). A high-resolution mid-Pleistocene temperature record from Arctic Lake El’gygytgyn: a 50 kyr super interglacial from MIS 33 to MIS 31? Earth and Planetary Science Letters 436, 56-63. de Wet et al., 2016

Segev, E., Castañeda, I.S., Sikes, E.L., Vlamakis, H., and Kolter R. (2016). Bacterial Influence on Alkenones in Live Microalgae. Journal of Phycology 52, 125–130. Segev_et_al-2016

Kasper, S., van der Meer, Marcel, T.J., Castañeda, I.S., Tjalliingii, R., Brummer, G-J. A., Sinninghe Damste, J.S., Schouten, S. (2015). Testing alkenone D/H ratio as a paleo indicator of sea surface salinity in a coastal ocean margin (Mozambique Channel). Organic Geochemistry  78, 62-68. Kasper et al. (2015)

Colcord, D. E., Cadieux, S. B., Brassell, S. C., Castañeda, I. S., Pratt, L. M., & White, J. R. (2015). Assessment of branched GDGTs as temperature proxies in sedimentary records from several small lakes in southwestern Greenland. Organic Geochemistry, 82, 33-41. Colcord et al. 2015

Wei, J.H., Finkelstein, D.B., Brigham-Grette, J., Castañeda I.S., Nowaczyk, N. (2014). Sediment Color Reflectance Spectroscopy as a Proxy for Wet/Dry Cycles at Lake El’gygytgyn, Far East Russia, During Marine Isotope Stages 8 to 12. Sedimentology, doi: 10.1111/sed.12116. Wei_et_al-2014

D’Anjou, R.M., Wei, J.H., Castañeda, I.S., Brigham-Grette, J., Petsch, S.T., Finkelstein, D.B. High-latitude environmental change during MIS 8-12: biogeochemical evidence from Lake Elgygytgyn, Far East Russia. Climate of the Past 9, 567-581, 2013. D’Anjou et al. 2013

D’Anjou, R.M, R.S. Bradley, N.L. Balascio and D.B Finkelstein, 2012. Climate impacts on human settlement and agricultural activities in northern Norway revealed through sediment biogeochemistry. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.,109, 20332-20337.

Holland, A.R., Petsch. S., Castañeda, I.S., Wilkie, K.M., Burns, S.J., Brigham-Grette, J. A biomarker record of Lake Elgygytgyn, far east Russian Arctic: investigating sources of organic matter and carbon cycling during marine isotope stages 1-3. Climate of the Past, 9, 243-260, 2013. Holland et al. 2013

Castañeda, I. S. and Schouten, S. (2011). A review of molecular organic proxies for examining modern and ancient lacustrine environments. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 2851-2891. Castaneda and Schouten 2011 QSR