Publications

Note that I changed my name from Amanda Curry Henck to Amanda Henck Schmidt in 2010, so publications appear under both names.

Oberlin student co-authors are indicated with *.

Published

d'Alpoim Guedes, J. A., H. L. Lu, A. M. Hein, A. H. Schmidt, 2015. Early evidence for the use of wheat and barley as staple crops on the margins of the Tibetan Plateau. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 112(18): 5625-5630. PDF

Feathers, J.K., M.A. Casson, A. H. Schmidt, M.L. Chithambo, 2012. Application of pulsed OSL to fine-grained samples. Radiation Measurements, 47,201-209. PDF

L.S. Gaulke, X. Weiyang, A. Scanlon, A. Henck, T. Hinckley, 2009. Evaluation Criteria for Implementation of a Sustainable Sanitation and Wastewater Treatment System at Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan Province China. Environmental Management. doi: 10.1007/s00267-009-9398-1 PDF

Harrell, S., Yang, Q. X., Viraldo, S. J., Hagmann, R. K., Hinckley, T., and Schmidt, A. H., in press, Forest is forest and meadows are meadows: cultural landscapes and bureaucratic landscapes in Jiuzhaigou County, Sichuan: Archiv Orientální. PDF

Henck, A. C., K. W. Huntington, J. Stone, D. R. Montgomery, and B. Hallet, 2011. Spatial controls on erosion in the Three Rivers Region, southwest China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 303, 71-83. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.12.038. PDF

Henck, A. C., D. R. Montgomery, K. W. Huntington, and C. Liang, 2010. Monsoon control of effective discharge, Yunnan and Tibet. Geology 38, 975-978. doi:10.1130/G31444.1. PDF

Henck, A., Taylor, J., Lu, H. L., Li, Y. X., Yang, Q. X., Grub, B. L., Breslow, S. J., Robbins, A., Elliott, A., Hinckley, T. M., Combs, J., Urgenson, L. S., Widder, S., Hu, X. X., Ma, Z. Y., Yuan, Y. W., Jian, D. J., Liao, X., and Tang, Y., 2010. Hillslope terraces and swidden agriculture in northern Sichuan, China. Quaternary Research 73, 201-207. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2009.10.001. PDF

Hinckley, T. M., P. Chi, K. Hagmann, S. Harrell, A. H. Schmidt, L. Urgenson, Z. Y. Zeng, 2013. The interaction between human uses of forest resources and forest and individual tree productivity: case study of Yunnan pine in SW China. Journal of Mountain Science. 10(5):824-832. PDF

Neilson, T.B., Schmidt, A.H., Bierman, P.R., Rood, D.H. and Gonzalez, V.S., 2017. Efficacy of in situ and meteoric 10Be mixing in fluvial sediment collected from small catchments in China. Chemical Geology. PDF

Qiao, X. A. H. Schmidt,Y. Tang, Y. H. Xu, C. S. Zhang, 2013. Demonstrating urban pollution using toxic metals of road dust and roadside soil in Chengdu, southwestern China. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, August 2013. doi:10.1007/s00477-013-0790-2. PDF

Schmidt, A. H., J. K. Combs, A. Freeburg, R. Jesperson, A. Robbins, H. S. Rogers, K. Sheldon, E. Wheat, 2012. A new model for training graduate students to conduct interdisciplinary, inter-organizational, international research. Bioscience, 62(3),296-304. PDF

Schmidt, A. H., Y. X. Li, Y. Tang, 2017. Unintended side effects of conservation: a case study of changing land use in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan, China. Mountain Research and Development, 37(1):56-65.http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00056.1

Schmidt, A. H., D. R. Montgomery, K. W. Huntington, and C. Liang, 2011. The question of Communist land degradation: new evidence from local erosion and basin-wide sediment yield in SW China and SE Tibet. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 101(3):1-19. PDF

Schmidt, A. H., Neilson, T. B., Bierman, P. R., Rood, D. H., Ouimet, W. B., and Sosa Gonzalez, V., 2016, Influence of topography and human activity on erosion in Yunnan: Earth Surface Dynamics , v. 4, n. 4, p. 819-830. http://www.earth-surf-dynam.net/4/819/2016/

Singleton*, A. A., Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Rood, D. H., Neilson, T. B., Greene, E. S., Bower, J. A., and Perdrial, N., 2017, Effects of grain size, mineralogy, and acid-extractable grain coatings on the distribution of the fallout radionuclides 7Be, 10Be, 137Cs, and 210Pb in river sediment: Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 197: 71-86. PDF

Sosa Gonzalez, V., Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Rood, D. H., 2017, Spatial and temporal replicability of meteoric and in situ 10Be concentrations in fluvial sediment. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi:10.1002/esp.4205. PDF

Trac, C. J., S. Harrell, T. Hinckley, A. Henck. 2007. Reforestation programs in Southwest China: reported success, observed failure, and the reasons why. Journal of Mountain Science, 4(4): 275-292. PDF

Trac, C. J., A. H. Schmidt, S. Harrell, T. M. Hinckley, 2013. Is the Returning Farmland to Forest Program a Success? Three case studies from Sichuan. Environmental Practice, 15(3): 350-366. doi:10.1017/S1466056613000355. PDF

Urgenson, L. S., R. K. Hagmann, A. C. Henck, S. Harrell, T. M. Hinckley, S. J. Shepler , B. L. Grub, and P. M. Chi, 2010. Social-ecological dynamics of a forested watershed in SW China. Society and Ecology. 115(5): 2. [online] http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol15/iss4/art2/.

Urgenson, L. S., A. H. Schmidt, J. K. Combs, S. Harrell, T. M. Hinckely, Q. X. Yang, Z. Y. Ma, , Y. X. Li, H. L. Lu, A. MacIver. 2014. Traditional Livelihoods, Conservation and Meadow Ecology in Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China. Human Ecology, 42(3): 281-291. PDF

Wei, R. J., C. Liang, A. H. Schmidt, and C. M. Zhang, 2015, 210Pb dating of outlet sediments in Mengtong watershed of Yunnan: South to North Water Transfers and Water Science and Technology, v. 13, no. 1, p. 55-58. PDF

Other

Henck, A, 2002. Geomorphology of steep, forested headwater basins in the northeast. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University. 117 p. B.S.E. thesis.

Henck, A. C., 2010, Spatial and temporal patterns of erosion in Western China and Tibet: University of Washington, 158 p. PhD dissertation.

Abstracts

Bierman, P. R., Corbett, L. B., Shakun, J. D., Schmidt, A. H., 2017. Counting atoms to place human impacts in a geologic context. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-306223

Bower*, J. A. and A. H. Schmidt, 2012. Using short-lived radionuclides to explore the effects of agricultural drainage tiles on erosion depth in the Vermillion watershed, Ohio. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 44(7), 418.

Campbell*, M. K., *Bower, J. A., Schmidt, A. H., Neilson, T. B., Sosa-Gonzalez, V., and Bierman, P. R., 2015. Fallout radionuclides in soil profiles and history of land use in Yunnan Province, China: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 515.

Campbell*, M. K., Schmidt, A. H., *Woodmansee, S. J., and *Bower, J. A., 2016. The effects of agricultural drainage tiles on erosion in the Vermillion River watershed, northeastern Ohio: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7.

Campbell*, M. K., Schmidt, A. H., *Woodmansee, S. J., and *Bower, J. A., 2017. The effects of agricultural drainage tiles on erosion in the Vermillion River watershed, northeastern Ohio: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 2.

Collins, B. D., A. H. Schmidt, S. Harrell, 2011. Soil erosion, fluvial processes, and land use history in a mountainous catchment in southwest Sichuan Province, China. In Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Curiel*, M., Doak*, S., Hill*, M., Schmidt, A. H., and Collins, B., 2016. Quantifying land use and erosion in southwest China: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7.

Curliss*, L. and A. H. Schmidt, 2012. Controls on bedrock sinuosity in eastern Tibet. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 44(7), 247.

Dix*, M., Hill*, M., Sussman*, F., Schmidt, A. H., 2017. Temporal and spatial variability in sediment source in Plum Creek, Oberlin, OH. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-300191

Dryer, D., L. Gaulke, A. Henck, T. Nguyen, E. Wheat, 2005. Assessing the oxygen dead zone in the Hood Canal. International Conference on Environment and Livelihoods in Coastal Zones: Managing Agriculture-Fishery-Aquaculture Conflicts, Bac Lieu, Vietnam.

Dunn*, C., B. C. Yellen, J. Woodruff, A. H. Schmidt, 2014. How unusual is Tropical Storm Irene? A case study of storm deposition in the Littleville Lake, Huntington, MA. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 46(2), 84.

Feathers, J. K, M. A. Casson, and A. Henck, 2008, Application of pulsed OSL to fine-grained samples. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating, Beijing.

Fiallo*, D., Schmidt, A. H., and Simonson, B. M., 2015. Using grain size and carbonate precipitation in loess terraces to reconstruct mass wasting events and trace groundwater movement: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 735.

Garcia Greco*, G., *D. Fiallo, T. B. Neilson, *J. Martin, A. H. Schmidt, P. Bierman, V. Sosa-Gonzalez, R. J. Wei, C. M. Zhang, C. Liang, 2014. Determining sediment sources and sinks in a small headwater watershed in Yunnan, China using short-lived radionuclides. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 46(6), 800.

Gaulke, L., A. Henck, T. Nguyen, S. Frister, 2005. Three pedagogical internships focusing on the internationalization of science education. IGERT Project meeting, Washington DC.

Gilliom*, A. J., A. H. Schmidt, C. Andermann, M. Rothenberg*, 2012. Groundwater storage in western China and eastern Tibet observed from precipitation-discharge hysteresis. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 45(4), 62.

Hagedorn, B., B. K. Nelson, T. J. Kennel, A. Henck, and B. Hallet. 2008. Seasonal trends in solutes and 87Sr/86Sr ratios of SE Tibet rivers: Yarlung Tsangpo and Parlung. Goldschmidt Conference 2008, Vancouver. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72 (12): A400.

Hill*, M., *Singleton, A. A., *Isaacs, C., *Dix, M., Greene, E. S., Schmidt, A. H., and Bierman, P. R., 2016. Acid leaching to increase detection limits in gamma counting unsupported Pb-210, National Association of Black Geoscientists Annual Technical Conference: New Orleans, LA.

Henck, A., D. Montgomery, B. Hallet, C. Liang, S. Frister, 2006. Patterns of Erosion in the Three Rivers Region, China. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract H25A-03.

Henck, A., D. R. Montgomery, C. Liang, 2009. Cryptic legacy of Chinese Communist Party policies on sediment yield in SW China and SE Tibet. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41.

Henck, A., M. D. Mulligan, S. Frister, A. Scanlon, R. Chen, T. Hinckley, S. Harrell, 2006. Taking environmental science out of the classroom and into Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 220.

Henck, A., J. O. Stone, D. R. Montgomery, B. Hallet, 2007. Patterns of Erosion in the Three Rivers Area, Eastern Tibet. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 183.

Henck, A., J. Taylor, J. Feathers, T. Hinckley, H. L. Hongliang, Y. X. Li, Y. Tang, 2009. Interdisciplinary investigations of anthropogenic hillslope terracettes, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China. North American Luminescence Workshop. Seattle, WA. October 2009.

Koons, P., B. Hallet, A. Henck, Y. P. Liu, P. Zeitler, 2005. Topographic Expression of Crustal Velocity Curls: An Example from Eastern Himalaya to Burma. Eos Trans. AGU, v. 87 no. 47, Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract T51F-07.

Lu, H. L., A. Henck, J. Taylor, Y. X. Li, 2010. Archaeological research at a Han Dynasty settlement in Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan. Society of American Archaeologists, St. Louis, MO.

Martin*, J., *Lawrence, D., Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Sosa-Gonzalez, V., *Singleton, A., and *Qiu, Y., 2015. Effects of Chinese deforestation and reforestation policies on sediment sourcing in Yunnan, China: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 515.

Martin*, J., Schmidt, A. H., 2017. Teaching python scripting through ArcGIS: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 2.

McGuire*, C., Schmidt, A. H., Keen-Zebert, A., Collins, B. D., d'Alpoim Guedes, J., 2017. Timing and provenance of loess in Jiuzhaigou, China. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-307967

Montgomery, D., B. Hallet, Y. P. Liu, N. Finnegan, A. Gillespie, M. Kuharic, A Henck, A. Anders, & H. Greenberg, 2004. Evidence for Holocene megafloods down the Tsangpo River Gorge, Southeastern Tibet. Eos Trans. AGU, v. 85 no. 47, Fall Meeting Suppl. Abstract T34B-02.

Neilson, T. B., P. Bierman, A. H. Schmidt, V. Sosa-Gonzalez, D. Rood, 2014. Impacts of contemporary sediment yield on the use of in situ 10Be in river sediment as a tool for estimating background erosion rates. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 46(6), 665.

Neilson, T. B., A. H. Schmidt, V. Sosa Gonzalez, M. Rothenberg*, P. R. Bierman, D. H. Rood, 2013. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 45(7), 578.

Rothenberg, M.*, L. Gelb*, C. A. Appleby*, B. M. Sherrod*, S. Taylor*, A. H. Schmidt, 2011. GIS and community-based learning in an undergraduate classroom. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 43(5), 403.

Schmidt, A. H., Andermann, C., and Ludtke, S., 2016, Estimating transient water storage from precipitation-discharge hysteresis: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7.

Schmidt, A. H., C. Andermann, S. Ludtke, A. J. Gilliom*, 2013. Understanding hydrological processes of rivers draining the Tibetan Plateau. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 45(7), 863.

Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Collins, B. D., Harrell, S., Hinckley, T., Tang, Y., 2017. The geomorphic history of humans in southwestern China. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-303455

Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Sosa-Gonzalez, V., Neilson, T. B., Rood, D. H., *Campbell, M. K., *Hill, M., 2017. Tracers derived in situ replicate and mix better than fallout tracers incorporated into grain coatings. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-299479

Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Sosa-Gonzalez, V., Neilson, T. B., *Singleton, A., *Qiu, Y., *Bower, J. A., and Rood, D. H., 2015a, Effects of Chinese deforestation and reforestation policies on sediment sourcing in Yunnan, China, v. Abstract EP21C-0923 presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-18 Dec.

Schmidt, A. H., B. Collins, K. X. Goh*, J. P. Schmidt, Y. Tang, Y. X. Li, G. P. Deng, 2011. Landslides, habitable land, and hazards for Tibetan villages in Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 43(5), 446.

Schmidt, A. H., B. Collins, B. M. Simonson, K. X. Goh*, Z. Alikaya*, Y. Tang, G. P. Deng, 2012. Why does the loess have stones in it? An investigation of loess deposits in Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan China. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 44(7), 186.

Schmidt, A. H., Neilson, T. B., Bierman, P. R., Sosa-Gonzalez, V., *Bower, J. A., Rood, D. H., and Ouimet, W. B., 2015b, Using 10Be and short-lived fallout radionuclides to track sediment movement through watersheds in Yunnan, China: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 240.

Schmidt, A. H., L. S. Urgenson, J. K. Combs, Q. X. Yang, Z. Y. Ma, T. M. Hinckley, S. Harrell, 2012. What are natural landscapes? A case study of land-use, management, and people in Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China. In Association of American Geographers New York, NY.

Singleton*, A., *Isaacs, C., *Hill, M., *Dix, M., Greene, E. S., Schmidt, A. H., and Bierman, P. R., 2016, Acid leaching to increase detection limits in gamma counting unsupported Pb-210: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7.

Singleton*, A., Schmidt, A. H., Sosa-Gonzalez, V., *Qiu, Y., Neilson, T. B., Greene, E. S., Bierman, P. R., Rood, D. H., *Campbell, M. K., and *Woodmansee, S. J., 2015, Effects of grain size and mineralogy on the distribution of fallout radionuclides 7Be, 10Be, 137Cs, and 210Pb in sediment: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 240.

Sosa-Gonzalez, V., Schmidt, A. H., Bierman, P. R., Neilson, T. B., *Singleton, A., *Qiu, Y., *Bower, J. A., and Rood, D. H., 2015, Understanding sediment sourcing and erosion controls from 10Be measurements in fluvial sediments from Yunnan, China: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 240.

Talbot-Wendlandt*, H., Jimerson*, C., Tomenchok*, K., Hill*, M., Schmidt, A. H., Frey, H. M., 2017. Spatial patterns of erosion on Dominica, a volcanic tropical island. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-299765

Taylor, J., A. Henck, Y. X. Li, H. L. Lu, and Q. X. Yang, 2008. Interdisciplinary, international research at the Asano Archaeological Site, Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China. Society of American Archaeologists, Vancouver, Canada.

Woodmansee*, S., *J. A. Bower, A. H. Schmidt, 2014. Using short lived radionuclides and x-ray diffraction to explore the effects of agricultural drainage tiles on depth of erosion in the Vermilion watershed, Northern Ohio. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 46(6), 800.

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