Amanda Schmidt


Oberlin College

I am a geomorphologist who studies human effects on erosion and how we measure those effects. I have been teaching at Oberlin College since 2011.

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Activities (8)

Landscape Evolution Debate part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Activities
Students are assigned to read one of the three papers on tectonic geomorphology (landscape evolution) published by Nature in 2003 (Burbank et al., Dadson et al., and Reiners et al.). All also read the editorial by ...

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Applied GIS part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This is an introductory GIS course that consists almost entirely of in-class exercises using the ArcGIS software to solve various earth science problems. Students gain experience with finding, downloading and ...

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Differences and Similarities Between Mean Local Relief and Slope part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
In this lab students investigate the effect of raster scale on calculations of mean local relief and slope. Students learn about the differences and similarities between mean local relief and slope, and how to ...