Christina Herrick

Research Scientist II
Phone: (603) 862-2639
Office: Earth Systems Research Center, Morse Hall Rm 463, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Christina Herrick, a research scientist with the Earth Systems Research Center.


  • M.S., Natural Resources/Conservation, University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., Biology/Biological Sciences, Philadelphia University PA

Selected Publications

Palace, M. W., McMichael, C. N. H., Braswell, B. H., Hagen, S. C., Bush, M. B., Neves, E., . . . Frolking, S. (2017). Ancient Amazonian populations left lasting impacts on forest structure. Ecosphere, 8(12), e02035. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2035

Palace, M. W., Sullivan, F. B., Ducey, M. J., Treuhaft, R. N., Herrick, C., Shimbo, J. Z., & Mota-E-Silva, J. (2015). Estimating forest structure in a tropical forest using field measurements, a synthetic model and discrete return lidar data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 161, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.020

McMichael, C. H., Palace, M. W., Bush, M. B., Braswell, B., Hagen, S., Neves, E. G., . . . Czarnecki, C. (2014). Predicting pre-Columbian anthropogenic soils in Amazonia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1777), 20132475. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.2475

Loth, L., Gilbert, M., Wu, J., Czarnecki, C., Hidayat, M., & Xiao, X. (2011). Identifying risk factors of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1 subtype) in Indonesia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 102(1), 50-58. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.06.006

Gilbert, M., Xiao, X., Pfeiffer, D. U., Epprecht, M., Boles, S., Czarnecki, C., . . . Slingenbergh, J. (2008). Mapping H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza risk in Southeast Asia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(12), 4769-4774. doi:10.1073/pnas.0710581105

Xiao, X., Biradar, C., Czarnecki, C., Alabi, T., & Keller, M. (n.d.). A Simple Algorithm for Large-Scale Mapping of Evergreen Forests in Tropical America, Africa and Asia. Remote Sensing, 1(3), 355-374. doi:10.3390/rs1030355

Palace, M., Sullivan, F. B., Ducey, M., & Herrick, C. (n.d.). Estimating Tropical Forest Structure Using a Terrestrial Lidar. PLOS ONE, 11(4), e0154115. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154115

Palace, M., Herrick, C., DelGreco, J., Finnell, D., Garnello, A., McCalley, C., . . . Varner, R. (n.d.). Determining Subarctic Peatland Vegetation Using an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). Remote Sensing, 10(9), 1498. doi:10.3390/rs10091498

Frolking, S., Hagen, S., Braswell, B., Milliman, T., Herrick, C., Peterson, S., . . . Palace, M. (n.d.). Evaluating multiple causes of persistent low microwave backscatter from Amazon forests after the 2005 drought. PLOS ONE, 12(9), e0183308. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183308

Jacobs, J. M., Hunsaker, A. G., Sullivan, F. B., Palace, M., Burakowski, E. A., Herrick, C., & Cho, E. (n.d.). Shallow snow depth mapping with unmanned aerial systems lidar observations: A case study in Durham, New Hampshire, United States. doi:10.5194/tc-2020-37

Most Cited Publications