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Elected Publications and Presentations: Brian Schumacher

Selected Publications and Presentations
Brian Schumacher

 

EPA Publications Technical Reports
Books and Monographs Abstracts
Refereed Journals
Conference Proceedings and Special Publications

EPA Publications

Schumacher, B.A., Temporal Variation of VOCs in Soils from Groundwater to the Surface/Subslab - APM 349 (PDF) [143 pp, 8.6MB] EPA/600/R-10/118, October, 2010.

Schumacher, B.A., Vertical distribution of VOCs in Soils from Groundwater to the Surface/Subslab (PDF) [326 pp, 18MB] EPA/600/R-09/073, August, 2009.

Schumacher, B.A., Final Project Report for Investigation of the Influence of Temporal Variation on Active Soil Gas/Vapor Sampling (PDF) [92 pp, 3.31MB], EPA/600/R-07/141, December, 2007.

Schumacher, B.A., C.C. Ainsworth, V.I. Cullinan, E.A. Crecelius, K.B. Wagnon, and L.A. Niewolny. Sample Holding Time Reevaluation (PDF). [329 pp, 2.1MB] EPA/600/R-05/124, October 2005.


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Book Chapters and Monographs

Schumacher, B.A., van Ee, J.J. and Englund, E.J. 2000. Soil Sampling for Characterizing Hazardous Waste Sites,  In Meyers, R. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, J. Wiley & Sons, Inc., NY, NY.  (in print)

Schumacher, B.A., van Ee, J.J. and Englund, E.J. 1998. Soil Sampling at Hazardous Waste Sites, In Meyers, R. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Analysis and Remediation, J. Wiley & Sons, Inc., NY, NY. pp. 4498-4517.

Schumacher, B.A., Shines, K.C., Burton, J.V. and Papp, M.L. 1991. A Comparison of Soil Sample Homogenization Techniques. In Simmons, M.S. (ed.), Hazardous Waste Measurements. Lewis Publishers, Inc. Boca Raton, FL. pp. 53-68.

Schumacher, B.A. 1985. The Influence of Weathering on Mineralogy of Different Soil Orders Developing Over Different Geologies. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Dissertation No. 99-7 D176.

Schumacher, B.A. 1982. The Effect of Parent Material on Continuity of the Tifton Soil Series Over Coastal Plain Terraces. M.S. thesis. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. Thesis No. 41-7 T127.

 

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Refereed Journals

Schumacher, B.A., K.E. Snyder, M.M. Minnich, and K. Al-Khafaji. 2000. Movement of Trichloroethylene in Caliche. Geoderma. (Submitted)

Schumacher, B.A., and M.M. Minnich. 2000. Extreme Short-Range Variability in VOC-Contaminated Soils. Environ. Sci. Technology. (Accepted)

Schumacher, B.A. and Ward, S.E. 1997. Quantitation Reference Compounds and VOC Recoveries from Soils By Purge-and-Trap GC/MS. Environ. Sci. Technol. 31:2287-2291.

Minnich, M.M., Schumacher, B.A. and Zimmerman, J.H. 1997. Comparison of Soil VOCs Measured by Soil Gas, Heated Headspace, and Methanol Extraction Techniques. J. Soil Contam. 6(2):187-203.

Minnich, M.M., Zimmerman, J.H. and Schumacher, B.A. 1997. Long-Term Study of Volatile Organic Compound Recovery from Ampulated, Dry, Fortified Soils.  J. Environ. Quality. 26:108-114.

Minnich, M.M., Zimmerman, J.H. and Schumacher, B.A. 1996. Extraction Methods for Recovery of Volatile Organic Compounds from Fortified, Dry Soils. JOAC Int. 79:1198-1204.

Schumacher, B.A., Shines, K.C., Burton, J.V. and Papp, M.L. 1990. Comparison of Three Methods for Soil Homogenization. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 54:1187-1190.

Kennedy, C.W., W.C. Smith, Jr., and B.A. Schumacher. 1990. Computer Programs for Recording and Analyzing Cotton Fruit Location Maps. J. Agron. Education. 19:167-171.

Schumacher, B.A., G.C. Lewis, B.J. Miller, and W.J. Day. 1988. Basal Mixing Zones in Loesses in Louisiana and Idaho: I. Identification and Characterization. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 52:753-758.

Miller, B.J., B.A. Schumacher, G.C. Lewis, J.A. Rehage, and B.E. Spicer. 1988. Basal Mixing Zones in Loesses in Louisiana and Idaho: II. Formation, Spatial Distribution, and Stratigraphic Implications. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 52:759-764.

Autin, W.J., A.T. Davidson, B.J. Miller, W.J. Day, and B.A. Schumacher. 1988. Exposure of Late Pleistocene Mississippi River Meander-Belt Facies at Mount Pleasant, Louisiana. Trans. Gulf Coast Assoc. of Geol. Soc. 18:375-383.

Schumacher, B.A., and H.F. Perkins. 1987. Soil Genesis in a Developmental Sequence Formed in Sillimanite Mica Schist Residuum. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51:1238-1242.

Schumacher, B.A., B.J. Miller, and W.J. Day. 1987. A Chronotoposequence of Soils Developed in Loess in Central Louisiana. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51:1005-1010.

McQuaid, B.F., B.A. Schumacher, and B.J. Miller. 1987. The Solodic Subgroup: A Proposed Amendment to Soil Taxonomy. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51:990-993.

 

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Conference Proceeding and Special Publications

Minnich, M.M., Zimmerman, J.H. and Schumacher, B.A. 1996. Preparation and Analysis of Dry, VOC-Fortified Soils. In Wang, W. J. Schnoor, and J. Doi (eds.). Volatile Organic Compounds in the Environment. ASTM STP 1261. Amer. Soc. Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA. pp. 156-169.

Minnich, M.M., J.H. Zimmerman, B.A. Schumacher. 1995. Preparation and Analysis of Dry, VOC-Fortified Soils. Proc. Symp. on VOCs in the Environment. Montreal, Quebec. April 11-13, 1994.

 

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Technical Reports

Schumacher, B. A., Temporal Variation of VOCs in Soils from Groundwater to the Surface/Subslab - APM 349 (PDF) [143 pp, 8.6MB] EPA/600/R-10/118; Published October, 2010.

Schumacher, B. A., J. H. Zimmerman, J. Elliot, D. Springer, B. Hartman, and G. Swanson; Development of An Active Soil Gas Sampling Method (PDF) [178 pp, 11MB] EPA/600/R-07/076; Published July 30, 2007.

Akland, G., and B.A. Schumacher. 1998. Pesticide Exposure and Health Effects in Young Children, Part I: Pesticide Data. EPA/600/R-99/008. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV.

Schumacher, B.A., Neary, A.J., Palmer, C.J., Maynard, D.G., Pastorek, L., Morrison, I.K. and Marsh, M. 1995.  Laboratory Methods for Soil and Foliar Analysis in Long-Term Environmental Monitoring Programs. EPA/600/R-95/077. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV.

Schumacher, B.A. 1993. Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments (ARCS) Program - Quality Assurance Project Plan. EPA/600/R-93/242. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV.

Schumacher, B.A. 1991. Formation of Soils. In USDA-SCS. Soil Survey Report of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

Schumacher, B.A. 1991. Formation of Soils. In USDA-SCS. Soil Survey Report of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

Schumacher, B.A., and B. L. Conkling. 1991. User's guide to the quality assurance/quality control evaluation scale of historical datasets. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Blume, L.J., Schumacher, B.A., Shaffer, P.W., Cappo, K.A., Papp, M.L., Van Remortel, R.D., Coffey, D.S., Johnson, M.G. and Chaloud, D.J. 1990. Handbook of Methods for Acid Deposition Studies: Laboratory Analyses for Soil Chemistry. EPA/600/4-90/023. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV.

Byers, G.E., R.D. Van Remortel, M.J. Miah, J.E. Teberg, M.L. Papp, B.A. Schumacher, B.L. Conkling, D.L. Cassell, and P.W. Shaffer. 1990. Direct/Delayed Response Project: Quality Assurance Report for Physical and Chemical Analyses of Soils from the Mid-Appalachian Region of the United States. EPA/600/4-90/001. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Papp, M.L., R.D. Van Remortel, C.J. Palmer, G.E. Byers, B.A. Schumacher, R.L. Slagle, J.E. Teberg, and M.J. Miah. 1989. Direct/Delayed Response Project: Quality Assurance Plan for Preparation and Analysis of Soils from the Mid-Appalachian Region of the United States. EPA/600/4-89/031. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Amacher, M.C., W.J. Day, B.A. Schumacher, P.M. Walthall, and B.J. Miller. 1989. A Guide to the Classification of Soils of Louisiana. Louisiana Agric. Expt. Sta. Bull. No. 803. 31 pp.

Schumacher, B.A., W.J. Day, M.C. Amacher, and B.J. Miller. 1988. Soils of the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain in Louisiana. Louisiana Agric. Expt. Sta. Bull. No. 796. 275 pp.

Miller, B.J., W.J. Day, and B.A. Schumacher. 1986. Loesses and Loess-Derived Soils in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Guidebook for the Soils-Geomorphology Tour (28-30 Nov. 1986). Preliminary to American Society of Agronomy Meetings, New Orleans, LA. Dep. of Agronomy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

 

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Abstracts

Hu, Y.A., E.D. Pellizari, J.H. Raymer, G.A. Akland, J. Beach, J. Keever, D. Borts, D.B. Barr, L. Needham, B. Schumacher, and L. Melnyk. 2000. Collecting Urine Samples from Young Children for Pesticide Studies. International Soc. Exposure Anal. 2000 Annual Meetings. Monterey, CA.

Akland, G.A., J.H. Raymer, Y. Hu, E.D. Pellizzari, D.A. Whitaker, J. Beach, B. Schumacher, and E. Cohen-Hubal. 2000. Evaluation of Whole Body Dosimeters for Measuring Dermal Exposures of Small Children. International Soc. Exposure Anal. 2000 Annual Meetings. Monterey, CA.

Schumacher, B.A. 1998. Lead Distribution and Abatement in Romania. Environ. Inform. Assoc. 15th Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV. (Invited)

Schumacher, B.A. 1998. Spatial Variability of VOCs in Soil. U.S. EPA Technical Support Project Meeting. San Antonio, TX. (Invited)

Minnich, M.M., and B.A. Schumacher. 1998. Comparison of Soil VOCs Measured by Soil Gas, Heated Headspace, and Methanol Extraction Techniques. 13th Annual Waste Testing & Quality Control Symposium. Arlington, VA.

Schumacher, B.A., R.D. van Remortel, and S.E. Franson. 1996. Use of Hair Spray for Temporary Stabilization of Soil Clods Collected for Bulk Density Determinations.  88th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Agron. Abstr.

Minnich, M.M., J.H. Zimmerman, and B.A. Schumacher. 1995. Soil Moisture Variability as an Indicator of Soil VOC Variability. 4th International Symp. On Field Screening Methods for Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Chemicals. Las Vegas, NV.

Minnich, M.M., J.H. Zimmerman, and B.A. Schumacher. 1994. Use of VOC-Fortified Dry Soils for Evaluation of Analytical Methods. Intern. Symp. on VOCs in the Environment Abstracts. Montreal, Quebec. April 11-13, 1994.

Minnich, M.M., J.H. Zimmerman, and B.A. Schumacher. 1994. Extraction Methods for Recovery of Volatile Organic Compounds from Fortified, Dry Soils. 86th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Agron. Abstr.

Schumacher, B.A., K.C. Shines, J.V. Burton, and M.L. Papp. 1990. A Comparison of Soil Sample Homogenization Techniques. 39th Annual Denver X-ray Conference, Steamboat Springs, CO. (Invited)

Schumacher, B.A., M.G. Johnson, G.D. Silva, and R.L. Slagle. 1990. Semi-Quantitative Mineralogy on Soils Affected by Acidic Deposition. 39th Annual Denver X-ray Conference, Steamboat Springs, CO. (Invited)

Schumacher, B.A., and P.W. Shaffer. 1990. C:N and C:S Ratios of Forested Soils in the Eastern United States. 82nd Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., San Antonio, TX. Agron. Abstr.

Miah, M.J., G.E. Byers, R.D. Van Remortel, M.L. Papp, and B.A. Schumacher. 1990. Estimation of Detection Limits by Using a Linear Calibration Curve. 82nd Annual Meeting, Am. Soc. Agron., San Antonio, TX. Agron. Abstr.

Schumacher, B.A., M.G. Johnson, G.D. Silva, and R.L. Slagle. 1989. Computer-Assisted Mineral Quantification. 9th International Clay Conference, Strasbourg, France.

Johnson, M.G., and B.A. Schumacher. 1989. Regional Estimates of Chemical Weathering Rates. 9th International Clay Conference, Strasbourg, France.

Slagle, R.L., L.J. Blume, B.A. Schumacher, M.L. Papp, W.H. Cole, and S.W. Baxter. 1989. A Laboratory Data Entry and Verification System as a Quality Assurance Tool Applied to a Regional Soil Characterization. Conference on Environmetrics, Cairo, Egypt.

Schumacher, B.A., K.C. Shines, J.V. Burton, and M.L. Papp. 1988. A Comparison of Soil Sample Homogenization Techniques. 80th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Anaheim, CA. Agron. Abstr.

Burton, J.V., B.A. Schumacher, W.J. Day. 1988. An Evaluation of the Use of Ion Exchange Resin for K-Saturation of Montmorillonite. 80th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Anaheim, CA. Agron. Abstr.

Johnson, M.G., B.A. Schumacher, G.R. Holdren, and J.E. Baham. 1988. Mineralogical Characteristics of Northeastern Forested Soils. 80th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Anaheim, CA. Agron. Abstr.

Van Remortel, R.D., B.A. Schumacher, W.H. Cole, G.E. Byers, and L.J. Blume. An Assessment of Soil Chemistry Relationships Using Two Regional Soil Survey Data Bases.  80th Annual Meetings, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Anaheim. CA. Agron. Abstr.

Papp, M.L., M.J. Miah, J.E. Teberg, R.D. Van Remortel, G.E. Byers, and B.A. Schumacher. 1988. Estimating Uncertainty in Laboratory Measurements for Planning Optimization.  80th Annual Meeting, Am. Soc. Agron., Anaheim, CA. Agron. Abstr.

Miah, M.J., R.D. Van Remortel, G.E. Byers, J.E. Teberg, B.A. Schumacher, M.L. Papp, and L.J. Blume. 1988. A Design for Estimating Data Uncertainties in a Soil Survey. 80th Annual Meeting, Am. Soc. Agron., Anaheim, CA. Agron. Abstr.

Miller, B.J., B.A. Schumacher, G.C. Lewis, J.A. Rehage, and B.E. Spicer. 1987. Formation of Basal Mixing Zones Between Loesses and Their Underlying Stratigraphic Units in Louisiana and Idaho. 79th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Atlanta, GA. Agron. Abstr.

Schumacher, B.A., H.F. Perkins, and N.W. Barbour. 1986. Mineralogical Weathering in Sandstone and Cherty Limestone Derived Inceptisols and Ultisols.  78th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., New Orleans, LA. Agron. Abstr.

Smith, Jr., W.C., B.A. Schumacher, and C.W. Kennedy. 1986. BASIC Software for Mapping Cotton Plant Morphology. 78th Annual Meeting, Crop Sci. Soc. Am., New Orleans, LA. Agron Abstr.

Schumacher, B.A., and H.F. Perkins. 1985. Weathering Influences on Sand and Clay Mineralogies of Metagabbro Derived Soils. 77th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Chicago, IL. Agron Abstr.

Schumacher, B.A., and H.F. Perkins. 1985. Relative Redistribution of Minerals in Soils Due to Changes in Intensity and Time of Weathering. GA Acad. of Sci., Carrollton, GA.

Schumacher, B.A., and H.F. Perkins. 1984. Relationship of Total Elemental Composition Between Inceptisols and Ultisols Forming in Shale and Granite Residuum. 76th Annual Meeting, Soil Sci. Soc. Am., Las Vegas, NV. Agron Abstr.

Schumacher, B.A., and H.F. Perkins. 1983. Relationship of Parent Geology to Selected Properties of the Tifton Soil Series. Southern Regional Meeting of the Am. Soc. Agron., Atlanta, GA.

Schumacher, B.A. 1985. Use of Automated Soil Profile Coding Hardware and Software. Louisiana Soil Scientists Technical Workshop, Alexandria, LA.

Schumacher, B.A., and H.F. Perkins. 1983. Relationship of Parent Geology to Selected Properties of the Tifton Soil Series. Southern Regional Meeting of the Am. Soc. Agron., Atlanta, GA.

Schumacher, B.A. 1982. Clay Mineralogy and Clay Mineral Identification. Soil Conserv. Serv. Workshop, Athens, GA.

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