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Ben Abbott

Assistant Professor
Plant & Wildlife Sciences, Plant and Wildlife Sciences Faculty

5113 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

B.S. in 2009 from Utah State University in Watershed Science.
Ph.D. in 2014 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Ecosystem Ecology.
2014-2016 Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in Rennes, France in agricultural Ecohydrology
2016-2017 Postdoctoral researcher at Michigan State University in Arctic Ecohydrology

Research Interests

The response of carbon and nutrient cycles to disturbance (permafrost degradation, agriculture, urbanization, and climate change).

Teaching Interests

Ecohydrology, ecosystem ecology, science writing, aquatic biogeochemistry, environmental and economic sustainability, expert assessment.

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Member, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (2018 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Society for Freshwater Sciences (2018 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Biogeochemistry (Journal) (2017 - Present)
  • Conference-Related Role, American Geophysical Union (2018 - 2018)
  • Conference-Related Role, Water Quality in the West (2018 - 2018)
  • Board Member, European Conference on Permafrost (2017 - 2018)
  • Conference-Related Role, American Geophysical Union (2017 - 2017)

Courses Taught

Publications

Pia Ebeling Rémi Dupas Benjamin Walter Abbott Rohini Kumar Sophie Ehrhardt Jan H. Fleckenstein Andreas Musolff S. Gu A. Casquin R. Dupas Benjamin Walter Abbott P. Petitjean P. Durand G. Gruau Ethan Wologo Sarah Shakil Scott Zolkos Sadie Textor Stephanie Ewing Jane Klassen Robert G. M. Spencer David C. Podgorski Suzanne E. Tank Michelle A. Baker Jonathan A. O'Donnell Kimberly P. Wickland Sydney S. W. Foks Jay P. Zarnetske Joseph Lee‐Cullin Futing Liu Yuanhe Yang Pirkko Kortelainen Jaana Kolehmainen Joshua F. Dean Jorien E. Vonk Robert M. Holmes Gilles Pinay Michaela M. Powell Jansen Howe Rebecca J. Frei Samuel P. Bratsman Benjamin Walter Abbott Zak R. Webber Kei G. I. Webber Tommy Rock Isaac St. Clair Carson Thompson Sarah Groenwald Zachary Thomas Aanderud Gregory T Carling Rebecca J. Frei Benjamin Walter Abbott FAO Erin Fleming Jones Rebecca J. Frei Raymond M. Lee Jordan D. Maxwell Rhetta Shoemaker Andrew P. Follett Gabriella M. Lawson Madeleine Malmfeldt Rachel Watts Zachary Thomas Aanderud Carter Allred Allison Tuttle Asay Madeline Buhman Hunter Burbidge Amber Call Trevor Crandall Isabella Errigo Natasha A. Griffin Neil C. Hansen Jansen C. Howe Emily L. Meadows Elizabeth Kujanpaa Leslie Lange Monterey L. Nelson Adam J. Norris Elysse Ostlund Nicholas J. Suiter Kaylee Tanner Joseph Tolworthy Maria Camila Vargas Benjamin Walter Abbott Guibiao Yang Yunfeng Peng Benjamin Walter Abbott Christina Biasi Bin Wei Dianye Zhang Jun Wang Jianchun Yu Fei Li Guanqin Wang Dan Kou Futing Liu Yuanhe Yang Benjamin Walter Abbott Isabella M. Errigo Andrew Follett Gabriella Lawson Mary Murdock Meyer Haley Moon Kevin Shurtleff Joshua J. LeMonte Mary Proteau Kristina Davis Kaye Nelson Samuel R. Rushforth Scott Abbott Weihong Wang Camille Vautier Tamara Kolbe Tristan Babey Jean Marçais Benjamin Walter Abbott Anniet M. Laverman Zahra Thomas Luc Aquilina Gilles Pinay Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Tanguang Gao Yulan Zhang Shichang Kang Benjamin Walter Abbott Xiaoming Wang Tingjun Zhang Shuhua Yi Orjan Gustafsson Benjamin Walter Abbott Adrian V. Rocha Arial Shogren Jay P. Zarnetske Frances Iannucci William B. Bowden Samuel P. Bratsman Leika Patch Rachel Watts Randy Fulweber Rebecca J. Frei Amanda M. Huebner Sarah M. Ludwig Gregory T Carling Jonathan A. O’Donnell Arial J. Shogren Jay P. Zarnetske Benjamin Walter Abbott Frances Iannucci Alexander Medvedeff Sam Cairns Megan J. Duda William B. Bowden Sayedeh Sara Sayedi Benjamin Walter Abbott Brett F. Thornton Jennifer M. Frederick Jorien E. Vonk Paul Overduin Christina Schädel Edward A. G. Schuur Annie Bourbonnais Nikita Demidov Anatoly Gavrilov Shengping He Gustaf Hugelius Martin Jakobsson Miriam C. Jones DongJoo Joung Gleb Kraev Robie W. Macdonald A. David McGuire Cuicui Mu Matt O'Regan Kathryn M. Schreiner Christian Stranne Elena Pizhankova Alexander Vasiliev Sebastian Westermann Jay P. Zarnetske Tingjun Zhang Mehran Ghandehari Sarah Baeumler Brian C. Brown Rebecca J. Frei Cuicui Mu Benjamin Walter Abbott Adam J. Norris Mei Mu Chenyan Fan Xu Chen Lin Jia Ruimin Yang Tingjun Zhang Kang Wang Xiaoqing Peng Qingbai Wu Georg Guggenberger Xiaodong Wu Cristian Estop‐Aragonés David Olefeldt Benjamin Walter Abbott Jeffrey P. Chanton Claudia I. Czimczik Joshua F. Dean Jocelyn E. Egan Laure Gandois Mark H. Garnett Iain P. Hartley Alison Hoyt Massimo Lupascu Susan M. Natali Jonathan A. O'Donnell Peter A. Raymond Andrew J. Tanentzap Suzanne E. Tank Edward A. G. Schuur Merritt Turetsky Katey Walter Anthony Isabella M. Errigo Benjamin Walter Abbott Daniel L. Mendoza Logan Mitchell Sayedeh Sara Sayedi Jeffrey Glenn Kerry E. Kelly John D Beard Samuel Bratsman Thom Carter Robert A Chaney Andrew Follett Andrew Freeman Rebecca J. Frei Mitchell Greenhalgh Heather A. Holmes Peter D. Howe James D Johnston Leslie Lange Randal Martin Audrey Stacey Trang Tran Derrek Wilson Heather Kropp Michael M. Loranty Susan M. Natali Alexander L. Kholodov Adrian V. Rocha Isla H. Myers-Smith Benjamin Walter Abbott Jakob Abermann Elena Blanc-Betes Daan Blok Gesche Blume-Werry Julia Boike Amy L. Breen Sean M. P. Cahoon Casper T. Christiansen Thomas A. Douglas Howard E. Epstein Gerald V. Frost Mathias Goeckede Toke T. Høye Steven Douglas Mamet Jonathan A. O'Donnell David Olefeldt Gareth K. Phoenix Verity G. Salmon Anna Britta Kristina Sannel Sharon L. Smith Oliver Sonnentag Lydia Vaughn Mathew Williams Bo Elberling Laura Gough Jan Hjort Peter M. Lafleur Eugenie S. Euskirchen Monique Heijmans Elyn R. Humphreys Hiroki Iwata Benjamin M. Jones Torre Jorgenson Inge Grünberg Yongwon Kim James Laundre Marguerite Mauritz Anders Michelsen Gabriela Schaepman-Strub Ken D. Tape Masahito Ueyama Bang-Yong Lee Kirsty Langley Magnus Lund Suzanne E. Tank Jorien E. Vonk Michelle A. Walvoord James W. McClelland Isabelle Laurion Benjamin Walter Abbott Benjamin Walter Abbott John M Chaston Jonas Bush Chantel D Sloan Brian Douglas Poole Mitchell Greenhalgh S. Isaac St. Clair Haley Moon Jacob E Gudmundsen Sarah Gottfredson Isabella M. Errigo Skyler Lemmon Carolina Voigt Maija E. Marushchak Benjamin Walter Abbott Christina Biasi Bo Elberling Steven D. Siciliano Oliver Sonnentag Katherine J. Stewart Yuanhe Yang Pertti J. Martikainen Benjamin Walter Abbott Mitchell Greenhalgh S Isaac St Clair Jonas Bush Arial J. Shogren Jay P. Zarnetske Benjamin Walter Abbott Frances Iannucci William Breck Bowden Lou Barbe Cendrine Mony Benjamin Walter Abbott Merritt R. Turetsky Benjamin Walter Abbott Miriam C. Jones Katey Walter Anthony David Olefeldt Edward A. G. Schuur Guido Grosse Peter Kuhry Gustaf Hugelius Charles Koven David M. Lawrence Carolyn Gibson A. Britta K. Sannel A. David McGuire Isabella M Errigo Benjamin Walter Abbott Daniel L Mendoza Robert A Chaney Andrew Freeman Jeffrey Donald Glenn Peter D Howe Thom Carter Randal Martin Logan Mitchell James D Johnston Heather Holmes Trang Tran Rebecca J Frei Andrew Follett Samuel Bratsman Leslie Lange Derrek Wilson Audrey Stacey Sayedeh Sara Sayedi L. Barbe A. Prinzing C. Mony Benjamin W. Abbott M. Santonja K. Hoeffner S. Guillocheau D. Cluzeau A.-J. Francez N. Le Bris V. Jung Cuicui Mu Paul. F. Schuster Benjamin Walter Abbott Shichang Kang Junming Guo Shiwei Sun Qingbai Wu Tingjun Zhang Fei Li Yunfeng Peng Leiyi Chen Guibiao Yang Benjamin Walter Abbott Dianye Zhang Kai Fang Guanqin Wang Jun Wang Jianchun Yu Li Liu Qiwen Zhang Kelong Chen Anwar Mohammat Yuanhe Yang Olivier Bochet Lorine Bethencourt Alexis Dufresne Julien Farasin Mathieu Pédrot Thierry Labasque Eliot Chatton Nicolas Lavenant Christophe Petton Benjamin Walter Abbott Luc Aquilina Tanguy Le Borgne Rebecca J. Frei Benjamin Walter Abbott Remi Dupas Sen Gu Gerard Gruau Zahra Thomas Tamara Kolbe Luc Aquilina Thierry Labasque Anniet Laverman Ophelie Fovet Florentina Moatar Gilles Pinay Futing Liu Dan Kou Benjamin W. Abbott Chao Mao Yongliang Chen Leiyi Chen Yuanhe Yang Benjamin W. Abbott Jani Radebaugh Jamie L. Jensen Susan M. Natali Jennifer D. Watts Brendan M. Rogers Stefano Potter Sarah M. Ludwig Anne-Katrin Selbmann Patrick F. Sullivan Benjamin Walter Abbott Kyle A. Arndt Leah Birch Mats P. Björkman A. Anthony Bloom Gerardo Celis Torben R. Christensen Casper T. Christiansen Roisin Commane Elisabeth J. Cooper Patrick Crill Claudia Czimczik Sergey Davydov Jinyang Du Jocelyn E. Egan Bo Elberling Eugenie S. Euskirchen Thomas Friborg Hélène Genet Mathias Göckede Jordan P. Goodrich Paul Grogan Manuel Helbig Elchin E. Jafarov Julie D. Jastrow Aram A. M. Kalhori Yongwon Kim John S. Kimball Lars Kutzbach Mark J. Lara Klaus S. Larsen Bang-Yong Lee Zhihua Liu Michael M. Loranty Magnus Lund Massimo Lupascu Nima Madani Avni Malhotra Roser Matamala Jack McFarland A. David McGuire Anders Michelsen Christina Minions Walter C. Oechel David Olefeldt Frans-Jan W. Parmentier Norbert Pirk Ben Poulter William Quinton Fereidoun Rezanezhad David Risk Torsten Sachs Kevin Schaefer Niels M. Schmidt Edward A. G. Schuur Philipp R. Semenchuk Gaius Shaver Oliver Sonnentag Gregory Starr Claire C. Treat Mark P. Waldrop Yihui Wang Jeffrey Welker Christian Wille Xiaofeng Xu Zhen Zhang Qianlai Zhuang Donatella Zona Arial J. Shogren Jay P. Zarnetske Benjamin W. Abbott Frances Iannucci Rebecca J. Frei Natasha A. Griffin William B. Bowden Joanna C. Carey Benjamin Walter Abbott Adrian V. Rocha Hang Wen Julia Perdrial Susana Bernal Benjamin Walter Abbott Rémi Dupas Sarah E. Godsey Adrian Harpold Donna Rizzo Kristen Underwood Thomas Adler Rebecca Hale Gary Sterle Li Li Benjamin W. Abbott Kevin Bishop Jay P. Zarnetske David M. Hannah Rebecca J. Frei Camille Minaudo F.S. Chapin Stefan Krause Lafe Conner David Ellison Sarah E. Godsey Stephen Plont Jean Marçais Tamara Kolbe Amanda Huebner Tyler Hampton Sen Gu Madeline Buhman Sayedeh Sara Sayedi Ovidiu Ursache Melissa Chapin Kathryn D. Henderson Gilles Pinay Benjamin W. Abbott Kevin Bishop Jay P. Zarnetske Camille Minaudo F. S. Chapin Stefan Krause David M. Hannah Lafe Conner David Ellison Sarah E. Godsey Stephen Plont Jean Marçais Tamara Kolbe Amanda Huebner Rebecca J. Frei Tyler Hampton Sen Gu Madeline Buhman Sayedeh Sara Sayedi Ovidiu Ursache Melissa Chapin Kathryn D. Henderson Gilles Pinay Merritt R. Turetsky Benjamin W. Abbott Miriam C. Jones Katey Walter Anthony David Olefeldt Edward A. G. Schuur Charles Koven A. David McGuire Guido Grosse Peter Kuhry Gustaf Hugelius David M. Lawrence Carolyn Gibson A. Britta K. Sannel Rémi Dupas Camille Minaudo Benjamin W. Abbott Rémi Dupas Benjamin W. Abbott Camille Minaudo Ophélie Fovet Zahra Thomas Pauline Rousseau-Gueutin Benjamin W. Abbott Tamara Kolbe Hugo Le Lay Jean Marçais François Rouault Christophe Petton Pascal Pichelin Geneviève Le Hennaff Hervé Squividant Thierry Labasque Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Luc Aquilina Jacques Baudry Gilles Pinay Tamara Kolbe Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Benjamin W. Abbott Luc Aquilina Tristan Babey Christopher T. Green Jan H. Fleckenstein Thierry Labasque Anniet M. Laverman Jean Marçais Stefan Peiffer Zahra Thomas Gilles Pinay Jay P. Zarnetske Martin Bouda Benjamin W. Abbott James Saiers Peter A. Raymond Futing Liu Leiyi Chen Benjamin Walter Abbott Yunping Xu Guibiao Yang Dan Kou Shuqi Qin Jens Strauss Yinghui Wang Beibei Zhang Yuanhe Yang Michael M. Loranty Benjamin W. Abbott Daan Blok Thomas A. Douglas Howard E. Epstein Bruce C. Forbes Benjamin M. Jones Alexander L. Kholodov Heather Kropp Avni Malhotra Steven D. Mamet Isla H. Myers-Smith Susan M. Natali Jonathan A. O'Donnell Gareth K. Phoenix Adrian V. Rocha Oliver Sonnentag Ken D. Tape Donald A. Walker Zahra Thomas Benjamin W. Abbott Matz Larsson Benjamin W. Abbott Gilles Pinay Susana Bernal Benjamin W. Abbott Anna Lupon Eugenia Marti Francesc Sabater Stefan Krause Jean Marçais Alexandre Gauvain Thierry Labasque Benjamin W. Abbott Gilles Pinay Luc Aquilina François Chabaux Daniel Viville Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Edward T. Malone Benjamin W. Abbott Megan J. Klaar Chris Kidd Mathieu Sebilo Alexander M. Milner Gilles Pinay Benjamin W. Abbott Gérard Gruau Jay P. Zarnetske Florentina Moatar Lou Barbe Zahra Thomas Ophélie Fovet Tamara Kolbe Sen Gu Anne-Catherine Pierson-Wickmann Philippe Davy Gilles Pinay Adrian D. Meehan Benjamin W. Abbott Matz Larsson Benjamin W. Abbott Florentina Moatar Olivier Gauthier Ophélie Fovet Virginie Antoine Olivier Ragueneau C. C. Mu Benjamin Walter Abbott Q. Zhao H. Su S. F. Wang Q. B. Wu T. J. Zhang X. D. Wu C. C. Mu Benjamin Walter Abbott X. D. Wu Q. Zhao H. J. Wang H. Su S. F. Wang T. G. Gao H. Guo X. Q. Peng T. J. Zhang Benjamin Walter Abbott Gilles Pinay Tim P. Burt F. Moatar Benjamin Walter Abbott C. Minaudo F. Curie G. Pinay Zahra Thomas Pauline Rousseau-Gueutin Tamara Kolbe Benjamin Walter Abbott Jean Marçais Stefan Peiffer Sven Frei Kevin Bishop Pascal Pichelin Gilles Pinay Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Tamara Kolbe Jean Marçais Zahra Thomas Benjamin Walter Abbott Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Pauline Rousseau-Gueutin Luc Aquilina Thierry Labasque Gilles Pinay Benjamin Walter Abbott Jeremy B. Jones Edward A. G. Schuur III, F. Stuart Chapin William B. Bowden M. Syndonia Bret-Harte Howard E. Epstein Michael D. Flannigan Tamara K. Harms Teresa N. Hollingsworth Michelle C. Mack A. David McGuire Susan M. Natali Adrian V. Rocha Suzanne E. Tank Merritt R. Turetsky Jorien E. Vonk Kimberly P. Wickland George R. Aiken Heather D. Alexander Rainer M. W. Amon Brian W. Benscoter Yves Bergeron Kevin Bishop Olivier Blarquez Ben Bond-Lamberty Amy L. Breen Ishi Buffam Yihua Cai Christopher Carcaillet Sean K. Carey Jing M. Chen Han Y. H. Chen Torben R. Christensen Lee W. Cooper J. Hans C. Cornelissen William J. de Groot Thomas H. DeLuca Ellen Dorrepaal Ned Fetcher Jacques C. Finlay Bruce C. Forbes Nancy H. F. French Sylvie Gauthier Martin P. Girardin Scott J. Goetz Johann G. Goldammer Laura Gough Paul Grogan Laodong Guo Philip E. Higuera Larry Hinzman Feng Sheng Hu Gustaf Hugelius Elchin E. Jafarov Randi Jandt Jill F. Johnstone Jan Karlsson Eric S. Kasischke Gerhard Kattner Ryan Kelly Frida Keuper George W. Kling Pirkko Kortelainen Jari Kouki Peter Kuhry Hjalmar Laudon Isabelle Laurion Robie W. Macdonald Paul J. Mann Pertti J. Martikainen James W. McClelland Ulf Molau Steven F. Oberbauer David Olefeldt David Paré Marc-André Parisien Serge Payette Changhui Peng Oleg S. Pokrovsky Edward B. Rastetter Peter A. Raymond Martha K. Raynolds Guillermo Rein James F. Reynolds Martin Robard Brendan M. Rogers Christina Schädel Kevin Schaefer Inger K. Schmidt Anatoly Shvidenko Jasper Sky Robert G. M. Spencer Gregory Starr Robert G. Striegl Roman Teisserenc Lars J. Tranvik Tarmo Virtanen Jeffrey M. Welker Sergei Zimov Benjamin Walter Abbott Viktor Baranov Clara Mendoza-Lera Myrto Nikolakopoulou Astrid Harjung Tamara Kolbe Mukundh N. Balasubramanian Timothy N. Vaessen Francesco Ciocca Audrey Campeau Marcus B. Wallin Paul Romeijn Marta Antonelli José Gonçalves Thibault Datry Anniet M. Laverman Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy David M. Hannah Stefan Krause Carolyn Oldham Gilles Pinay Zahra Thomas Benjamin Walter Abbott O. Troccaz J. Baudry G. Pinay J. E. Vonk S. E. Tank P. J. Mann R. G. M. Spencer C. C. Treat R. G. Striegl Benjamin Walter Abbott K. P. Wickland Benjamin Walter Abbott Jeremy B. Jones Sarah Ben Maamar Luc Aquilina Achim Quaiser Hélène Pauwels Sophie Michon-Coudouel Virginie Vergnaud-Ayraud Thierry Labasque Clément Roques Benjamin Walter Abbott Alexis Dufresne Virginie Vergnaud-Ayraud Luc Aquilina Thierry Labasque Benjamin Walter Abbott Camille Vauthier Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy Tamara Kolbe Zahra Thomas Laurent Ruiz Gilles Pinay Benjamin Walter Abbott J. B. Jones S. E. Godsey J. R. Larouche W. B. Bowden J. R. Larouche Benjamin Walter Abbott W. B. Bowden J. B. Jones Benjamin Walter Abbott Benjamin Walter Abbott Julia R. Larouche Jeremy B. Jones William B. Bowden Andrew W. Balser P. Good J. Lowe J. Ridley J. Bamber T. Payne A. Keen J. Stroeve L. Jackson M. Srokosz G. Kay A. Harper B. Kruijt E. Burke Benjamin Walter Abbott F. O’Connor T. Minshull C. Turley P. Williamson Tamara K. Harms Benjamin Walter Abbott Jeremy B. Jones E. A. G. Schuur Benjamin Walter Abbott W. B. Bowden V. Brovkin P. Camill J. G. Canadell J. P. Chanton F. S. Chapin T. R. Christensen P. Ciais B. T. Crosby C. I. Czimczik G. Grosse J. Harden D. J. Hayes G. Hugelius J. D. Jastrow J. B. Jones T. Kleinen C. D. Koven G. Krinner P. Kuhry D. M. Lawrence A. D. McGuire S. M. Natali J. A. O’Donnell C. L. Ping W. J. Riley A. Rinke V. E. Romanovsky A. B. K. Sannel C. Schädel K. Schaefer J. Sky Z. M. Subin C. Tarnocai M. R. Turetsky M. P. Waldrop K. M. Walter Anthony K. P. Wickland C. J. Wilson S. A. Zimov W. B. Bowden J. R. Larouche A. R. Pearce B. T. Crosby K. Krieger M. B. Flinn J. Kampman M. N. Gooseff S. E. Godsey J. B. Jones Benjamin Walter Abbott M. T. Jorgenson G. W. Kling M. Mack E. A. G. Schuur A. F. Baron E. B. Rastetter Edward AG Schuur Benjamin Walter Abbott Jasper Sky Mark George New Simon Donner Jonathan L. Bamber F. Stuart Chapin, III Edward A. G. Schuur Martin Beniston Benjamin Walter Abbott
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