Publications and CV


Dubois, K., J.M. Abbott, J.J. Stachowicz, and S.L. Williams. 2019. Relative performance of eelgrass genotypes shifts during extreme warming event: disentangling the roles of multiple traits. Marine Ecological Progress Series DOI:

Hudgens B., K. McEachern, J. Abbott, T. Cummings, K. Lombardo, M. Harbert, J. Duquette, and A. Armstrong. 2019. Natural resource condition assessment: Cabrillo National Monument. Natural Resource Report NPS/CABR/NRR—2019/1882. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.

McHarry, K.M., Abbott, J.M., van Hattem, M.G., and Hudgens, B.H. 2018. Efficacy of visible implant elastomer tags with photographic assist for identifying individuals in capture-mark-recapture studies using larval frogs. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 13:576–585

Abbott, J.M., K. DuBois, R.K. Grosberg, S.L. Williams, and J.J. Stachowicz. 2018. Genetic distance predicts trait differentiation at the subpopulation but not the individual level in eelgrass, Zostera marina. Ecology and Evolution 8: 7476-7489.

Christine, S., J.M. Abbott, R. Ambo-Rappe, N. Asriani, S.O. Hameed, B.M. Jellison, H.A. Lestari, S.R. Limbong, M. Mandasari, G. Ng, E.V. Satterthwaite, S. Syahid, D. Trockel, W. Umar, and S.L. Williams. 2018. Marine Debris on Small Islands: Insights from an Educational Outreach Program in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00035

Williams, S.L., J.M. Abbott, L. Reynolds, and J.J. Stachowicz. 2018. Marine Macrophyte Detritus and Degradation: the Role of Intraspecific Genetic Variation. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-017-0360-9

Abbott, J.M., R.K. Grosberg, S.L. Williams, and J.J. Stachowicz. 2017. Multiple dimensions of intraspecific diversity affect biomass of eelgrass and its associated community. Ecology 98: 3152-3164. doi:10.1002/ecy.2037

Williams, S.L., R. Ambo-Rappe, C. Sur, J.M. Abbott, and S.R. Limbong. 2017. Species richness accelerates marine ecosystem restoration in the Coral Triangle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114: 20170796 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1707962114

Ettinger, C.L, S.L. Williams, J.M. Abbott, J.J. Stachowicz, and J.A. Eisen. 2017. Microbiome Succession during Ammonification in Eelgrass Bed Sediments May Be Driven by Sulfur Cycling. PeerJ 5:e3674 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3674

Abbott, J.M., and J.J. Stachowicz. 2016. The relative importance of functional vs. genetic differentiation for the outcome of interactions among plant genotypes. Ecology 97: 84-94

Reynolds, L.K., K. DuBois, J.M. Abbott, S.L. Williams, and J.J. Stachowicz. 2016. Response of a habitat-forming marine plant to a simulated warming event is delayed, genotype specific, and varies with phenology. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0154532.

Niles, M.T., J.M. Abbott, J. Balachowski, S. Chen, and C.J. Cortez. A Framework to Assess Behavior on Emerging Environmental and Human Health Issues: A Case Study of Fragranced Personal Care Products. In Review at PLoS One.

Williams, S.L., J.M. Abbott, H. Grace, and R. Ambo-Rappe. 2014. Juvinile batfish hidden in seagrass. Coral Reefs 33(4): 909

Williams, S.L., N. Janetski, J.M. Abbott, S. Blankenhorn, B. Cheng, R.E. Crafton, S.O. Hameed, S. Rapi, and D. Trockel. 2014. Ornamental marine species culture in the coral triangle: seahorse demonstration project in the Spermonde Islands, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Environmental Management 54 (6): 1342-1355.

Tomas, F., J.M. Abbott, C. Steinberg, M. Balk, S.L. Williams, and J.J. Stachowicz. 2011. Plant genotype and nitrogen loading influence seagrass productivity, biochemistry, and plantherbivore interactions. Ecology 92(9): 1807-1817.

For more information about my background and achievements please see my CV.

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