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April Abbott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Marine Science

Contact April Abbott, Ph.D.
843-349-6487 aabbott1@coastal.edu

Douglas Hall 214A

Office hours: by appointment


  • Ph.D., College of Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Oregon State University (Ocean Earth and Atmospheric Science)
  • M.S., University of Minnesota Duluth (Geological Sciences)
  • B.S., Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geosciences)

April Abbott's vita

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Teaching Interests

  • Marine Geology
  • Marine Chemistry
  • Geochemistry Applications
  • Isotopes
  • Paleoclimate

Research Interests

  • Trace metals and their isotopes
  • Paleoceanography/Paleoclimatology
  • Applications of SEM-EDS in earth science


April Abbott is a sea-going geochemist in the Department of Marine Science with over 250 days at sea. She completed her Ph.D. in 2016, then spent six years as an assistant professor in Sydney, Australia, before moving to CCUl in 2022. Her research focuses on the interaction between marine sediments and the overlying water column, both in terms of understanding modern ocean chemistry and implications on paleoclimate reconstructions.