Ph.D., Geology, 1973, University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Geology, 1965, University of Texas at Austin
B.S., Geology, 1963, San Diego State College
Sedimentology of Mesozoic and Cenozoic rocks, southwestern U.S. and northwestern Mexico
Correlation of tectonically displaced terranes
Impact of humankind upon the earth
Ancient soils and climates
Carbonate depositional environments and hydrology
Abbott, P.L., Borron, S.E. and Washburn, J.L., 2003, Sturzstrom deposit caprocks: In, Murbach, M.L. and Hart, M.W. (eds.) Geology of the Elsinore Fault Zone, San Diego Region: San Diego Assoc. Geologists / South Coast Geological Society, v. 31, p. 77-84.
Abbott, P.L., Kerr, D.R., Borron, S.E., Washburn, J.L. and Rightmer, D.A., 2002, Neogeneb sturzstrom deposits, Split Mountain area, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California: In, Evans, S.G. and DeGraff, J.V. (eds.), Catastrophic Landslides: Effects, Occurrence, and Mechanisms: Geological Society of America, Reviews in Engineering Geology, v. XV, p. 379-400
Axen, G.J., Grove, M., Stockli, D., Lovera, O.M., Rothstein, D.A., Fletcher, J.M., Farley, K. and Abbott, P.L., 2000, Thermal evolution of Monte Blanco dome: Low-angle normal faulting during Gulf of California rifting and late Eocene denudation of the eastern Peninsular Ranges: Tectonics, v. 19, p. 197-212.
Abbott, P.L. and Carrasco, A.P., 1999, Rainfall patterns in San Diego: In, Cranham, G.T. (ed.) Water for Southern California: San Diego Assoc. Geologists guidebook, p. 81-86
Lovera, O.M., Grove, M., Kimbrough, D.L. and Abbott, P.L., 1999, A method for evaluatingbasement exhumation histories from closure-age distributions of detrital minerals: Jour. Geophysical Research, v. 104, p. 29,419-29,438.
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