Abbot, D.S. (2014), Resolved Snowball Earth Clouds, Journal of Climate, 27(12), 4391-4402, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00738.1. [PDF]

Arnold, N.P., M. Branson, M.A. Burt, D.S. Abbot, Z. Kuang, D.A. Randall, E. Tziperman (2014), The effects of explicit atmospheric convection at high CO2, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(30), 10943-10948, doi:10.1073/pnas.1407175111. [open access link]

Cowan, N.B. and D.S. Abbot (2014), Water cycling between ocean and mantle: super-Earths need not be waterworlds, Astrophysical Journal, 781, 27, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/781/1/27. [PDF]
     press: The Economist, Northwestern News, California Academy of Sciences, space.com, Astrobiology Magazine

Cathles, L.M., D.S. Abbot, and D.R. MacAyeal (2014), Intra-surface radiative transfer limits the geographic extent of snow penitentes on horizontal snow fields, Journal of Glaciology, 60, 147-154, doi:10.3189/2014JoG13J124. [PDF]

Plotkin, D.A., J. Weare, and D.S. Abbot (2014), Distinguishing meanders of the Kuroshio using machine learning, Journal of Geophysical Research, accepted. [PDF]

Yang, J. and D.S. Abbot (2014), A Low-Order Model of Water Vapor, Clouds, and Thermal Emission of Tidally Locked Terrestrial Planets, Astrophysical Journal, 784, 155, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/784/2/155. [PDF]

Yang, J., G. Boue, D.C. Fabrycky, and D.S. Abbot (2014), Strong Dependence of the Inner Edge of the Habitable Zone on Planetary Rotation Rate, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 787, L2, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/787/1/L2. [PDF]
     press: Astrobiology Magazine, astrobites, Beyond Earthly Skies

Yang, J., Y. Liu, Y. Hu, and D.S. Abbot (2014), Water Trapping on Tidally Locked Terrestrial Planets Requires Special Conditions, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 796, L22, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/796/2/L22. [PDF]
     press: astrobites, NCYT


Abbot, D.S., A. Voigt, D. Li, G. Le Hir, R.T. Pierrehumbert, M. Branson, D. Pollard, and D.D.B. Koll (2013), Robust elements of Snowball Earth atmospheric circulation and oases for life, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 6017-6027, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50540. [PDF]

Koll, D.D.B. and D.S. Abbot (2013), Why Tropical Sea Surface Temperature is Insensitive to Ocean Heat Transport Changes, Journal of Climate, 26, 6742-6749, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13- 00192.1. [PDF]

Mills, S.M. and D.S. Abbot (2013), Utility of the Weak Temperature Gradient Approximation for Earth-like Tidally Locked Exoplanets, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 774, L17, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/774/2/L17. [PDF]

Rodehacke, C.B., A. Voigt, F. Ziemen, and D.S. Abbot (2013), An open ocean region in Neoproterozoic glaciations would have to be narrow to allow equatorial ice sheets, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5503-5507, doi:10.1002/2013GL057582. [PDF]

Yang, J., N.B. Cowan, and D.S. Abbot (2013), Stabilizing Cloud Feedback Dramatically Expands the Habitable Zone of Tidally Locked Planets, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 771, L45, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/771/2/L45. [PDF] [Supplementary Material TXT].
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Abbot, D.S., N.B. Cowan, and F.J. Ciesla (2012), Indication of insensitivity of planetary weathering behavior and habitable zone to surface land fraction, Astrophysical Journal, 756, 178, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/756/2/178. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S., A. Voigt, M. Branson, R.T. Pierrehumbert, D. Pollard, G. Le Hir, and D.D.B. Koll (2012), Clouds and Snowball Earth Deglaciation, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L20711, doi:10.1029/2012GL052861. [PDF] [Supplementary Material PDF]
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     radio: EarthSky

Burton, J.C., J.M. Amundson, D.S. Abbot, A. Boghosian, L. Mac. Cathles, S. Correa-Legisos, K.N. Darnell, N. Guttenberg, D.M. Holland, and D.R. MacAyeal (2012), Laboratory investigations of iceberg-capsize dynamics, energy dissipation and tsunamigenesis, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, F01007, doi:10.1029/2011JF002055. [PDF]
     press: AGU Highlight, sciencenewsforkids, msnbc

Cowan, N.B., D.S. Abbot, and A. Voigt (2012), A false positive for ocean glint on exoplanets: the latitude-albedo effect, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 752, L3, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/752/1/L3. [PDF]
     press: phys.org, spacedaily

Cowan, N.B., A. Voigt, and D.S. Abbot (2012), Thermal phases of Earth-like planets: Estimating thermal inertia from eccentricity, obliquity, and diurnal forcing, Astrophysical Journal, 757, 80, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/757/1/80. [PDF]

Farrell, B.F. and D.S. Abbot (2012), A Mechanism for Dust-Induced Destabilization of Glacial Climates, Climate of the Past, 8, 2061-2067, doi:10.5194/cp-8-2061-2012. [open access PDF]

Leibowicz, B.D., D.S. Abbot, K.A. Emanuel, and E. Tziperman (2012), Correlation between present-day model simulation of Arctic cloud radiative forcing and sea ice consistent with positive winter convective cloud feedback, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 4, M07002, doi:10.1029/2012MS000153. [PDF]

Tziperman, E., D.S. Abbot, Y. Ashkenazy, H. Gildor, D. Pollard, C.G. Schoof, and D.P. Schrag (2012), Continental constriction and oceanic ice-cover thickness in a Snowball-Earth scenario, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C05016, doi:10.1029/2011JC007730. [PDF]

Voigt, A. and D.S. Abbot (2012), Sea-ice dynamics strongly promote Snowball Earth initiation and destabilize tropical sea-ice margins, Climate of the Past, 8, 2079-2092, doi:10.5194/cp-8-2079-2012. [open access PDF]


Abbot, D.S., M. Silber, and R.T. Pierrehumbert (2011), Bifurcations Leading to Summer Arctic Sea Ice Loss, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D19120, doi:10.1029/2011JD015653. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S. and E.R. Switzer (2011), The Steppenwolf: A proposal for a habitable planet in interstellar space, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 735, L27, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/735/2/L27. [PDF]
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     literature: Nature

Abbot, D.S., A. Voigt, and D. Koll (2011), The Jormungand Global Climate State and Implications for Neoproterozoic Glaciations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D18103, doi:10.1029/2011JD015927. [PDF]

Cathles, L.M., D.S. Abbot, J.N. Bassis, D.R. MacAyeal (2011), Modeling surface-roughness/solar-ablation feedback: Application to small-scale surface channels and crevasses of the Greenland Ice Sheet, Annals of Glaciology, 52(59), 99-108. [PDF]

Guttenberg, N., D.S. Abbot, J.M. Amundson, J.C. Burton, L.M. Cathles, D.R. MacAyeal, and W.W. Zhang (2011), A computational investigation of iceberg capsize as a driver of explosive ice-shelf disintegration, Annals of Glaciology, 52(59), 51-59. [PDF]

MacAyeal, D.R., D.S. Abbot, and O.V. Sergienko (2011), Iceberg capsize tsunamigenesis, Annals of Glaciology, 52(58), 51-56. [PDF]

Pierrehumbert, R.T., D.S. Abbot, A. Voigt, and D. Koll (2011), Climate of the Neoproterozoic, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 39, 417-60, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-040809-152447. [open access link]

Voigt, A., D.S. Abbot, R.T. Pierrehumbert, and J. Marotzke (2011), Initiation of a Marinoan Snowball Earth in a state-of-the-art atmosphere-ocean general circulation model, Climate of the Past, 7, 249-263, doi:10.5194/cp-7-249-2011. [open access PDF]


Abbot, D.S., I. Eisenman, and R.T. Pierrehumbert (2010), The Importance of Ice Resolution for Snowball Climate and Deglaciation, Journal of Climate, 23(22), 6100-6109, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3693.1. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S. and I. Halevy (2010), Dust Aerosol Important for Snowball Earth Deglaciation, Journal of Climate, 23(15), 4121-4132, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3378.1. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S. and R.T. Pierrehumbert (2010), Mudball: Surface dust and Snowball Earth deglaciation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D03104, doi:10.1029/2009JD012007. [PDF]
     press: New Scientist


Abbot, D.S., M. Huber, G. Bousquet, and C.C. Walker (2009), High-CO2 Cloud Radiative Forcing Feedback over both Land and Ocean in a Global Climate Model, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L05702, doi:10.1029/2008GL036703. [PDF] [Supplementary Material PDF]

Abbot, D.S. and E. Tziperman (2009), Controls on the Activation and Strength of a High Latitude Convective Cloud Feedback, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66(2), 519-529, doi:10.1175/2008JAS2840.1. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S., C.C. Walker, and E. Tziperman (2009), Can a convective cloud feedback help to eliminate winter and spring sea ice at high CO2 concentrations? Journal of Climate, 22(21), 5719-5731, doi:10.1175/2009JCLI2854.1. [PDF] [Correction]

Crouch, R.C. and D.S. Abbot (2009), Is Green Education Blue or Red? State-level Environmental Education Program Development through the Lens of Red- and Blue-State Politics, Journal of Environmental Education, 40(3), 52-62. [PDF]


Abbot, D.S. (2008), A High-Latitude Convective Cloud Feedback, PhD Thesis, advised by Eli Tziperman, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S. and E. Tziperman (2008), A High Latitude Convective Cloud Feedback and Equable Climates, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 134(630), 165-185, doi:10.1002/qj.211. [PDF]

Abbot, D.S. and E. Tziperman (2008), Sea Ice, High Latitude Convection, and Equable Climates, Geophysical Research Letters, 35(3), L03702, doi:10.1029/2007GL032286. [PDF] [Supplementary Material PDF]


Abbot, D.S. and K.A. Emanuel (2007), A Tropical and Subtropical Land-Sea-Atmosphere Drought Oscillation Mechanism, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 64(12), 4458-4466, doi:10.1175/2007JAS2186.1. [PDF]


Palmer, P. I., D.S. Abbot, et al. (2006), Quantifying the seasonal and interannual variability of North American isoprene emissions using satellite observations of formaldehyde column, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(D12), D12315, doi:10.1029/2005JD006689. [PDF]


Shim, C., Y. Wang, Y. Choi, P. I. Palmer, D.S. Abbot, and K. Chance (2005), Constraining global isoprene emissions with GOME formaldehyde column measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110(D24), D24301, doi:10.1029/2004JD005629. [PDF]


Abbot, D.S., P. I. Palmer, R. V. Martin, K. V. Chance, D. J. Jacob, and A. Guenther (2003), Seasonal and interannual variability of isoprene emissions as determined by formaldehyde column measurements from space, Geophysical Research Letters, 30(17), doi:10.1029/2003GL017336. [PDF]