Abby O. Pearson

Environmental Studies Laboratory Instructor II

Office: Olin Science Center 242 [ campus map ]
Box 5362

Phone: 207-859-5362
Fax: 207-859-5369
Mailing Address:
5362 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8853
Pearson, Abby O.


In progress: MS, Biology. University of Southern Maine
BS, Environmental Science and Policy. University of Southern Maine 2007

Areas of Expertise

  • Salt marsh ecology
  • Natural history
  • Macroinvertebrate taxonomy

Current Research

Assessing salt marsh restoration using terrestrial arthropod food webs.


Best Nature Sites: Midcoast Maine
Pearson, A.O., K.A. Wilson. Approaches to restoration: Assessing the roles of structure and functionality in saltmarsh restoration in light of climate change. New England Estuarine Research Society, Portland, ME.
Pearson, A.O. Rebirth of a salt marsh. In T. Oppersdorff and K. Schabert, Best nature sites: Midcoast Maine. Waterline Books, Jefferson, USA.

Pearson, A.O., K.A. Wilson. Assessing ecosystem functionality in a restoring salt marsh using arthropod food webs. Maine Association of Wetland Scientists, Hallowell, ME.

Finamore, A.O. Becoming a Part of an Education. In Slant: Writings from the University of New Hampshire Composition Program, Vol. 1. Ed. Anne Bramblett.

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