Ernst Cleveland Abbe

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Earth Science

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42: ABBE, ERNST CLEVELAND:  Appointed for studies of the bearing of historical, climatic, and geological factors on the vegetation of a heavily glaciated region in the eastern subarctic; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1941. Born August 21, 1905, Washington, D. C. Education:  Cornell University, B.S., 1928, M.S., 1930; Harvard University, M.A., 1931, Ph.D., 1934. National Research Council Fellow, Columbia University, 1933–35. Botanist, Summer, 1931, Grenfell-Forbes Northern Labrador Expedition; Research Assistant, Summer, 1932, Arnold Arboretum Expedition to British Columbia and Alberta; in charge, Summer, 1939, University of Minnesota Expedition to Hudson Bay; Instructor in Botany, 1935–37, Assistant Professor, 1937–40, Associate Professor, 1940—, University of Minnesota. Publications:  Articles in Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, Botanical Gazette, Rhodora, Science, Yearbook of the American Philosophical Society, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. Contributor to Northernmost Labrador Mapped from the Air.