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Charles Kerfoot

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W. Charles Kerfoot

Professor, Biological Sciences

Expert in: Invasive Species

Kerfoot's laboratory specializes on the food web structure, ecology and paleoecology of lake communities. His recent projects include study of the exotic spiny waterflea, development of stamp sand restoration project and work on late winter blooms associated with ice loss in the Great Lakes. Another long-term project involves deploying a series of coastal buoys in Lake Superior to gather information on water temperatures, the frequency and intensity of storms associated with global climate change.