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Recent and Selected Publications:

  • W.C. Kerfoot, J.W. Budd, S.A. Green, J.B. Cotner, B.A. Biddanda, D.J. Schwab and H.A. Vanderploeg. 2007. Doughnut in the desert: late-winter production pulse in southern Lake Michigan. Limnol. Oceanogr. (In press).
  • Kerfoot W. C., J.W. Budd, J.H. Churchill and C. Chen. Metacommunity perspective on zooplanktonic communities in Lake Superior. “State of Lake Superior” M. Munawar, ed. 2007 Ecovision World Monograph Series. (In press).
  • Kerfoot, W. C., J. Jeong, and J.A. Robbins. Lake Superior mining and the proposed mercury zero-discharge region for Lake Superior “State of Lake Superior” M. Munawar, ed. 2007 Ecovision World Monograph Series. (In press).
  • Churchill, J.H. and W.C. Kerfoot. 2007. The impact of surface heat flux and wind on thermal stratification in Portage Lake, Michigan. J. Great Lakes Res. 33(1):143-155.
  • Kerfoot, W.C. 2006. The Baltic Eubosmina radiation: sensitivity to invertebrate predators (induction) and observations on genetic differences. Arch. Hydrobiol. 167(1-4):147-168.
  • Hagerthey, S.E. and W.C. Kerfoot. 2005. Spatial variation in groundwater-related resource supply influences freshwater benthic algal assemblage composition. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 24(4): 807-819.
  • Kerfoot, W. C., G. G. Mittelbach, N. G. Hairston, Jr. and J. J. Elser. 2004. Planktonic biodiversity: Scaling up and down. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49: 1225-1228
  • Kerfoot, W.C. and L. J. Wieder. 2004. Experimental paleoecology (resurrection ecology): Chasing Van Valen’s red queen hypothesis. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49: 1300-1316.
  • Jarnagin, S. T., W. C Kerfoot and B. K. Swan 2004. Zooplankton life cycles: Direct documentation of pelagic births and deaths relative to diapausing egg production. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49: 1317-1332.
  • Kerfoot, W. C. J. W. Budd, B. J. Eadie, H. A. Vanderploeg, and M. Agy. 2004. Winter storms: Sequential sediment traps record Daphniaephippial production, resuspension and sediment interactions. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49: 1365-1381.
  • Kerfoot, W. C., X. Ma, C. S. Lorence. 2004. Toward resurrection ecology: Daphnia mendotae and D. retrocurvain the coastal region of Lake Superior, among the first successful outside invaders? J. Great Lakes Research 30 (Supplement 1): 285-299.
  • Churchill, J. H., W. C. Kerfoot, and M. T. Auer. 2004 Exchange of water between the Keweenaw Waterway and Lake Superior: Characterstics and forcing mechanisms. J. Great Lakes Research30 (Supplement 1): 55-63.
  • Kerfoot,W. C., S. L. Harting, J. Jeong, J. A. Robbins and R. Rossmann. 2004. Local, Regional, and Global Implications of Elemental Mercury in Metal (Copper, Silver, Gold, and Zinc) Ores: Insights from Lake Superior Sediments.  J. Great Lakes Res. 30 (Supplement 1): 162-184.
  • Barnhisel, D.R. and W. C. Kerfoot. 2004. Fitting into food webs: Behavioral and functional response of young lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) to an introduced prey, the spiny cladoceran (Bythotrephes cederstroemi). J. Great Lakes Res. 30 (Supplements 1) 300-314.
  • Compton, J. A. and W. C. Kerfoot. 2004. Colonizing inland lakes: Consequences of YOY fish ingesting the spiny cladoceran (Bythotrephes cederstroemi). J. Great Lakes Res. 30 (Supplement 1): 315-326.
  •  J. W. Budd, W. C Kerfoot, S. Green, and M. Julius. 2002. Donuts in the Desert? Winter production in Lake Michigan shows unexpected vertical structure. Ocean Color Spectrum(New from the international ocean color community) Spring/Summer pp. 33-34.
  • Kerfoot, W. C. , S. L. Harting, R. Rossmann, and J. A. Robbins. 2002. Elemental mercury in copper, silver, and gold ores: An unexpected contribution to Lake Superior sediments with global implications. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 2: 185-202.
  • Kerfoot, W. C., A. Robbins, and L. J. Weider. 1999. A new approach to historical reconstruction: combining descriptive and experimental paleolimnology. Limnol. Oceanogr. 44(5): 1232-1247.
  • Hagerthey, S.E. and W. C. Kerfoot. 1998. Groundwater flow influences the biomass and nutrient ratios of epibenthic algae in a north temperate seepage lake. Limnol. Oceanogr. 43 (6): 1227-1242.

  • Kerfoot, W. C., R. M. Newman, and Z. Hanscom III. 1998. Snail reaction to watercress leaf tissues: reinterpretation of a mutualistic ``alarm'' hypothesis. J. Freshwater Biology 40:201-213.

  • Budd, J.W., W.C. Kerfoot and A.L. Maclean. 1998. Documenting complex surface temperature patterns from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) imagery of Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron. J. Great Lakes Res. 24(2): 582-594.
  • Newman, R. M., W. C. Kerfoot and Z. Hanscom III. 1996. Watercress alleochemical defends high nitrogen foliage against consumption: Effects on freshwater invertebrate herbivores. Ecology. 77(8): 2312-2323.
  • Kerfoot, W. C. 1995. Bosmina remains in Lake Washington sediments: Qualitative heterogeneity of bay environments and quantitative correspondence to production. Limnol. Oceanogr. 40(2): 211-225.

  • Kerfoot, W. C., G. Lauster, and J.A. Robbins. 1994. Paleoecological study of copper mining around Lake Superior: Artificial varves from Portage Lake provide a high resolution record. Limnol. Oceanogr. 39: 649-669.

  • Kerfoot, W. C., and A. Sih (editors). l987. Predation: Direct and Indirect Impacts on Aquatic Communities. University Press of New England, Hanover. N.H. 386 pp.

  • Kerfoot, W. C. (editor). l980. The Evolution and Ecology of Zooplankton Communities. University Press of New England, Hanover. N.H. 793 pp.



















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