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Jerald Dosch, Biology and Environmental Studies Departments

    Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area


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Biology Department

Environmental Studies Department

Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area (Macalester's field station)


I am a terrestrial ecologist with research interests including the historic impact of heavy metals on Common Loons (Gavia immer), post-agricultural succession in abandoned cattle pastures in Costa Rica (click here for this research link), restoration ecology and invasive species in Minnesota, and winter ecology.

photo with sled dogs

Winter Ecology in northern Minnesota





Post-agricultural succession in Costa Rica




Last updated 7 July 2010                            Comments and questions to dosch@macalester.edu