Karen N Courtot



M.S. Wildlife Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

B.A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado


Karen (Fischer) Courtot has worked as a biologist at PIERC since 2011. Karen coordinates Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) projects and center-wide project and data management. Her previous work at PIERC focused on investigations of potential impacts of sea-level rise on wildlife in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and studies of the ecology and population dynamics of Laysan ducks (Anas laysanensis).