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Thermal ecology

Thermal ecology

proceedings of a symposium held at Augusta, Georgia, May3-5, 1973

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Technical Information Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee .
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Statementedited by J. Whitfield Gibbons, Rebecca R. Sharitz.
ContributionsGibbons, J. Whitfield., Sharitz, Rebecca R.
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Open LibraryOL14577767M

This book focuses on the thermal ecology, genetic diversity and functional role lizards have in ecosystems. It discusses the influence of light on visual discrimination of sexually dichromatic dewlap color in male and female brown anoles; the tolerance to thermal stress in lizard embryos; the functional role of Leiolepis guttata in wild and.   With these fundamental principles covered, the bulk of the book explores thermal ecology itself, incorporating the important extra dimension of interactions with other organisms. An entire chapter is devoted to the crucially important subject of how organisms are responding to climate change. Indeed, the threat of rapid climatic change on a Author: Clarke.

A synthesis of contemporary analytical and modeling approaches in population ecology The book provides an overview of the key analytical approaches that are currently used in demographic, genetic, and spatial analyses in population ecology. The chapters present current problems, introduce advances in analytical methods and models, and demonstrate the applications of quantitative methods to. Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy and Andrew and New York: Oxford University Press. $ (hardcover); $ (paper). xi.

Thermal Ecology Group. We are a network of University of Glasgow researchers and international collaborators investigating the ecophysiology of temperature regulation in animals, and applications of body temperature measurement to ecological, behavioural and animal welfare issues. Learn more. The image above is a thermal image showing the relative temperatures (cold is dark blue, warm is yellow-white) of plants in the Arctic tundra where climate change is having impressive impacts on the ecology of the system. Thermography makes the invisible thermal world visible.


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