Adaptation under climate change

Cocciardi, Jennifer M. (2021) Adaptation under climate change. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Jenny Cocciardi investigated the potential for adaptation in thermal performance and tolerances, and thermoregulatory behaviour, in native Drosophila species. She found that gradual global warming will affect adaptation, but that heatwaves may be more detrimental than gradual warming. This has important implications for future research and management of heatwave-affected populations.

Item ID: 76815
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: adaptation, climate change, resource gradient, thermal behaviour, thermal ecology, thermal niche, thermal physiology, thermal resource, heatwaves
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[Chapter 3] Cocciardi, Jennifer M., Hoskin, Conrad J., Morris, Wayne, Warburton, Russell, Edwards, Lexie, and Higgie, Megan (2019) Adjustable temperature array for characterizing ecological and evolutionary effects on thermal physiology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10 (8). pp. 1339-1346.

Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2022 03:48
FoR Codes: 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4101 Climate change impacts and adaptation > 410102 Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation @ 50%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3109 Zoology > 310907 Animal physiological ecology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1901 Adaptation to climate change > 190102 Ecosystem adaptation to climate change @ 100%
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