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Published: 29 January 2009

306 Pages | 150 line and 10 black and white halftone illustrations, plus a colour plate section


ISBN: 9780198570875

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Thermal Adaptation

A Theoretical and Empirical Synthesis

Michael J. Angilletta Jr.

  • Integrates evolutionary theory and modern empirical approaches.
  • Focuses on quantitative evolutionary models of thermal adaptation at the individual, population and community level.
  • Provides a synthetic overview of evolutionary thermal biology.
  • Includes applicatons to issues such as global climate change.