Temperature adaptation in a changing climate : nature at risk /

This book contains 16 chapters dealing with the impact of global climate change on non-human life on Earth, particularly on the effects of global warming on species that currently depend on cool or cold conditions for survival. These organisms include insects, freshwater and marine invertebrates, ma...

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Other Authors: Storey, K. B. (Kenneth B.) (Editor), Tanino, Karen K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2012.
Series:CABI climate change series ; 3.
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Summary:This book contains 16 chapters dealing with the impact of global climate change on non-human life on Earth, particularly on the effects of global warming on species that currently depend on cool or cold conditions for survival. These organisms include insects, freshwater and marine invertebrates, marine mammals, and boreal forest trees. The degree of effects and adaptation strategies are covered. It also includes multiple analyses across microbial, plant, and animal systems to investigate temperature adaptation in a changing climate.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 239 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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