Birds at risk in warming southern African deserts: inferences from behavioural and physiological thermoregulation

 

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dc.contributor.advisor Hockey, Phil A R en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Louw, Gina en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-04T14:27:53Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-04T14:27:53Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Louw, G. 2011. Birds at risk in warming southern African deserts: inferences from behavioural and physiological thermoregulation. University of Cape Town. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/11255
dc.description.abstract The study focused on avian species' responses to high ambient temperature. Ambient temperature is a variable to which birds are particularly sensitive and which climate-change models predict will increase disproportionately rapidly in southern Africa's hot deserts, especially the Kalahari. en_ZA
dc.language.iso eng en_ZA
dc.subject.other Conservation Biology en_ZA
dc.title Birds at risk in warming southern African deserts: inferences from behavioural and physiological thermoregulation en_ZA
dc.type Thesis / Dissertation en_ZA
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Thesis en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Science en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationlevel Masters en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationname MSc en_ZA
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