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dc.contributor.authorTomlinson, S.
dc.contributor.authorArnall, S.
dc.contributor.authorMunn, A.
dc.contributor.authorBradshaw, S.
dc.contributor.authorMaloney, S.
dc.contributor.authorDixon, Kingsley
dc.contributor.authorDidham, R.
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T12:12:22Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T12:12:22Z
dc.date.created2015-06-12T02:04:48Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.date.submitted2015-06-12
dc.identifier.citationTomlinson, S. and Arnall, S. and Munn, A. and Bradshaw, S. and Maloney, S. and Dixon, K. and Didham, R. 2014. Applications and implications of ecological energetics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 29 (5): pp. 280-290.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/19185
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.tree.2014.03.003
dc.description.abstract

The ecological processes that are crucial to an animal's growth, survival, and reproductive fitness have energetic costs. The imperative for an animal to meet these costs within the energetic constraints of the environment drives many aspects of animal ecology and evolution, yet has largely been overlooked in traditional ecological paradigms. The field of 'ecological energetics' is bringing comparative physiology out of the laboratory and, for the first time, is becoming broadly accessible to field ecologists addressing real-world questions at many spatial and temporal scales. In an era of unprecedented global environmental challenges, ecological energetics opens up the tantalising prospect of a more predictive, mechanistic understanding of the drivers of threatened species decline, delivering process-based modelling approaches to natural resource management.

dc.publisherElsevier
dc.titleApplications and implications of ecological energetics
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.dateSubmitted2015-06-12
dcterms.source.volume29
dcterms.source.number5
dcterms.source.startPage280
dcterms.source.endPage290
dcterms.source.issn0169-5347
dcterms.source.titleTrends in Ecology and Evolution
curtin.digitool.pid226882
curtin.accessStatusFulltext not available


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