Living in a Seasonal World: Thermoregulatory and Metabolic by Thomas Ruf,Claudia Bieber,Walter Arnold,Eva Millesi

By Thomas Ruf,Claudia Bieber,Walter Arnold,Eva Millesi

This publication summarises the most recent info on seasonal edition in animals. issues contain animal hibernation, day-by-day torpor, thermoregulation, warmth creation, metabolic melancholy, biochemical variations, neurophysiology and effort stability. The members to this ebook current interdisciplinary learn at a number of degrees starting from the molecular to the ecophysiological, in addition to evolutionary methods. The chapters of this publication offer unique info now not released in different places, which makes it the main up to date, accomplished resource of data on those fields.

The book’s subchapters correspond to displays given on the 14th foreign Hibernation Symposium in August 2012 in Austria. this can be a very profitable sequence of symposia (held each 4 years given that 1959) that draws best researchers within the box. just like the previous symposia, this assembly – and accordingly the ebook – is aimed not just at hibernation yet at protecting the whole diversity of animal variations to seasonal environments. For the following 4 years, this publication will function the state of the art reference paintings for graduate scholars and scientists lively during this box of body structure and ecology.

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