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Mechanistic approaches to predicting climate change impacts on endotherms

The profound impacts of anthropogenic climate change on natural systems are rapidly becoming apparent, and recent decades have seen biologists investing considerable effort in the development of models predicting the responses of animals and other organisms. The development of mechanistic, process-based models incorporating physiological tolerance limits has progressed far more rapidly for ectotherms than has been the case for endotherms, in large measure because the body temperatures of ectotherms are far more tightly coupled to environmental temperatures than is the case for most endotherms.

The goal of this thematic series in Climate Change Responses is to synthesize cutting-edge approaches to predicting the responses of endotherms to climate change using mechanistic models that incorporate physiology, behaviour, and morphology.

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