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Climate Change and Latitudinal Patterns of Intertidal Thermal Stress
- B. Helmuth, C. Harley, Patricia M. Halpin, M. O’Donnell, G. Hofmann, C. Blanchette
- 1 November 2002
The interaction of climate and the timing of low tides along the West Coast of the United States creates a complex mosaic of thermal environments, in which northern sites can be more thermally… Expand
INTERTIDAL MUSSEL MICROCLIMATES: PREDICTING THE BODY TEMPERATURE OF A SESSILE INVERTEBRATE
- B. Helmuth
- 1 February 1998
To elucidate the determinants of intertidal invertebrate body temperatures during aerial exposure, I developed deterministic models using the environmental inputs of solar radiation, air temperature,… Expand
Biophysics, physiological ecology, and climate change: does mechanism matter?
Recent meta-analyses have shown that the effects of climate change are detectable and significant in their magnitude, but these studies have emphasized the utility of looking for large-scale patterns… Expand
Can we predict ectotherm responses to climate change using thermal performance curves and body temperatures?
Thermal performance curves (TPCs), which quantify how an ectotherm's body temperature (Tb ) affects its performance or fitness, are often used in an attempt to predict organismal responses to climate… Expand
Variation beneath the surface: Quantifying complex thermal environments on coral reefs in the Caribbean, Bahamas and Florida
Analysis of in situ temperature records collected on six coral reefs in the Caribbean, Bahamas, and Florida Keys reveal significant variability across a range of temporal and spatial scales from… Expand
Modelling the ecological niche from functional traits
- M. Kearney, S. Simpson, D. Raubenheimer, B. Helmuth
- Biology, Medicine
- Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
- 12 November 2010
The niche concept is central to ecology but is often depicted descriptively through observing associations between organisms and habitats. Here, we argue for the importance of mechanistically… Expand
Microhabitats, Thermal Heterogeneity, and Patterns of Physiological Stress in the Rocky Intertidal Zone
Thermal stress has been considered to be among the most important determinants of organismal distribution in the rocky intertidal zone. Yet our understanding of how body temperatures experienced… Expand
From cells to coastlines: how can we use physiology to forecast the impacts of climate change?
- B. Helmuth
- Medicine, Biology
- Journal of Experimental Biology
- 15 March 2009
SUMMARY The interdisciplinary fields of conservation physiology, macrophysiology, and mechanistic ecological forecasting have recently emerged as means of integrating detailed physiological responses… Expand
Effects of water flow and branch spacing on particle capture by the reef coral Madracis mirabilis (Duchassaing and Michelotti)
Abstract The scleractinian coral Madracis mirabilis forms colonies composed of many narrow branches whose spacing varies across habitats; this is especially evident along a depth gradient.… Expand
Long-distance dispersal of a subantarctic brooding bivalve (Gaimardia trapesina) by kelp-rafting
The probability of successful dispersal by sessile benthic invertebrates is thought to strongly influence their geographic distribution and population genetics. Generally, species with long-lived… Expand