The general goal of our thermal ecology projects is to determine how water temperature influences the vital rates (e.g. reproduction, survival) and behaviour (e.g. activity, migration) of freshwater fishes.
Spatio-temporal patterns of variability in water temperature
This project is quantifying the spatio-temporal variability in water temperature in the Fraser River and in the Amazon River watersheds to determine the potential consequences of future changes in thermal variability for freshwater fishes.
THE EFFECTS OF THERMAL VARIABILITY ON SURVIVAL OF MIGRATING FISH
This project is using existing water temperature and radio-telemetry data to investigate how variability in thermal experience affects the survival of adult migrating Fraser River sockeye salmon from populations exhibiting different thermal tolerances.
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