This project tests the hypothesis that temperature limits the distributions of aquatic insects through its effect on resource allocation, and that warming decreases reproduction by shunting energy away from egg production to other metabolic processes.
Funded by: National Science Foundation
Principal Investigators: Bernard W. Sweeney, John K. Jackson, and David H. Funk
Collaborators: David B. Buchwalter (North Carolina State University); Charles P. Hawkins (Utah State University); Goggy Davidowitz (University of Arizona)
Project Years: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021