Example Applications

Carter, A., Kearney, M., Mitchell, N., Hartley, S., Porter, W., & Nelson, N. (2015). Modelling the soil microclimate: does the spatial or temporal resolution of input parameters matter? Frontiers of Biogeography, 7(4), 138–154. doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG27849

Carter Anna L., Kearney Michael R., Hartley Stephen, Porter W. P., & Nelson Nicola J. (2018). Geostatistical interpolation can reliably extend coverage of a very high-resolution model of temperature-dependent sex determination. Journal of Biogeography, 45(3), 652–663. 10.1111/jbi.13152

Cavallo, C., Dempster, T., Kearney, M. R., Kelly, E., Booth, D., Hadden, K. M., & Jessop, T. S. (2016). Predicting climate warming effects on green turtle hatchling viability and dispersal performance. Functional Ecology, 768–778. 10.1111/1365-2435.12389@10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2435.EndangeredSpecies

Enriquez‐Urzelai, U., Kearney, M. R., Nicieza, A. G., & Tingley, R. (2019). Integrating mechanistic and correlative niche models to unravel range-limiting processes in a temperate amphibian. Global Change Biology, 0(0). 10.1111/gcb.14673

Fitzpatrick, M. J., Zuckerberg, B., Pauli, J. N., Kearney, M. R., Thompson, K. L., Werner, L. C., & Porter, W. P. (2019). Modeling the distribution of niche space and risk for a freeze-tolerant ectotherm, Lithobates sylvaticus. Ecosphere, 10(7), e02788. 10.1002/ecs2.2788

Kearney M. R. How will snow alter exposure of organisms to cold stress under climate warming? Global Ecology and Biogeography n/a. [online]. 10.1111/geb.13100

Kearney, M. R. (2019a). MicroclimOz – A microclimate data set for Australia, with example applications. Austral Ecology, 44(3), 534–544. 10.1111/aec.12689

Kearney, M. R. (2019b). microclimUS: hourly estimates of historical microclimates for the United States of America with example applications. Ecology, 0(ja), e02829. 10.1002/ecy.2829

Kearney, M. R., Deutscher, J., Kong, J. D., & Hoffmann, A. A. (2018). Summer egg diapause in a matchstick grasshopper synchronizes the life cycle and buffers thermal extremes. Integrative Zoology, 13(4), 437–449. 10.1111/1749-4877.12314

Kearney, M. R., Isaac, A. P., & Porter, W. P. (2014). microclim: Global estimates of hourly microclimate based on long-term monthly climate averages. Scientific Data, 1, 140006. 10.1038/sdata.2014.6

Kearney, M. R., & Maino, J. L. (2018). Can next-generation soil data products improve soil moisture modelling at the continental scale? An assessment using a new microclimate package for the R programming environment. Journal of Hydrology, 561, 662–673. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.04.040

Kearney, M. R., Munns, S. L., Moore, D., Malishev, M., & Bull, C. M. (2018). Field tests of a general ectotherm niche model show how water can limit lizard activity and distribution. Ecological Monographs, 88(4), 672–693. 10.1002/ecm.1326

Kearney, M. R., Porter, W. P., & Murphy, S. A. (2016). An estimate of the water budget for the endangered night parrot of Australia under recent and future climates. Climate Change Responses, 3(1), 14. 10.1186/s40665-016-0027-y

Kearney, M. R., Shamakhy, A., Tingley, R., Karoly, D. J., Hoffmann, A. A., Briggs, P. R., & Porter, W. P. (2014). Microclimate modelling at macro scales: a test of a general microclimate model integrated with gridded continental-scale soil and weather data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 273–286. 10.1111/2041-210X.12148

Kearney, M. R., Simpson, S. J., Raubenheimer, D., & Kooijman, S. A. L. M. (2013). Balancing heat, water and nutrients under environmental change: a thermodynamic niche framework. Functional Ecology, 27(4), 950–966. 10.1111/1365-2435.12020

Maino, J. L., Kong, J. D., Hoffmann, A. A., Barton, M. G., & Kearney, M. R. (2016). Mechanistic models for predicting insect responses to climate change. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 17, 81–86. 10.1016/j.cois.2016.07.006

Malishev, M., Bull, C. M., & Kearney, M. R. (2017). An individual-based model of ectotherm movement integrating metabolic and microclimatic constraints. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9(3), 472–489. 10.1111/2041-210X.12909

Mitchell, N., Hipsey, M. R., Arnall, S., McGrath, G., Bin Tareque, H., Kuchling, G., … Kearney, M. R. (2013). Linking eco-energetics and eco-hydrology to select sites for the assisted colonization of Australia’s rarest reptile. Biology, 2(1), 1–25. doi.org/10.3390/biology2010001

Mitchell, N. J., Rodriguez, N., Kuchling, G., Arnall, S. G., & Kearney, M. R. (2016). Reptile embryos and climate change: modelling limits of viability to inform translocation decisions. Biological Conservation, 204, 134–147. doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.04.004

Moore, D., Stow, A., & Kearney, M. R. (2018). Under the weather?—The direct effects of climate warming on a threatened desert lizard are mediated by their activity phase and burrow system. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(3), 660–671. 10.1111/1365-2656.12812

Munro, J. T., Medina, I., Walker, K., Moussalli, A., Kearney, M. R., Dyer, A. G., … Stuart-Fox, D. (2019). Climate is a strong predictor of near-infrared reflectance but a poor predictor of colour in butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0234

Oyamaguchi, H. M., Vo, P., Grewal, K., Do, R., Erwin, E., Jeong, N., … Gridi‐Papp, M. (2018). Thermal sensitivity of a Neotropical amphibian (Engystomops pustulosus) and its vulnerability to climate change. Biotropica, 50(2), 326–337. 10.1111/btp.12519

Pinsky, M. L., Eikeset, A. M., McCauley, D. J., Payne, J. L., & Sunday, J. M. (2019). Greater vulnerability to warming of marine versus terrestrial ectotherms. Nature, 569(7754), 108. 10.1038/s41586-019-1132-4

Pirtle, E. I., Tracy, C. R., & Kearney, M. R. (2019). Hydroregulation – a neglected behavioral response of lizards to climate change? In V. Bels & A. P. Russell (Eds.), Lizard Behavior: Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives. CRC Press.

Rubalcaba, J. G., Gouveia, S. F., & Olalla‐Tárraga, M. A. (2019). A mechanistic model to scale up biophysical processes into geographical size gradients in ectotherms. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 0(0). 10.1111/geb.12893

Rubalcaba, J. G., Gouveia, S. F., & Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2019). Upscaling Microclimatic Conditions into Body Temperature Distributions of Ectotherms. The American Naturalist, 000–000. 10.1086/702717

Smith Kathleen R., Cadena Viviana, Endler John A., Porter Warren P., Kearney Michael R., & Stuart-Fox Devi. (2016). Colour change on different body regions provides thermal and signalling advantages in bearded dragon lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283(1832), 20160626. 10.1098/rspb.2016.0626

Stenhouse, V., Carter, A. L., Chapple, D. G., Hare, K. M., Hartley, S., & Nelson, N. J. (2018). Modelled incubation conditions indicate wider potential distributions based on thermal requirements for an oviparous lizard. Journal of Biogeography, 45(8), 1872–1883. 10.1111/jbi.13363

Strangas, M. L., Navas, C. A., Rodrigues, M. T., & Carnaval, A. C. (2019). Thermophysiology, microclimates, and species distributions of lizards in the mountains of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Ecography, 42(2), 354–364. 10.1111/ecog.03330

Stubbs, J. L., Kearney, M. R., Whiting, S. D., & Mitchell, N. J. (2014). Models of primary sex ratios at a major flatback turtle rookery show an anomalous masculinising trend. Climate Change Responses, 1(1), 3. 10.1186/s40665-014-0003-3

Walker, S., Stuart-Fox, D., & Kearney, M. R. (2015). Has contemporary climate change played a role in population declines of the lizard Ctenophorus decresii from semi-arid Australia? Journal of Thermal Biology, 54, 66–77. 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2014.12.001

Yuan, F. L., Freedman, A. H., Chirio, L., LeBreton, M., & Bonebrake, T. C. (2018). Ecophysiological variation across a forest-ecotone gradient produces divergent climate change vulnerability within species. Ecography. 10.1111/ecog.03427