Publications - Huey's Personal Favorites

Doing science is sometimes great fun. Below are some projects that are among my personal favorites. They aren't necessarily my "best" papers - but they were all memorable experiences and were done with wonderful colleagues.

2010. Global metabolic impacts of recent climate warming. Nature 467:704-706. (third author, with M. E. Dillon and G. Wang).
2009. Laboratory evolution meets Catch 22: balancing simplicity and realism. (First author, with F. Rosenzweig). pp. 671-707 in: Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications (T. Garland, Jr., and M. R. Rose, eds). University of California Press, Berkeley.
2009. Why tropical forest lizards are vulnerable to climate warming. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 276:1939-1948. First author, with J. J. Tewksbury, C. A. Deutsch, L. J. Vitt, P. E. Hertz, and H. J. Alvarez Perez
2008. Why "suboptimal" is optimal: Jensen's inequality and ectotherm thermal preferences. American Naturalist 171:E102-E118. (Second author, with T. L. Martin).
2008. Bart's familiar quotations: the enduring biological wisdom of George A. Bartholomew. First author, with A. F. Bennett. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 81:519-525.
2005.Climbing a Triassic Mt. Everest: Into thinner air. Journal of the American Medical Association 295:1761-1762. (First author, with P. D. Ward).
2005. Hypoxia, global warming, and terrestrial Late Permian Extinctions. Science 308:398-401. (First author, with P. D. Ward).
2003. Behavioral drive versus behavioral inertia in evolution: a null model approach. American Naturalist 161:357-366. (First author, with P. E. Hertz and B. Sinervo).
2001. How often do lizards 'run on empty'? Ecology (First author, with E. R. Pianka and L. J. Vitt.)
2000. Supplemental oxygen and death rates on Everest and K2. Journal of the American Medical Association 284:181. (First author, with X. Eguskitza).
1995. Bigger isn't always better: developmental and parental temperature and male territoriality in Drosophila melanogaster. Animal Behavior 49:671-677. (Second author, with K. Zamudio and W. D. Crill).
1989. Hot rocks and not-so-hot rocks: retreat-site selection by garter snakes and its thermal consequences. Ecology 70:931-944. (First author with C. R. Peterson, S. J. Arnold, and W. P. Porter).
1987. Phylogenetic studies of coadaptation: preferred temperatures versus optimal performance temperatures of lizards. Evolution 41:1098-1115. (first author with A. F. Bennett).
1984. Is a jack-of-all-temperatures a master of none? Evolution 38:441-444, (first author, with P. E. Hertz).
1984. The parasol tail and thermoregulatory behavior of the Cape Ground Squirrel (Xerus inauris). Physiological Zoology 57:57-62 (second author, with A. F. Bennett, H. B. John-Alder, and K. A. Nagy).
1982. Fight versus flight: thermal dependence of defensive behaviour in a lizard. Animal Behaviour 30:676-679 (second author, with P. E. Hertz and E. Nevo).
1981. Ecological consequences of foraging mode. Ecology 62:991-999 (first author, with E.R. Pianka).
1979. Integrating thermal physiology and ecology of ectotherms: a discussion of approaches. American Zoologist 19:357-366. (first author, with R. D. Stevenson).
1978. Latitudinal pattern of between-altitude faunal similarity: Mountains might be "higher" in the tropics. American Naturalist 112:225-229.
1977. Natural selection for juvenile lizards mimicking noxious beetles.Science (Wash., D.C.) 195:201-203 (first author, withE.R. Pianka).
1976. Costs and benefits of lizard thermoregulation. Quarterly Review of Biology 51:363-384 (first author, with M. Slatkin).

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