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Temperatures rising - Andrea Leigh

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12 May 2015 Video length icon 19:12
Video tags icon plant ecology, leaf function, climate change, temperature extremes
 

Andrea Leigh looks at leaf function and survival at extreme high temperatures. High temperature extremes are predicted to increase in both intensity and frequency in the future. Learning how and which plants will survive these increased extremes will be crucial.

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Portrait of Andrea LeighDr Andrea Leigh
Andrea Leigh is a plant ecologist with a particular interest in arid environments, primarily in Australia. Her research looks at leaf function and survival at extreme high temperatures. High temperature extremes are predicted to increase in both intensity and frequency in the future. Learning how and which plants will survive these increased extremes will be crucial.

 

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