Metabolic and hormonal correlates of reproductive effort in the kittiwake

Updated 2003-01-22

Parental effort, the extra energy expenditure above maintenance levels devoted to the care of affspring, has been postulated to incur a fitness cost.

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
2000 - 2005
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Olivier Chastel
Address
Centre D'Etude Biologiques de Chize CNRS, France
Phone
+33 54 9097 837
Fax
+33 54 9096 526
Email
rf.srnc.cbec@letsahc
Other project contacts
Dr. Geir Wing gabrielsen, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway Dr. Claus Bech, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Parameters and Media

Not specified

Geography

Regions studied
Svalbard
Sverdrup Research Station, Ny-Ålesund

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
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