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- L. Arriana Brand, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Biological conservation 2016 v.200 pp. 104-111
- Gopherus agassizii; adults; adverse effects; ambient temperature; body condition; equations; females; males; models; mortality; natural resources conservation; probability; solar energy; spring; thermoregulation; tortoises; California; Mojave Desert
- ... Given the rapid pace of renewable energy development, there is need to assess impacts of mitigation-driven translocations on sensitive species, including federally protected Mojave desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) distributed widely across a global solar energy hotspot. We monitored 215 tortoises over 3years to evaluate translocation effects on temperature, condition, growth, and mortality of ...