Primary research interest

  • Energetics and biology of incubation in reptiles and birds

Researcher biography

Dr Booth's research interests include the energetics and biology of reproduction and incubation in reptiles and birds, the effect of temperature on physiological processes and respiratory gas exchange between animals and their environment.

Current studies include respiratory gas exchange and embryonic development in lungfish, reproductive ecology and physiology of sea and fresh water turtles and lizards, water economy during aestivation of burrowing desert frogs and the effects of hypoxia on embryonic development in crocodiles and turtles.

Areas of research