Lab News

New paper assessing the distribution and conservation of evolutionary distinctness in birds


Thu, 04/10/2014

Covered by Wired Magazin, New Scientist, BBC, Guardian etc. See examples of press coverage...

Ignacio Quintero awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship


Tue, 04/01/2014
Walter Jetz

Jetz Lab student Ignacio Quintero has won a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Bird tree visualization exhibited at British Library


Wed, 03/05/2014

Lab bird tree (Jetz et al. Nature 2012) one...

Katherine Mertes Awarded NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship


Sat, 02/01/2014

Congratulations to Katherine Mertes for receiving the 2012 Nasa Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF)!

Katherine says: “I use movement data to empirically measure the spatial grains at...

Spatial scaling of functional structure in bird and mammal assemblages


Mon, 04/01/2013

Walter Jetz and former postdoc Jonathan Belmaker have published a paper examining the spatial scaling of functional structure[1]....