Lab News

New study identifies species-level biases in spatial data gaps


Sat, 06/18/2016

A new Map of Life associated study now online in GEB and led by Carsten Meyer quantifies the substantial...

New paper in TREE: Detecting the multiple facets of biodiversity


Wed, 05/18/2016

An opinion piece by postdoc Marta Jarzyna and Walter Jetz on the pitfalls of ignoring imperfect detection of species in studies of functional and phylogenetic diversity was published in Trend in...

Lab senior thesis student Gwen Antell wins Yale William R. Belknap prize


Wed, 05/11/2016

The award recognizes excellence in natural history studies of undergraduates in their senior year. Gwen wrote her thesis on the niche partitioning of East African hornbills. Based on...

Lab senior thesis student Rebecca Beilinson wins Yale 2016 Library Map Prize


Wed, 05/11/2016

For her research project on 'Species Distribution Modeling of North American Odonates', supervised by Walter Jetz and Sami Domisch. This award is conferred on a Yale College senior for the...

A global cloud atlas for predicting biodiversity and ecoystems


Sat, 04/02/2016

A study by former postdoc Adam Wilson and Walter Jetz provides a new 1km map of global cloud cover variation that provides striking insights into the fine-scale variation of habitats and species....