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Lab postdoc Carsten Meyer awarded $1 million Freigeist Fellowship
August 5, 2016
Congratulations to Lab postdoc Carsten Meyer for winning a $1 Million Freigeist Fellowship! The award by the Volkswagen Stiftung will enable Carsten to set up his own...
New study identifies species-level biases in spatial data gaps
June 18, 2016
A new Map of Life associated study now online in GEB and led by Carsten Meyer quantifies the substantial variation in spatial data gaps in mammals species worldwide and...
New paper in TREE: Detecting the multiple facets of biodiversity
May 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...
Lab senior thesis student Gwen Antell wins Yale William R. Belknap prize
May 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....
Lab senior thesis student Rebecca Beilinson wins Yale 2016 Library Map Prize
May 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...
A global cloud atlas for predicting biodiversity and ecoystems
April 2, 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...
Future Earth symposium: Global Biodiversity Monitoring
March 10, 2016
The Future Earth Cluster on ‘Global Biodiversity Monitoring, Prediction and Reporting’ symposium held its second symposium at Monte Verita Switzerland, with a strong...

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