New study on spatial biodiversity data gaps
September 8, 2015
A new study by the Map of Life team and collaborators in Nature Communications provides a definitive account on the significant data and knowledge gaps about the distribution...
New study characterizing global fine-grain habitat heterogeneity for biodiversity modeling
August 10, 2015
A new study conducted by Mao-Ning Tuanmu and Walter Jetz, members of the SBSC program at Yale, characterizes global fine-grain habitat heterogeneity for modeling biodiversity...
New lab study: Changes in birds' ranges may greatly affect ecosystems
June 11, 2015
A new study by former postdoc Morgane Barbet-Massin and Walter Jetz illustrates the vast functional consequences climate change may have in bird communities worldwide. Some...
Map of Life app is live!
May 15, 2015
15,000 downloads in first few weeks. For more info see: Yale press release
New lab paper comparing predictors of global richnessn now online
May 6, 2015
New lab study online at Ecology Letters  Using a complete species level phylogeny and detailed information on species traits, we find that neither ecological constraints nor...
Future Earth symposium: Global Biodiversity Monitoring
May 4, 2015
For latest information and agenda, see: This symposium, sponsored by Future Earth, YCEI, Map of Life and the Yale SBSC Program, launches...
Nate Upham and Ryan Powers join Lab
April 15, 2015
Ryan is a freshly minted PhD from Nicholas Coops’ excellent remote sensing and ecology lab in UBC. He is joining the larger Map of Life research team and plans to tackle past...