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New study in PLoS Biology: energy and species richness
March 2, 2016
A new paper in PLoS Biology takes a combined spatial - evolutionary perspective on how more productive locations come to harbor a greater number of species. The study is by ...
Jetz Lab team teaches workshop at the Species on the Move conference in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
February 8, 2016
Approximately 60 people participated in a workshop entitled “Bioinformatics tools to assess climate change impacts on composition and structure of ecological communities”...
New lab paper on near-global freshwater environmental variables
December 12, 2015
A new study by Sami Domisch, Giuseppe Amatulli and Walter Jetz in Scientific Data provide near-global and contiguous freshwater environmental variables on a 1 km spatial...
New paper on the decline of biodiversity due to area loss
November 17, 2015
A new study by former postdoc Petr Keil and Walter Jetz in Nature Communications details how the shape of the lost habitat influences the severity of biodiversity decline....
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...

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