Walter Jetz

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Projected impacts of climate and land-use change on the global diversity of birds
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e157. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Ecological correlates and conservation implications of overestimating species geographic ranges
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Conserv Biol 22:110-9. 2008
  3. pmc The worldwide variation in avian clutch size across species and space
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:2650-7. 2008
  4. pmc Global associations between terrestrial producer and vertebrate consumer diversity
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:269-78. 2009
  5. pmc Environment, migratory tendency, phylogeny and basal metabolic rate in birds
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3261. 2008
  6. pmc Disparities between observed and predicted impacts of climate change on winter bird assemblages
    Frank A La Sorte
    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3167-74. 2009
  7. pmc Unravelling the structure of species extinction risk for predictive conservation science
    Tien Ming Lee
    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1329-38. 2011
  8. pmc Future battlegrounds for conservation under global change
    Tien Ming Lee
    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1261-70. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Global diversity of island floras from a macroecological perspective
    Holger Kreft
    Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 170, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Ecol Lett 11:116-27. 2008
  10. pmc Global patterns and determinants of vascular plant diversity
    Holger Kreft
    Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 170, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:5925-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Projected impacts of climate and land-use change on the global diversity of birds
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e157. 2007
    ..A vastly expanded reserve network in the tropics, coupled with more ambitious goals to reduce climate change, will be needed to minimize global extinctions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ecological correlates and conservation implications of overestimating species geographic ranges
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Conserv Biol 22:110-9. 2008
    ..These trends affect broad-scale ecological analyses and species conservation assessments, which will benefit from a careful consideration of potential biases introduced by range overestimation...
  3. pmc The worldwide variation in avian clutch size across species and space
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:2650-7. 2008
    ..The findings offer a conceptual bridge between macroecology and comparative biology and provide a global and integrative understanding of the eco-geographic and cross-species variation in a core life-history trait...
  4. pmc Global associations between terrestrial producer and vertebrate consumer diversity
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:269-78. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Environment, migratory tendency, phylogeny and basal metabolic rate in birds
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3261. 2008
    ..The strong effects of temperature-related variables and varying phylogenetic effects reiterate the importance of addressing both broad-scale and individual-scale variation for understanding the determinants of BMR...
  6. pmc Disparities between observed and predicted impacts of climate change on winter bird assemblages
    Frank A La Sorte
    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3167-74. 2009
    ..In the face of rapid climate change, applying space-for-time substitution as a predictive tool could be problematic with communities developing patterns not reflected by spatial ecological associations...
  7. pmc Unravelling the structure of species extinction risk for predictive conservation science
    Tien Ming Lee
    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC0116, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1329-38. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Future battlegrounds for conservation under global change
    Tien Ming Lee
    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1261-70. 2008
    ..They further highlight the pressing need for new reserves in target regions and support a much extended 'north-south' transfer of conservation resources that maximizes biodiversity conservation while mitigating global climate change...
  9. ncbi request reprint Global diversity of island floras from a macroecological perspective
    Holger Kreft
    Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 170, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Ecol Lett 11:116-27. 2008
    ..Elevation and island geology show relatively weak yet significant effects. Together these variables account for 85% of the global variation in species richness...
  10. pmc Global patterns and determinants of vascular plant diversity
    Holger Kreft
    Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 170, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:5925-30. 2007
    ..The presented geostatistical approach is likely to prove instrumental for identifying richness patterns of the many other taxa without single-species distribution data that still escape our understanding...
  11. pmc Environmental and historical constraints on global patterns of amphibian richness
    Lauren B Buckley
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1167-73. 2007
    ..Our results illustrate how the environmental and historical explanations of species richness gradients can be reconciled and how the perspectives are complements for understanding broad-scale patterns of diversity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Geographic range size and determinants of avian species richness
    Walter Jetz
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Science 297:1548-51. 2002
    ..The relative importance of geometric constraints from the continental edge is moderate. Our findings highlight the failure of traditional species richness models to account for narrow-ranging species that frequently are also threatened...
  13. pmc Species richness, hotspots, and the scale dependence of range maps in ecology and conservation
    Allen H Hurlbert
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13384-9. 2007
    ..We suggest that range-map data contain less information than is generally assumed and provide guidance about the appropriate scale of their use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Thermal and energetic constraints on ectotherm abundance: a global test using lizards
    Lauren B Buckley
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501, USA
    Ecology 89:48-55. 2008
    ..Our results provide initial insights into how energy needs and availability differentially constrain ectotherm and endotherm density across broad spatial scales...
  15. pmc Phenotypic plasticity in the scaling of avian basal metabolic rate
    Andrew E McKechnie
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 273:931-7. 2006
    ..The finding that metabolic scaling in birds is partly determined by environmental factors provides further support for models that predict variation in scaling exponents, such as the allometric cascade model...
  16. ncbi request reprint The scaling of animal space use
    Walter Jetz
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Science 306:266-8. 2004
    ..In large mammals, over 90% of available resources may be lost to neighbors. Our model offers a general framework to understand animal space use and sociality...