Imperial College London

Professor Walter Jetz

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Senior Scientist, Grand Challenges in Ecosystems&Environment







Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





My research interests are in integrative global biodiversity science, biogeography, conservation and community ecology. I have a part-time affiliation with Imperial College. Please consult our group pages at for more information about our work.



Tuanmu M-N, Jetz W, 2014, A global 1-km consensus land-cover product for biodiversity and ecosystem modelling, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Vol:23, ISSN:1466-822X, Pages:1031-1045

Keil P, Wilson AM, Jetz W, 2014, Uncertainty, priors, autocorrelation and disparate data in downscaling of species distributions, Diversity and Distributions, Vol:20, ISSN:1366-9516, Pages:797-812

Boyer AG, Jetz W, 2014, Extinctions and the loss of ecological function in island bird communities, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Vol:23, ISSN:1466-822X, Pages:679-688

Keil P, Jetz W, 2014, Downscaling the environmental associations and spatial patterns of species richness, Ecological Applications, Vol:24, ISSN:1051-0761, Pages:823-831

Jetz W, Thomas GH, Joy JB, et al., 2014, Global Distribution and Conservation of Evolutionary Distinctness in Birds, Current Biology, Vol:24, ISSN:0960-9822, Pages:919-930

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