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.



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

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

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

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

Ko C-Y, Schmitz OJ, Barbet-Massin M, et al., 2014, Dietary guild composition and disaggregation of avian assemblages under climate change, Global Change Biology, Vol:20, ISSN:1354-1013, Pages:790-802

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