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Walter Jetz holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford and is faculty at Yale University. His group works at the intersection of ecology, evolution, geography, and environmental sciences. His data-driven research addresses the mechanisms underpinning the large-scale variation of biodiversity and the resulting implications for conservation. He uses remote sensing, phylogenetic, functional, and spatiotemporal biodiversity data combined with new modeling approaches and informatics tools. Walter Jetz is Director of the Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, Lead of Map of Life, GEO BON Working Group Co-Lead, and Chair of the IPBES Task Group on Indicators.

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