Publications & Resources



Ackerly, D.D., Loarie, S.R., Cornwell, W.K., Weiss, S.B., Hamilton, H., Branciforte, R., and N.B.Kraft. 2010. "The geography of climate change: Implications for conservation biogeography". Diversity & Distributions: 16:476-487


Loarie, S.R., Duffy, P.B., Hamilton, H,, Asner, G.P., Field, C.B. & D.D. Ackerly. 2009. "The velocity of climate change". Nature 462:1052-1055


Irving, L. & H, Hamilton. “Forecasting the Effects of Climate Change on Biodiversity: Visualizing Change to Inspire Public Action”. (2009). State of Climate Visualization. Neset, T-S S., Johansson, J. and Linnér, B-O. (eds.), CSPR Report N:o 09:04, Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, Norrköping, Sweden. Full report can be downloaded here. 


Fernandez, M., S. Blum, S. Reichle, Q. Guo, B Holzman, and H. Hamilton. 2009.
“Locality uncertainty and the differential performance of four common niche-based modeling techniques.”
Biodiversity Informatics, 6, 2009, 36 – 52.


Fernandez, M., D. Cole, R. Heyer, S. Reichle, and R. De Sa. 2009.
“Predicting Leptodactylus (amphibia, anura, leptodactylidae) distributions: broad-ranging versus patchily distributed species using a presence-only environmental niche modeling technique.”
South American Journal of Herpetology, 4(2), 2009, 103 -116



Shifting Life and Landscapes: Modeling species distributions under future climate regimes supports connectivity conservation. Presented at ESRI User’s Conference, 2008.


Climate Change and Conservation Collaborators

Climate Change and GIS Resources


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