Latest Jack Williams Stories

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2014-08-21 03:00:23

Kelly April Tyrrell, University of Wisconsin-Madison As climate change alters habitats for birds and bees and everything in between, so too does the way humans decide to use land. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Aarhus University in Denmark have, for the first time, found a way to determine the potential combined impacts of both climate and land-use change on plants, animals and ecosystems across the country. The study, which looks at estimates of climate and...

2014-03-06 12:26:03

JAMES NESBITT, FRANCES O'CONNOR AND TCHEKY KARYO CAST IN LEAD ROLES BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STARZ, in partnership with the BBC, will produce and air the original limited drama series "The Missing." Filming has begun on the eight-episode run in Brussels, Belgium. Written by Harry and Jack Williams (Honest) and directed by Tom Shankland ("Ripper Street"), "The Missing" will be produced by New Pictures and Company Pictures in association with Two Brothers...

2012-02-21 11:32:21

To better predict the future, Jack Williams is looking to the past. "Environmental change is altering the composition and function of ecological communities," says the Bryson Professor of Climate, People, and the Environment in the University of Wisconsin—Madison geography department. Williams also directs the Center for Climatic Research in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. On Monday, Feb. 20, Williams is speaking at the annual meeting of the American Association of...

2010-05-27 06:21:21

NSF-supported researchers investigate a connection between the disappearance of certain plant communities and the late-Pleistocene extinction of large mammal species in North America Jack Williams is a plant ecologist at heart. He likes to figure out how--and why--plant communities change over time. "For my entire career, I've been keenly interested in the problem of 'no-analogue' plant communities, which are communities that existed in the past but are no longer found today," said Williams,...

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