Will Turner, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Natural Climate Solutions

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English

Will Turner, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Natural Climate Solutions

Dr. Will Turner’s interests focus on integrating our knowledge of biodiversity, climate change and socioeconomics to safeguard biodiversity and support the billions who depend on it.
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Dr. Turner’s interests focus on integrating our knowledge of biodiversity, climate change and socioeconomics to safeguard biodiversity and support the billions who depend on it. A native of Austin, Texas, Dr. Turner studied computer engineering at The University of Texas and earned his Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Arizona. His writings include both popular and scientific articles on topics such as climate change, ecosystem services, conservation planning, ecological monitoring, biogeography, animal behavior and the relationship between nature and human societies.

Publications

  • Estes, L. D., B. A. Bradley, H. Beukes, D. G. Hole, M. Lau, M. G. Oppenheimer, R. Schulze, M. A. Tadross, and W. R. Turner. 2013. Comparing mechanistic and empirical model projections of crop suitability and productivity: Implications for ecological forecasting. Global Ecology & Biogeography 22: 1007-1018.
  • Busch, J., J. Ahumada, F. de Koning, C. A. Harvey, J. Hewson, D. Hole, M. Honzak, S. N. Panfil, E. Pidgeon, R. Portela, M. Steininger, K. Tabor, and W. R. Turner. 2013. Designing nature-based mitigation to promote multiple benefits. Carbon Management 4:129-133.
  • Boltz, F., W. R. Turner, F. W. Larsen, I. Shulz, and A. Guarín. 2013. Reconsidering Sustainable Development Goals: Is the environment merely a dimension? German Development Institute, Bonn.
  • Turner, W. R., K. Brandon, T. M. Brooks, C. Gascon, H. Gibbs, K. Lawrence, R. A. Mittermeier, and E. Selig. 2013. The potential, realised, and essential ecosystem service benefits of biodiversity conservation. In Roe, D., J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook, and M. Walpole, eds.Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Reduction: Exploring the Evidence for a Link. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  • McCaffrey, R. E., W. R. Turner.,​ and A. J. Borens. 2012. A new approach to urban bird monitoring: The Tucson Bird Count. Pp. 139-154 in Lepczyk, C. A. and P. S. Warren, eds.Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation. Studies in Avian Biology no. 45. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
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Dr. Turner’s interests focus on integrating our knowledge of biodiversity, climate change and socioeconomics to safeguard biodiversity and support the billions who depend on it. A native of Austin, Texas, Dr. Turner studied computer engineering at The University of Texas and earned his Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Arizona. His writings include both popular and scientific articles on topics such as climate change, ecosystem services, conservation planning, ecological monitoring, biogeography, animal behavior and the relationship between nature and human societies.

Publications

  • Estes, L. D., B. A. Bradley, H. Beukes, D. G. Hole, M. Lau, M. G. Oppenheimer, R. Schulze, M. A. Tadross, and W. R. Turner. 2013. Comparing mechanistic and empirical model projections of crop suitability and productivity: Implications for ecological forecasting. Global Ecology & Biogeography 22: 1007-1018.
  • Busch, J., J. Ahumada, F. de Koning, C. A. Harvey, J. Hewson, D. Hole, M. Honzak, S. N. Panfil, E. Pidgeon, R. Portela, M. Steininger, K. Tabor, and W. R. Turner. 2013. Designing nature-based mitigation to promote multiple benefits. Carbon Management 4:129-133.
  • Boltz, F., W. R. Turner, F. W. Larsen, I. Shulz, and A. Guarín. 2013. Reconsidering Sustainable Development Goals: Is the environment merely a dimension? German Development Institute, Bonn.
  • Turner, W. R., K. Brandon, T. M. Brooks, C. Gascon, H. Gibbs, K. Lawrence, R. A. Mittermeier, and E. Selig. 2013. The potential, realised, and essential ecosystem service benefits of biodiversity conservation. In Roe, D., J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook, and M. Walpole, eds.Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Reduction: Exploring the Evidence for a Link. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  • McCaffrey, R. E., W. R. Turner.,​ and A. J. Borens. 2012. A new approach to urban bird monitoring: The Tucson Bird Count. Pp. 139-154 in Lepczyk, C. A. and P. S. Warren, eds.Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation. Studies in Avian Biology no. 45. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
Talk to Me About
Biodiversity, Birds, Climate Adaptation, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Conservation Policy, Conservation Science, Ecology, Economics
Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English