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ST-Sim used to project changes in tsunami hazard exposure in the US Pacific Northwest

By Leonardo Frid | March 9, 2017

A recent USGS led publication in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction used ST-Sim to project land use change and associated population growth in…

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Recent publication of ST-Sim case study in Carbon Balance and Management

By Leonardo Frid | February 9, 2017

A recent publication in the journal Carbon Balance and Management, entitled A carbon balance model for the great dismal swamp ecosystem, uses ST-Sim to assess…

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Interview with Dr Jen Costanza about her research using ST-Sim and LANDFIRE products

By Leonardo Frid | January 16, 2017

LANDFIRE recently conducted an interview with landscape ecologist, Jen Costanza, a professor at North Carolina State University.  Jen has been using ST-Sim in combination with…

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Video tutorials on running spatially explicit models in ST-Sim

By Leonardo Frid | December 20, 2016

We have recently released three new video tutorials on developing spatially explicit state-and-transition simulation models (STSMs) using ST-Sim. These tutorials are based on a simple…

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ST-Sim based study of California land use and water demand featured in Water Deeply

By Leonardo Frid | October 24, 2016

Water Deeply recently featured an article on a USGS and Nature Conservancy study using ST-Sim to account for potential land use impacts on water demand in California.  In…

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ST-Sim used to evaluate bioenergy production effects on wildlife habitat

By Leonardo Frid | August 12, 2016

Two new papers in GCB Bioenergy explore the impacts of bioenergy driven land use change on wildlife habitat in North Carolina using ST-Sim. Costanza et al. 2016…

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New publication explaining the approach used in our ST-Sim software for forecasting landscape change

By Leonardo Frid | July 12, 2016

A description of the state-and-transition simulation model (STSM) methodology used in ST-Sim has just been published in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.  The…

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Check out the new website for the Land Use and Carbon Scenario Simulator

By Leonardo Frid | June 10, 2016

The USGS Land Use and Climate Change Team has recently created a new website that describes the Land Use and Carbon Scenario Simulator (LUCAS). ST-Sim is…

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View the online tutorial video on getting started with ST-Sim

By Leonardo Frid | May 27, 2016

Accompanying the release of ST-Sim version 3.0, we have just released a getting started tutorial video. The tutorial guides you through creating, running and viewing…

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ST-Sim Version 3.0 now available for free download

By Leonardo Frid | May 18, 2016

Version 3.0 of ST-Sim, a spatially-explicit State-and-Transition Simulation Model framework, is now available for free download. This version adds a number of important features including: support…

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Registration now open for SyncroSim 2023 User Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | May 9, 2023

We are excited to announce the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference, to be held September 19-22, 2023 in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado. This in-person event will bring…

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Kicking off a new ecological corridors modeling project

By Sarah Chisholm | May 3, 2023

Bronwyn Rayfield, a senior landscape ecologist at ApexRMS, recently participated in a kickoff meeting for the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System Ecological Corridors Pilot Project.…

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Save the date – SyncroSim User Conference Sept. 19-22, 2023

By Sarah Chisholm | March 9, 2023

We are excited to announce the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference, to be held September 19-22, 2023 in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado. This in-person event will…

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Modeling a species’ population response to vegetation change: the case of the Florida scrub jay

By Sarah Chisholm | February 2, 2023

ApexRMS staff recently met with collaborating scientists, land managers, and modelers to discuss the potential role of land management practices in mitigating the decline of…

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Introducing the new omniscape SyncroSim package for habitat connectivity modeling

By Sarah Chisholm | December 21, 2022

ApexRMS is pleased to announce the release of omniscape SyncroSim, a new open-source SyncroSim package for calculating habitat connectivity across a landscape. Habitat connectivity analyses…

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BurnP3+ and Highlights from the Wildland Fire Canada Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | November 23, 2022

ApexRMS is pleased to announce the release of the new BurnP3+ package for SyncroSim made in partnership with the Canadian Forest Service. Together with Dr.…

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SyncroSim BurnP3+ Workshop at the 2022 Wildland Fire Canada Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | October 17, 2022

Attendees at the Wildland Fire Canada Conference in Edmonton, Alberta will have the chance to participate in a workshop focused on the new SyncroSim package,…

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A case for clean code

By Sarah Chisholm | September 19, 2022

A new article published in Methods in Ecology in Evolution (MEE) makes a case for biologists to adopt a practice of writing clean code. This…

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Highlights from the Ecological Society of America 2022 annual meeting

By Sarah Chisholm | August 23, 2022

The joint meeting between the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) and Ecological Society of America (ESA) was held in Montreal last week. We…

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ApexRMS workshops, talks, and poster presentations at Hybrid ESA 2022

By Sarah Chisholm | June 23, 2022

The 2022 Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) Annual Meeting will be a joint meeting with the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) on August…

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