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Linking models of fire behavior and landscape change to support forecasts of invasive species in southwestern U.S.

By Leonardo Frid | December 28, 2020

New research published in Scientific Reports used the ST-Sim model of landscape change, in combination with the FARSITE fire behavior model, to evaluate critical uncertainties…

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ApexRMS welcomes four new members to our Team

By Leonardo Frid | October 27, 2020

We are very excited to welcome four new members to our team of scientists and software developers: Caroline Tucker is a Quantitative Ecologist and was…

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Forecasting future water demand for the California Central Coast

By Leonardo Frid | September 22, 2020

A recent study in the journal Land published by scientists at the US Geological Survey and the University of California, Santa Cruz used ST-Sim to forecast…

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Short term COVID-19 Modeling Post Doc/Grad position

By Leonardo Frid | August 27, 2020

The BC COVID-19 team of modelers is looking for a post-doctoral fellow or senior graduate student to conduct modeling work related to forecasting and scenario building. The…

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Online presentations at the 2020 IALE-North America Meeting

By Leonardo Frid | May 21, 2020

Last week, we participated in the first fully virtual annual meeting of the International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) North America held May 11 –…

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Scenario based modeling framework for forecasting COVID-19 infections and deaths

By Leonardo Frid | April 28, 2020

Our SyncroSim software platform now supports real-time forecasts of COVID-19 infections and deaths for jurisdictions of any size, ranging from public health units to countries.…

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Integrating Local Ecological Knowledge into population model forecasts

By Colin Daniel | February 20, 2020

Integrating information derived from different knowledge systems into natural resource management decision-making can be challenging. As an example of how this can be done effectively,…

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SyncroSim and ST-Sim Workshop Announced for the 2020 IALE North America Meeting

By Leonardo Frid | January 9, 2020

Attendees at the International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) North America Meeting in Toronto will have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on SyncroSim and…

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Predicting carbon cycling in wetlands across the U.S.

By Colin Daniel | December 12, 2019

Learn more about our current work modeling wetland carbon cycling at the AGU Fall Meeting 2019 in San Francisco this week. This work is part of the…

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Maintaining habitat connectivity under scenarios of climate and landuse change

By Leonardo Frid | November 30, 2019

ApexRMS is collaborating with the Quebec Government and Andrew Gonzalez from McGill University to assess forest habitat connectivity within the St. Lawrence Lowlands under scenarios of…

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NSERC ResNet: A network for monitoring, modeling, and managing Canada’s ecosystem services for sustainability and resilience

By Bronwyn Rayfield | September 20, 2019

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has announced funding for an exciting new project led by Elena Bennett at McGill University…

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Linking climate and land use in California

By Bronwyn Rayfield | August 15, 2019

Links between climate change and land use are in the news around the world this week following the publication of a special report on the topic…

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Developing an expert elicited model to evaluate invasive species and fire management alternatives

By Leonardo Frid | May 10, 2019

A recent study published in the journal Ecosphere showcases the development of a landscape model that combines a state-and-transition simulation model developed in ST-Sim with a…

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Simulating nature based solutions to climate change

By Leonardo Frid | April 29, 2019

A recent report by the Nature Conservancy and Next 10 shows that nature based solutions to climate change can be a cost-effective means of reducing…

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A novel approach for biodiversity conservation under climate change

By Leonardo Frid | March 12, 2019

A recent paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution proposes that traditional networks of permanent protected areas may be more effective at conserving biodiversity…

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Early registration ends Feb. 19 for landscape simulation modeling course with ST-Sim

By Leonardo Frid | February 19, 2019

Early registration ends Tuesday, Feb 19! This two-day online course establishes the fundamentals attendees need to use the free ST-Sim software to develop spatially-explicit, integrated models of…

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Expanding protected areas within Canada

By Leonardo Frid | January 7, 2019

Opportunities to expand Canada’s protected area system are the focus of a new study published in a special issue on Biodiversity and Protected Areas in…

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Assessing ecological connectivity in the St. Lawrence Lowlands

By Leonardo Frid | November 2, 2018

Bronwyn Rayfield recently conducted a broad-scale, multi-species connectivity assessment across the entire St. Lawrence Lowlands in collaboration with Andrew Gonzalez, at McGill University. Read the…

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Recent paper estimates the historic ecosystem carbon balance for the continental United States

By Leonardo Frid | August 28, 2018

A recent study led by the US Geological Survey published in the journal Environmental Research Letters used ST-Sim to estimate the ecosystem carbon balance for…

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Engaging stakeholders in the development of simulation models to inform resource management

By Leonardo Frid | May 22, 2018

This journal article by Brian Miller and others, published in the journal Ecosphere, demonstrates how a scenario planning process can be combined with a state-and-transition…

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