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New self-directed course for ST-Sim

By Leonardo Frid | April 13, 2021

We have just released a new version of our popular course covering state-and-transition simulation modeling of landscape dynamics using ST-Sim. This two-day self-directed online course…

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Roadmap to a dynamic ecosystem assessment system for Australia

By Leonardo Frid | March 5, 2021

ApexRMS was recently invited to participate in the virtual symposium “Developing a dynamic ecosystem assessment system for Australia”, February 1-5, 2021. Hosted by CSIRO, Australia’s national science research agency, the symposium brought…

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Major scalability improvements to SyncroSim and ST-Sim

By Leonardo Frid | January 27, 2021

Over the last few months, SyncroSim and ST-Sim releases have included major scalability improvements allowing for simulations to run faster for larger and more complex…

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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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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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ST-Sim course + workshop on modeling land use change and carbon: June 12-14

By Leonardo Frid | April 18, 2018

Course & Workshop Sponsored by California Air Resources Board U.S. Geological Survey Apex Resource Management Solutions This unique event begins with a two-day online course…

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Approach for simulating continuous state variables in ST-Sim published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution

By Leonardo Frid | February 5, 2018

In December 2017, Colin Daniel and others published a study in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution describing a new approach for integrating continuous…

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New paper using ST-Sim to project future scenarios of land change for the state of California

By Leonardo Frid | January 6, 2018

Benjamin Sleeter and others at the U.S. Geological Survey and the State of California have recently completed a study published in Earths Future. This research…

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Major new versions of SyncroSim and ST-Sim, including R package and Lite version, available for free download

By Leonardo Frid | October 20, 2017

SyncroSim Version 2, including the new rsyncrosim package for R, is now available for free download. This new version of SyncroSim represents a major milestone…

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ST-Sim Training & User Group Meeting, November 28-30, 2017

By Leonardo Frid | August 30, 2017

Early registration is now open for the ST-Sim Training & User Group Meeting. This meeting brings together current and future users of ST-Sim in order to learn more about the software…

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Bronwyn Rayfield coauthors publication in Science on network modularity

By Leonardo Frid | August 7, 2017

ApexRMS associate, Dr. Bronwyn Rayfield, recently coauthored a paper in Science on the effect of modularity on the ability of a network to withstand perturbations. …

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New publication: Incorporating uncertainty into forest management planning

By Leonardo Frid | July 12, 2017

A newly published article in Forest Ecology and Management by Colin Daniel and others demonstrates the use of ST-Sim as a tool to incorporate uncertainty…

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