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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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The current state of multispecies connectivity analysis

By Sarah Chisholm | May 30, 2022

A new systematic review published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution provides an overview of computational methods for analyzing and prioritizing the connectivity needs of…

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Virtual SyncroSim and ST-Sim Workshop at Hybrid NACCB 2022

By Katie Birchard | March 30, 2022

The 2022 North American Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB) will be a hybrid conference with opportunities to participate in-person in Reno, NV, and virtually. ApexRMS…

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New approach to model forest carbon and natural climate solutions across the U.S.

By Leonardo Frid | February 22, 2022

A new modeling approach published in the journal Carbon Balance and Management provides national-scale, spatially-explicit estimates of carbon stocks and fluxes within forest ecosystems under…

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The new pysyncrosim package for Python is now available

By Katie Birchard | January 19, 2022

ApexRMS is pleased to announce the release today of a new open-source Python package, called pysyncrosim, providing a direct interface to the SyncroSim modeling framework…

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Connecting agent-based and state-and-transition simulation models

By Leonardo Frid | December 7, 2021

A new article by Brian Miller (USGS) and Leonardo Frid (ApexRMS) published in the journal Landscape Ecology describes the development of a new approach to…

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SyncroSim 2.3.5 Released

By Katie Birchard | October 1, 2021

ApexRMS has released a new version of SyncroSim – v2.3.5. This version of SyncroSim includes significant improvements and new features: Updated to version 4.8 of…

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Developing a property-specific fire risk model across the U.S.

By Bronwyn Rayfield | August 17, 2021

ApexRMS is helping to create a climate-driven, property-specific wildfire risk model for the U.S. The initiative is being led by First Street Foundation, a non-profit research and technology group, to give property owners…

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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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