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Omniscape Impact: a new tool for assessing the effects of habitat restoration on ecological connectivity

By Sarah Chisholm | January 8, 2024

ApexRMS has developed a new tool to assess the impact of alternative habitat restoration options on future ecological connectivity. The Omniscape Impact tool combines a…

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State-and-transition simulation modeling for wetland reclamation in the Athabasca Oil Sands

By Sarah Chisholm | December 11, 2023

ApexRMS is happy to announce its participation in the Boreal Wetlands Reclamation Assessment Program (BWRAP), in collaboration with Dr. Jan Ciborowski, Industrial Research Chair in…

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Highlights from the SyncroSim User Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | October 25, 2023

The SyncroSim 2023 User Conference, held this past September in Fort Collins Colorado, was a great success, bringing together SyncroSim users from across government, industry,…

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Ecological forecasting course at The Fields Institute

By Sarah Chisholm | September 28, 2023

ApexRMS was invited to speak this past July at the 5-day course “Forecasting for Decision-Making: An Epidemiological & Ecological Perspective”, organized by the Canadian Ecological…

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Last chance to register for the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | August 31, 2023

Registration for the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference will be closing on Tuesday, September 12th at 11:59pm (MDT). Limited spaces are still available for all SyncroSim…

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Using smart-device GPS data to understand visitor use of green spaces

By Sarah Chisholm | August 18, 2023

Parks are crucial elements for human and ecosystem well-being. While parks contribute to human health by providing space for exercise, socialization, and respite, they also…

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Last chance for early bird rates to the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | July 11, 2023

Early bird registration for the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference will be closing this Saturday, July 15th at 11:59pm (MDT). Discounted rates are still available for…

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Full program now out for the SyncroSim 2023 User Conference

By Sarah Chisholm | June 26, 2023

The SyncroSim 2023 User Conference is fast approaching and today we are happy to announce the full list of speakers! In his keynote address, Henry…

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Forecasting caribou population trajectories using the DG-Sim SyncroSim package

By Sarah Chisholm | June 12, 2023

In collaboration with ApexRMS, population models and forecasts for the Fortymile caribou herd were recently presented at the 2023 North American Caribou Workshop and Arctic…

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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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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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Forecasting cumulative effects using ST-Sim

By Leonardo Frid | June 17, 2021

A new article published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution describes the development of a landscape simulation model to forecast the cumulative effects…

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Vegetation dynamics models: a comprehensive set for natural resource assessment and planning in the United States

By Leonardo Frid | May 4, 2021

A new article published in the journal Ecosphere describes the development of a national set of vegetation dynamics models for the United States. These state-and-transition…

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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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