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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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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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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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