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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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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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Using State-and-Transition Simulation Models to Guide Sustainable Management of Ecosystems: Three Case Studies from across the US

By Leonardo Frid | May 28, 2015

The USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center has published a webinar of three case study applications of State-and-Transition Simulation Models to guide sustainable management of…

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ST-Sim, State-and-Transition Simulation Model Framework Version 2.4, now available for free download

By Leonardo Frid | April 20, 2015

Version 2.4 of ST-Sim, a spatially-explicit State-and-Transition Simulation Model framework, is now available for free download. This version adds several important features incliuding the ability…

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ST-Sim Version 2.4 is now available for download

By Leonardo Frid | April 20, 2015

ST-Sim version 2.4 is now available for download at http://www.apexrms.com/projects/stsm. This version adds several important features incliuding:   The ability to specify age classes and aggregate/dissagregate…

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Second state-and-transition simulation model conference proceeding papers now in AIMS Environmental Science

By Leonardo Frid | April 9, 2015

Over fifty ecologists, land managers, and decision makers participated in the Second State-and-Transition Simulation Modelling (STSM) Conference, hosted and sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey, and co-sponsored…

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ST-Sim Version 2.3 is now available for download

By Leonardo Frid | October 8, 2014

ST-Sim version 2.3 is now available for download at http://www.apexrms.com/projects/stsm. This version adds several important features incliuding parallel processing capabilities for iterations and strata, percentile graphing,…

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Upcoming state-and-transition simulation model online conference presentation at the Society for Range Management

By Leonardo Frid | February 4, 2014

Leonardo Frid will be delivering an online conference presentation on using state-and-transition simulation models to evaluate alternative land managment scenarios at the 2014, Society for…

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ST-Sim Version 2.1 is now available for download

By Leonardo Frid | January 5, 2014

ST-Sim version 2.1 is now available for download at http://www.apexrms.com/projects/stsm. This version adds additional fields to the randomization of initial time since transition (TST) values for…

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ST-Sim Version 2.0 is now available for download

By Leonardo Frid | December 13, 2013

 ST-Sim version 2.0 is now available for download at http://www.apexrms.com/projects/stsm. In addition to the continued support for developing spatially-explicit state-and-transition simulation models (STSMs), this version also…

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ST-Sim Version 1.5 (BETA) is now available for download

By Leonardo Frid | October 30, 2013

ST-Sim version 1.5 is now available for download at http://www.apexrms.com/projects/stsm. There are a number of important new features in this version including: Significant changes to the…

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ST-Sim Version 1.4 is now available for download

By Leonardo Frid | September 3, 2013

ST-Sim version 1.4 is now available for download at http://www.apexrms.com/projects/stsm. Some key features included in this version: The ability to view output rasters directly in ST-Sim…

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