Tools

AHP-OWO

The AHP-OWA module brings the capabilities of two major procedures of Analytical Hierarchy Process and Linguistic Quantifier Ordered Weighted Averaging into ArcGIS environment for spatial decision making problem solving.

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Biomapper

Biomapper is a kit of GIS- and statistical tools designed to build habitat suitability (HS) models and maps for any kind of animal or plant. It is centred on the Ecological Niche Factor Analysis (ENFA) that allows to compute HS models without the …

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BVMtool

BVMtool (Tool for marine biological valuation mapping) is a set of R scripts automating marine biological valuation calculations based on the biological valuation concept as developed by Derous et al. 2007 and described by Deneudt et al. 2013. Bas…

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CLUZ

Conservation Land-Use Zoning software (CLUZ) is an ArcView GIS interface that allows users to design protected area networks and conservation landscapes. It can be used for on-screen planning and also acts as a link for the Marxan conservation pla…

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Connectivity Analysis Toolkit

The Connectivity Analysis Toolkit (CAT) provides conservation planners with newly-developed tools for both linkage mapping and landscape-level 'centrality' analysis. Centrality refers to a group of landscape metrics that rank the importance of sit…

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DesktopGARP

Desktop GARP is a software package for biodiversity and ecologic research that allows the user to predict and analyze wild species distributions. GARP is a genetic algorithm that creates ecological niche models for species. The models describe env…

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EAR

By integrating biodiversity, socioeconomic and protected area datasets, the Ecosystem Assessment and Reporting Tool (EAR) provides a simple, but powerful interface designed to answer questions such as 'Which ecosystems are least protected?' 'Of th…

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EcoGIS

The EcoGIS project is developing a set of GIS tools to better enable both fisheries scientists and managers to adopt ecosystem approaches to fisheries management. Prototype GIS tools are being developed to address fishing effort and catch analysis…

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Fishery Analyst

Fishery Analyst is an ArcGIS 9.x extension developed to effectively analyze and visualize temporal and spatial patterns of fishery dynamics. The main functions are quantitative estimation and visualization of catch and effort and their variation i…

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GIS methods from BALANCE project

This document contains a list of GIS 'receipes' and indicator uses to evaluate mangement effectiveness. For each subject, the data requirements, step-by-step process and its use as an indicator in the assessment of management performance is descri…

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GRID

GRID (GeoReference Interactions Database) is [under development as] a web-based flexible database and tool to analyse interactions (conflicts and synergies) that has a GIS (GeoInformation System) application to analyse spatial distribution of curr…

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Habitat Modeling Toolbox

Formerly called ArcRstats, the HabMod/ConnMod toolboxes produce multivariate habitat prediction rasters using ArcGIS and the open-source R statistical package for implementing classification and regression (CART), generalized linear models (GLM) a…

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HyperNiche

HyperNiche is user-friendly software for nonparametric regression. Our primary purpose is to provide a flexible tool for multiplicative habitat modeling - habitat models where the predictors are combined multiplicatively rather than additively. Th…

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IBMlib

IBMlib is a generic self-contained individual-based modelling framework able to assess marine habitat connectivity.

  • Eggs/larvae/juvenile/adults may be modelled.
  • Analyze recruitment impact of marine protected areas
  • Model the effect of anthropo…
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MGET

Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools (MGET), also known as the GeoEco Python package, is an open source geoprocessing toolbox designed for coastal and marine researchers and GIS analysts who work with spatially-explicit ecological and oceanographic dat…

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NAMEM

NAMEM (Network Analyst for Marine Ecosystem-based Management) performs large-scale connectivity analysis of marine habitats using recent advances in the application of network theory to source-sink population structures. A simple wizard interface …

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NEMO

NEMO is an ocean modelling framework which is composed of 'engines' nested in an 'environment'. The 'engines' provide numerical solutions of ocean, sea-ice, tracers and biochemistry equations and their related physics. The 'environment' consists o…

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OCEAN

The OCEAN framework is comprised of a suite of tools that includes GIS databases, analyses, and decision support systems for spatial analysis and interpretation of ecological and socioeconomic data. It allows scientists, managers, and communities …

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Open OceanMap

Open OceanMap is a data collection tool used to collect local expert knowledge in support of marine spatial planning. Open OceanMap allows the user to collect and compile ecological and economic data through an intuitive 100-pennies stakeholder in…

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PAT

Protected Area Tools (PAT) v. 2.0. The majority of the work that goes into a protected area gap assessment involves the spatial delineation and critical evaluation of habitats/species, protected areas, and risks to focal habitats. The Protected Ar…

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RAMAS GIS

RAMAS GIS is designed to link your GIS with a metapopulation model for population viability analysis and extinction risk assessment. Habitats used by most species are becoming increasingly fragmented, requiring a metapopulation modeling approach t…

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SPAM

SPAM (Sandeel Population Analysis Model) is a spatial explicit process-oriented scenario simulation tool to study the influence of various environmental, climate and anthropogenic factors on sandeel stocks. Sandeel stocks, being mid-trophic in the…

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WEMo

WEMo (Wave Exposure Model) is a simple hydrodynamic model that calculates the wind wave exposure of a site (Murphey and Fonseca 1995, Fonseca and Bell 1998). WEMo helps coastal managers and ecologists with tasks of estimate wave parameters in coas…

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Zonation

Zonation is a framework for large-scale conservation planning. Zonation can be used for various purposes such as the identification of near-optimal reserve networks, identification of expansions for reserve networks, assessment of proposed reserve…

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