Biology and Ecosystems

Learn more about animal population analysis, and access, explore, and download U.S. species occurrence data.

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Date published: April 23, 2018

LSC Conte Anadrmous Fish Laboratory is currently involved in

Date published: January 26, 2018

Composite Raster and Divergence Tool

The Composite Raster and Divergence Tool is an ArcGIS ArcMap add-in

Date published: January 25, 2018

SPARROW modeling: Estimating contaminant transport


What’s New: A new version of the SPARROW code is being developed in the R programming language. The advantage of R is that it is non-proprietary and does not require a license or software cost. The R – SPARROW code is now being completed and should be available early in CY18. Stay Tuned.

Date published: July 7, 2017


ScienceCache is a scientific geocaching mobile application framework.  By melding training and games into the hunt for place-based data collection sites, and incorporating photo uploads as data or for authentication, new volunteers can collaborate in robust data collection. As a volunteer, simply download the ScienceCache app, choose a route, and then follow the directions to collect data.  ...

Date published: July 6, 2017

Evidence of Absence (EoA) Software and User's Guide

Software to Estimate Bird and Bat Fatality at Wind Farms

Date published: May 31, 2017


eDNAoccupancy allows users to specify and fit multi-scale occupancy models with or without covariates, to estimate posterior summaries of occurrence and detection probabilities, and to compare different models using Bayesian model-selection criteria.

Date published: April 12, 2017

Evolutionary Ecology Software

The programs perform input file formation, distribution visualization, individual-based dynamic population simulation, pedigree accuracy assessment, effective population si

Date published: March 9, 2017

AquaPathogen X: A Template Database for Tracking Field Isolates of Aquatic Pathogens

Aquatic Pathogen Template Database (AquaPathogen X)

Date published: March 8, 2017

Random Landscape Tool 10.5

Random Landscape Tool uses a raster data source and a table of classifications to create a random landscape. The classification table allows the user to weight the probability of occurrence to certain classes and to spatially restrict the distribution of classes to certain areas (zones).  

Date published: February 15, 2017

Lake Erie Fish Community Data Explorer

This data exploration tool is intented for use by researchers, resource managers, and the public to better understand the status of the fish community in Lake Erie.

Date published: January 23, 2017


Estimates patch occupancy rates and related parameters.

Date published: January 10, 2017

Quantitative Fatty Acid Signature Analysis in R (qfasar)

Quantitative fatty acid signature analysis (QFASA) is a method of diet estimation introduced over a decade ago (Iverson et al. 2004).