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Welcome to the HexSim Project

HexSim is a free, versatile, multi-species life history simulator

that you can use to build models of animal and plant population

structure, dynamics, viability, and interactions. HexSim models

are both spatially-explicit and individual-based, and trait-based.

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Develop PVA models

Impose stressor interactions

Evaluate landscape connectivity

Conduct source-sink analyses

Model competition and predation

Explore landscape genetics

Simulate disease dynamics

- And a great deal more -

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Learn more about HexSim:

Read the HexSim Overview on this website.

Visit the HexSim Tutorials page.

Look through the Worked Examples.

Check out the HexSim User's Guide.

Examine the Frequently Asked Questions.

Download your own copy of the model.

Or view a HexSim YouTube video:

Metapopulation Dynamics

Predator-Prey Dynamics

Spotted owl Connectivity

Disease Dynamics (1)

Disease Dynamics (2)

Cellular Automaton

Frogs and Chytrid Fungus