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HexSim is a free, versatile, multi-species, life history simulator ideal for building models of animal and plant population viability, interactions, and responses to disturbance. HexSim models are spatially-explicit and individual-based, and HexSim individuals can be assigned dynamic life history traits. HexSim also includes a full genetics sub-model, making it a true eco-evo simulator.
HexSim is not licensed, and is available free of charge.
Example Uses of HexSim
Support for HexSim will be provided on a case-by-case basis, to the extent time is available. Contact HexSimHelp@gmail.com if you have questions or comments.
HexSim was developed under an agreement between the EPA, the University of Washington, and the DoD’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (grant number SI-1541). These institutions share ownership of the project, including the HexSim source code.
US EPA Website
Interested readers may also visit a HexSim website maintained by the US EPA: