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IAN Integration and Application Network Conceptual Diagrams

The IAN symbol libraries contain over 1500 custom-made vector symbols (in 32 categories) designed specifically for enhancing science communication skills. The libraries are designed primarily for use with Adobe Illustrator (requires version 10 or better), however we also offer eps and svg versions for non-Illustrator users.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Free

AGWA - Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment Tool

The Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) Tool is a GIS-based watershed management tool that parameterizes and runs two watershed models, KINEROS2 and SWAT. AGWA is designed to provide qualitative estimates of runoff and erosion relative to landscape change.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Free

Marine Conservation Agreements - A Practitioner's Toolkit

The Practitioner's Toolkit for Marine Conservation Agreements (MCAs) provides information for local, national, and international organizations regarding a promising strategy to protect ocean and coastal biodiversity from degradation and depletion.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Free

Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES)

Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES) is a GIS-based tool designed to assess, map, and quantify the perceived social values for ecosystem services, such as aesthetics, biodiversity, and recreation.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Free
Keyword(s):
decision support,
ecosystem assessment,
social-ecological systems,
value transfer

PRMS- Precipitation Runoff Modeling System

PRMS is a modular design, distributed parameter, physical process watershed model developed to evaluate the effects of various combinations of precipitation, climate, and land use on watershed response.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Free

CommunityViz

CommunityViz is advanced yet easy-to-use GIS software designed to help people visualize, analyze and communicate about important land-use decisions. Operating as an extension to ESRI’s ArcGIS platform, CommunityViz offers:

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
$100-$500
Keyword(s):
3-d,
analysis,
data,
gis,
mapping,
software,
visualization

CanVIS

The CanVis image editing software is an entry-level program that allows resource professionals to create photo-realistic simulations with minimal computer skills. The software allows you to edit a scanned photograph or an image from a digital camera.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Free

CITYgreen

CITYgreen is GIS (Geographic Information System) software that is an extension to the ESRI's (Environmental Systems Research Institute) ArcGIS. With CITYgreen, users can conduct complex analyses of ecosystem services and create easy-to-understand reports.

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Software/Web Tool
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SimCLIM

SimCLIM is an “open-framework” modelling system that can be customised, maintained and applied by users for the purpose of examining impacts and adaptations to climate variability and change, including extreme climatic events.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Varies with application
Keyword(s):
climate change risk and adaptation assessment modeling system,
extreme event analysis,
impact models,
sea level rise scenarios

Miradi

The Miradi software tool helps conservation practitioners implement the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation. Miradi provides an easy-to-use, interview-style interface that walks a project team through each step of the process of designing, managing and monitoring their project according to the best practice standards established and tested by the world's major conservation organizations.

Tool Type:
Software/Web Tool
Tool Cost:
Varies with application