Ecology and Environment Programs

Ecological Researches

  • ADE-4: a multivariate analysis and graphical display software
  • BINMATNEST: nestedness analysis
  • Cactus: a program for Comparative analysis of continuous traits using statistics
  • CAFCA: group compatibility and component compatibility
  • Caic: Computing phylogenetic constraints
  • Canoco: Multivariate statistics. Particularly useful for Ordnination analyses
  • Compare: Simle program for computing phylogenetic constraints
  • Component: a tool for comparing trees)
  • Distance: design and analysis of distance sampling surveys of wildlife populations
  • EasyReg: Regression and kernel density analysis
  • EcoSimR: Null models for Ecology
  • EstimateS: Estimating species richness with non parametric estimators
  • Mark: Estimations based on marked individuals
  • PCORD: Multivariate Analysis of Ecological Data
  • PCCA: phylogenetic canonical correlation analysis
  • Phylip: Inferring phylogenies
  • Past: multivariate analyses in community ecology
  • Rangemodel: Geometric constraints analysis
  • Resampling: Bootstrapping and jackknifing
  • SAM: Spatial Analysis in Macroecology
  • SDR-IV Species Diversity and Richness 4: diversity indices and species abundance distribution
  • Spade: Estimating species richness
  • SPOMSIM: Metapopulation simulation
  • Temperature calculator: Classic Nestedness temperature calculator
  • TreeView: a program for manipulating phylogenetic trees
  • Werner Ulrich’s lab: Ecology and Biogeography
    • Nestedness: measuring order and disorder in ecological communities
    • Niche: metacommunity analysis
    • NODF: nestedness analysis
    • Paris: pairwise species associations in ecological matrices
    • PatchOccupancy: species spatial distributions
    • RAD: rank abundance distribution
    • Impact: Species response to environmental gradient
    • Turnover: null models
    • Transitivity: multivariate competitive interactions
  • Ws2m: Estimating species richness
  • zt: Mantel and Partial Mantel test

Biogeographical Analyses:

  • Biomapper: a kit og GIS- and statistical tools designed to build habitat suitability (HS) models
  • DesktopGarp: to predict and analyze wild species distributions
  • DIVA GIS: for mapping and analyzing biodiversity data

Community and Population Ecology

  • INHS: including software for population density and abundance, survival rates for capture-recapture of marked populations, bioacustics, home range, banding data analysis, rarefaction, geometric series, log series, truncated log normal, broken stick, Q statistic, Shannon diversity index, Brillouin index, Simpson’s index, McIntosh’s index, Berger-Parker index, jack-knifing, Pielou’s pooled quadrat, beta diversity, similarity measures, radio telemetry, landscape structure analysis, LOcally Weighted regrESSion, multivariate statistics

  • Pisces Staff: including packages for: NMDS, DECORANA, TWINSPAN, Reciprocal Averaging, PCA, ANOSIM, SIMPER, Cluster analysis, Similarity and distance measures; Canonical Correspondence Analysis (CCA), Redundancy Analysis (RDA) and Multiple Regression (MR); diversity and distance measures from genetic sequences; statistical analysis of circular data; Fuzzy clustering methods; animal and plant density from measurements of the distance between objects; population statistics from removal trapping data; fits and plots von Bertalanffy, Seasonally-adjusted von Bertalanffy, Gompertz, Logistic and many other growth curves to length and/or weight at age data; population size of both closed and open populations with mark-recapture methods

Phylogeny Programs

Evolutionary Programs


Sources from Simone Fattorini, and the Internet. Compiled by Xingfeng Si.

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