Marxan is the most widely used decision support software for conservation planning globally. It's used in 184 countries to build marine and terrestrial conservation systems and is the global leader in conservation land and sea use planning software.
R shiny user interfaces: marxanio and marxanui
- run Marxan
- edit parameters
- run parameter tests
- visualise output maps, figures, and tables
marxanio is a web app
- upload your datasets
- publicly share your datasets
marxanui is an R package
- import your datasets
- for Windows, Mac and Linux
Hugh Possingham is the big brains behind Marxan. He's the Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy, and a University of Queensland Professor and ARC Australian Laurate Fellow.
Ian Ball developed Marxan from it's inception until 2005 as a PhD student and Post Doc.
The Marxan family of software has benefited from a number of contributors over the years. These collaborations have played an important role in informing and directing software development to ensure that Marxan is meeting the varying needs of its users.
We extend our thanks to the following organisations for their contributions of funding or substantial inkind support to help develop Marxan: