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Courses

Marxan training courses are taught by instructors from the Environmental Decisions Group at The University of Queensland. Courses are a mixture of lecture and hands-on activities and are designed to provide users with the basic skills to use Marxan in a conservation planning exercise.

Download Introduction to Marxan course materials

 

 CURRENT COURSES

Course Title, Location

Date

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 June 23-24, 2015

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 June 22-24, 2015

 

 
 PACMARA COURSES

The Pacific Marine Analysis and Research Association (PacMARA) offers a range of Marxan related training courses in various locations around the world. Further information is available from their website.

 
 PAST COURSES

Course Title, Location

Date

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 November 18-19, 2014

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 November 17-19, 2014

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 June 24-25, 2014

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 June 23-25, 2014

Introduction to Marxan Perth, WA

 December 16-17, 2013

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 November 19-20, 2013

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 November 18-20, 2013

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 June 25-26, 2013

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 June 24-26, 2013

Introduction to Marxan Student Conference on Conservation Science Australia

 Jan 28, 2013

Introduction to Marxan Student Conference on Conservation Science Australia

 Jan 30, 2013

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 November 29-30, 2012

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 November 28-30, 2012

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 July 5-6, 2012

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 July 4-6, 2012

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 November 22-23, 2011

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 November 21-23, 2011

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 June 28-29, 2011

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 June 27-29, 2011

Introduction to Marxan Vancouver, BC

 18-19 November, 2010

Introduction to Marxan Toronto, ON

 16-17 December, 2010

Introduction to Marxan Victoria, BC

 19-20 May, 2011

Introduction to Marxan Halifax, NS

 June 30-1 July 2011

Marxan for Managers Toronto, ON

 15 December, 2010

Marxan for Managers Victoria, BC

 13 May, 2011

Marxan for Managers Halifax, NS

 25 June, 2011

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 June 28-29, 2011

Marxan Train The Trainer Brisbane, QLD

 June 27-29, 2011

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

 November 22-23, 2010

Marxan and Marxan with Zones course in Bali, Indonesia. Download workshop presentations HERE

July 18, 2010

Systematic Conservation Planning Workshop Sabah, Malaysia.  Download workshop presentations HERE

July 23-28, 2010

Train the Trainer (for Introduction to Marxan) Ottawa, Canada

July 5-9, 2010

Introduction to Marxan Ottawa, Canada

July 6-7, 2010

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QL

July 15-16, 2010

Introduction to Marxan Brisbane, QLD

November 25-26, 2009

Advanced Marxan Brisbane, QLD

November 27, 2009

INTECOL Workshop, Brisbane, QLD

August 22, 2009

Introduction to Marxan, Brisbane, QLD

July 9-10, 2009

Introduction to Marxan, Vancouver, BC, Canada
The course was sponsored by The Pacific Marine Analysis & Research Association

May 28th and 29th, 2009

Introduction to Marxan, Brisbane, QLD

November 19-20, 2008

Advanced Marxan, Brisbane, QLD

November 21, 2008

Systematic Conservation Planning with Marxan and MarZone, Broome, WA

July 10-11, 2008

Introduction to Marxan, Brisbane, QLD

July 17-18, 2008

Introduction to Marxan, Brisbane, QLD

April 2007

Introduction to Marxan, Brisbane, QLD

Nov & December 2007

Decision Support Systems Practitioner Workshop, Perth, WA

November 2006

Systematic Conservation Planning with Marxan and MarZone, Perth, WA

May 2007

Systematic Conservation Planning with Marxan and MarZone, Perth, WA

November 2007

Society of Conservation Biology Workshop, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

July 2007

 OTHER COURSES

Universidad Austral (Chile) 4th Year Landscape Ecology Exercise (in Spanish/ en Espanol)

Dr. Noam Levin. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. GIS applications for conservation planning. (in Hebrew)



Marxan at Work
The Boundary Length Modifier (BLM) allows you to control how much clustering will occur in your reserve. This example is from a project in Western Australia at Rottnest Island.

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