Ball, I.R., H.P. Possingham, and M. Watts. 2009. Marxan and relatives: Software for spatial conservation prioritisation. Chapter 14: Pages 185-195 in Spatial conservation prioritisation: Quantitative methods and computational tools. Eds Moilanen, A., K.A. Wilson, and H.P. Possingham. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Marxan with Zones:

Watts, M.E, I.R. Ball, R.R. Stewart, C.J. Klein, K. Wilson, C. Steinback, R. Lourival, L. Kircher, and H.P. Possingham. 2009. Marxan with Zones: software for optimal conservation based land- and sea-use zoning, Environmental Modelling & Software (2009), doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.06.005    Electronic Preprint pdf (367KB)     Final Published Version     Request Reprint

Zonae Cogito:

Segan, D.B., E.T. Game, M.E. Watts, R.R. Stewart, H.P. Possingham. 2011. An interoperable decision support tool for conservation planning. Environmental Modelling & Software, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.08.002

Watts, M.E. and Possingham, H.P. 2013. Cloud infrastructure for systematic conservation planning. URL


Watts, M.E. 2016. marxanui: An R package with Marxan user interfaces for Windows, Mac and Linux. URL DOI 10.5281/zenodo.56155

Watts, M.E. 2016. A web app for systematic conservation planning. Revision 46. URL Source code


How to cite the Marxan R package