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


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