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FOR-CAST Research & Analytics

supporting research | informing decisions

FOR-CAST Research & Analytics develops ecological simulation software and forecast models for government and industry to inform decisions related to land management and species at risk.

Our team is experienced working with large scale spatial and ecological data, developing statistical and process-based simulation models, and are passionate about delivering reuseable data-oriented workflows. We coordinate with reseachers from various ecological disciplines to support ecological modelling and forecasts. We strive to support our clients in academia, government, and natural resource management make vital management decisions using the best available scientific data and models.

Development and integration of models simulating forest vegetation, wildfire, insect disturbance, and wildlife populations, to inform decision making for land management and species at risk.

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Co-development and maintenance of the SpaDES suite of packages for R and development of other open-source tools for ecological simulation modeling and reproducible scientfic workflows.

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Hands-on training for users of all skill levels, covering various topics including R programming, simulation modeling in SpaDES, reproducible research workflows, and best practices.

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Email & Phone

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Mailing Address

FOR-CAST Research & Analytics
PO BOX 96026 RPO West Springs
Calgary, AB T3H 0L3