Circuitscape is an open-source program that uses circuit theory to model connectivity in heterogeneous landscapes. Its most common applications include modeling movement and gene flow of plants and animals, as well as identifying areas important for connectivity conservation.
|Author(s)||Brad McRae (The Nature Conservancy), Viral Shah, Tanmay Mohapatra|
|User Forum||User Forum|
|User Guide||User Guide (updated March 2014)|
|Compatible OS||Windows, Mac (if grid is small), Linux|
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|Data Requirements||Resistance layer (raster or network of nodes)|