We use and strongly encourage people to use free software and share databases. Here we provide links to the most frequently used free software and other links of interest.

Our softwares


LSCorridors was designed to model possible dispersal routes of the species among resource patches and multiple routes of ecological functional corridors. The package is free and open source and was developed in the Python library and Graphical User Interface with access from database of the GRASS GIS. LSCorridors support large data and can manage very complex simulations.

Website: www.leec.eco.br/lscorridors

Other softwares

R software

R software is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

Website: www.r-project.org

QGIS software

QGIS software is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.

Website: www.qgis.org

QGIS tutorial by LEEC team: Download

GRASS software

GRASS software is a free and open source Geographic Information System (GIS) software used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modelling, and visualization. GRASS GIS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as well as by many governmental agencies and environmental consulting companies.

Website: http://grass.osgeo.org/

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