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Available downloads

Table of contents:

Biodiverse GUI

There is also a series of blog posts at

Quick Start Guide

A quick start guide is available.

Stable Release

The current stable release is version 2.1, released 23-Aug-2018.

The release notes summarise the changes in this version.

Installation instructions.

All versions are for 64 bit architectures.

NOTE: These were updated 07-Dec-2018 to fix issue #711. This was an issue exporting to shapefiles, but which otherwise has no effect.

Known issues

  • There appear to be problems with the cp936 locale, and probably other CJK character set locales. The workaround for now is to set your locale and region to US (see details in Issue 506).

Development Release

The release notes summarise the changes in this version.

There is no Linux dev release, but one can be provided if there is a need.

Site Pair Sampler

Site pair sampler for GDM analyses.

For further details, see:

Rosauer, D.F., Ferrier, S., Williams, K.J., Manion, G, Keogh, S & Laffan, S.W. (2014), Phylogenetic Generalised Dissimilarity Modelling: a new approach to analysing and predicting spatial turnover in the phylogenetic composition of communities. Ecography.

Utility scripts

Requires a source code installation.

For further details, see:

Di Virgilio, G., Laffan, S.W. & Ebach, M.C. (2012) Fine scale quantification of floral and faunal breaks and their geographic correlates, with an example from south-eastern Australia. Journal of Biogeography, 39, 1862-1876.

Older versions

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