Reserve design game

Reserve design game

Introduction

The reserve design game demonstrates the systematic reserve design concepts that underly Ian Ball and Hugh Possingham's Marxan program. The game was developed by Wayne Rochester and Hugh Possingham at The University of Queensland for use in undergratuate tutorials. The accompanying tutorials provide guided tours of reserve design concepts, including

Activities

If you want to try your hand at tuning the game's reserve design parameters, play with the game (and possibly complete tutorial 2) before reading tutorial 1. Tutorial 1 presents good parameters and will therefore spoil your fun.