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Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3215–3229, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-3215-2015
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3215–3229, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-3215-2015

Model description paper 09 Oct 2015

Model description paper | 09 Oct 2015

An open and extensible framework for spatially explicit land use change modelling: the lulcc R package

S. Moulds et al.

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The contribution of lulcc is to provide a free and open-source framework for land use change modelling. The software, which is provided as an R package, addresses problems associated with the current paradigm of closed-source, specialised land use change modelling software which disrupt the scientific process. It is an attempt to move the discipline towards open and transparent science and to ensure land use change models are accessible to scientists working across the geosciences.