The program allows the simulation of spatial dynamics in a benthic coral reef community under various environmental settings.
Several coral species, with either massive or branching colony growth morphologies are implemented as individual colonies, which compete for space with each
other as well as with macroalgae and algal turf.
For more details on the first version of the program see also:
Kubicek A, Muhando C, Reuter H (2012) Simulations of Long-Term Community Dynamics in Coral Reefs - How Perturbations Shape Trajectories. PLoS Comput Biol 8(11): e1002791. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002791
Version 2.0 of the program assesses feedbacks in coral systems and is published in
Kubicek A, Reuter H (2016) Mechanics of multiple feedbacks in benthic coral reef communities. Ecol Modell 329:29-40
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