Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools

Download the open-source geoprocessing toolbox to help solve a wide variety of marine research, conservation, & spatial planning problems.

What is it?

Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools (MGET) is a free, open-source geoprocessing toolbox that can help you solve a wide variety of marine research, conservation, and spatial planning problems. MGET plugs into ArcGIS and can perform tasks such as:

  • Accessing oceanographic data from ArcGIS
  • Identifying ecologically-relevant oceanographic features in remote sensing imagery
  • Building predictive species distribution models
  • Modeling habitat connectivity by simulating hydrodynamic dispersal of larvae
  • Detecting spatiotemporal patterns in fisheries and other time series data

Learn more!

In ArcGIS, MGET appears as a geoprocessing toolbox. The toolbox contains about 300 tools. 

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As part of our recent overhaul of the predictive modeling tools, we added support for random forests as a new modeling type.

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In MGET 0.8a42, we introduced a simplified workflow for predictive modeling, shown here for generalized linear models (GLMs).

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