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    Quickscan 4.0 splash screen
    December 2018

    QUICKScan version 4.0 'Curacao' pre-release

    • Lookup table
      • Added support for output of numbers in addition to categories
    • Scripting
      • Added support for PC-Raster python
      • ESRI ArcPython no longer supported
    • Added new 'LARCH'-sustainability of ecological networks model component
    • Backwards compatibility
      • ESRI ArcPython scripts are read as PC-Raster python. Scripts are preserved but cannot be executed
      • ESRI Grid raster support was removed in earlier version 3.3. ESRI Grid raster are read as GeoTiff. Grids are preserved but cannot be used.
    • Source code base
      • source code upgrade from java 8 to java 11
      • removal of Java SAF framework
      • GUI forms designed in JFormDesigner

    Known issues:

    • browse button in raster component editer is not operational. Tip: type raster file path, either relative from project file location in absolute
    • trade-off diagram comparison GUI is not operational
    • hitting a run-button multiple times before the result is fully calculated and displayed, generates an exception
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    Coffee farmers Colombia
    August 2018

    Report on sustainable coffee farming in Colombia published

    Coffee production is one of the most important agricultural activities for Colombian economy. It influences the demand, development and social stability in the rural areas of the country. The coffee growing industry often has to make decisions under complexity, uncertainty and time pressure. QUICKScan was used to rapidly produce a joint understanding of acute and upcoming problems and co-develop priorities and solutions to achieve a sustainable coffee industry. Read full report here.

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    Serbia Expanding city
    August 2018

    Paper on land use projection model 'iClue' published

    The land use projection model iClue is an integral part of QUICKScan. Human use of land increasingly alters the structure and the functioning of the environment. To ex-ante understand and anticipate these changes there is an increased need for readily available and operational land use change models. One of these models is CLUE, which has been used in many studies all over the world.  Verweij, P., Cormont, A.,Kok, K., van Eupen, M., Janssen, S., te Roller, J., de Winter, W., Perez-Soba, M., Staritsky, I., 2018, Improving the applicability and transparency of land use change modelling: The iCLUE model