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Invasive species : risk assessment and management

Author: Andrew Robinson; Terry Walshe; Mark A Burgman; Mike Nunn
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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This book reviews the latest risk-based techniques to protect national interests from invasive pests and pathogens before, at and within national borders.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robinson, Andrew P.
Invasive Species.
West Nyack : Cambridge University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Robinson; Terry Walshe; Mark A Burgman; Mike Nunn
ISBN: 9781139019606 1139019600
OCLC Number: 990556752
Description: 1 online resource (428 pages)
Contents: 1. The allocation of inspection resources Owen Jones, Andrew Robinson, Martin Shield and Jessica Sibley; 2. Tools for designing and evaluating post-border surveillance systems Susan M. Hester, Cindy E. Hauser and John M. Kean; 3. Control charts for biosecurity monitoring and surveillance David R. Fox; 4. Open-source intelligence gathering and open-analysis intelligence for biosecurity Geoff Grossel, Aidan Lyon and Mike Nunn; 5. Predicting distributions of invasive species Jane Elith; 6. Mapping risks and impacts of invasive alien species with dynamic simulation models Denys Yemshanov, Frank H. Koch, John W. Coulston and William D. Smith; 7. Models for understanding disease dynamics Michael P. Ward, M. Graeme Garner, Joanne M. Potts and Brendan D. Cowled; 8. Bayesian networks for import risk assessment Ann E. Nicholson and Kevin B. Korb; 9. Getting the message right: tools for improving biosecurity risk communication Jane Gilmour, Ruth Beilin, Tamara Sysak and Marta Hernandez-Jover; 10. Cost-benefit analysis for biosecurity decisions Tom Kompas, Tuong Nhu Che, Pham Van Ha and Long Chu; 11. Valuing protection against invasive species using contingent valuation John Rolfe and Jill Windle; 12. Management of invasive species: info-gap perspectives Yakov Ben-Haim; 13. Decisions with relative robustness Colin J. Thompson; 14. Optimising resource allocation Cindy E. Hauser and Tracy M. Rout; 15. Value of information analysis as a decision support tool for biosecurity Michael C. Runge, Tracy M. Rout, Daniel A. Spring and Terry Walshe; 16. Declaring eradication of an invasive species Tracy M. Rout; 17. Surveillance for detection of pests and diseases - how sure can we be of their absence? Tony Martin; 18. Some questions to ask yourself Rob Cannon.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Robinson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, Victoria Australia, Terry Walshe, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, Mark Burgman, School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria Australia, Mike Nunn, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, ACT Australia.


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