Canadian Forest Service Publications

Mapping risks and impacts of invasive alien species with dynamic simulation models. 2017. Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F.H.; Coulston, J.W.; Smith, W.D. In A.P. Robinson, T. Walshe, M.A. Burgman, and M. Nunn (eds) Invasive Species: Risk Assessment.Cambridge International Press. Cambridge, UK.

Year: 2017

Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 39500

Language: English

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DOI: 10.1017/9781139019606

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With climate change and increasing globalisation of trade and travel, the risks presented by invasive pests and pathogens to natural environments, agriculture and economies have never been greater, and are only increasing with time. Governments world-wide are responding to these increased threats by strengthening quarantine and biosecurity. This book presents a comprehensive review of risk-based techniques that help policy makers and regulators protect national interests from invasive pests and pathogens before, at, and inside national borders.