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European Freshwater Alien Species

European Freshwater Alien Species

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Introductions of invasive alien species (IAS) are considered one of the main pressures to freshwater ecosystems. In this context, the maps presented here aim to assist scientists and policy makers in their efforts to prevent and control alien invasions.

Source

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Environment and Sustainability (http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu)
 

see also:

Katsanevakis, S., Bogucarskis, K., Gatto, F., Vandekerkhove, J., Deriu, I. & Cardoso AS, 2012. Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records 1: 235-245.(link).

authors

Núria Cid email and Ana Cristina Cardoso

contact

N. Cid
Universitat de Barcelona
Dept Ecologia
Diagonal Sud, Facultat de Biologia
Diagonal, 643
08028 Barcelona

A.C. Cardoso
European Commission 
Joint Research Centre 
Institute for Environment and Sustainability 
Water Resources Unit 
Via E. Fermi 2749, Building 46 (TP 460) 
I-21027 Ispra (VA)/ Italy 
website: http://ies.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

Related Publications

  • EC (2011) Our life insurance, our natural capital: an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020. COM/2011/244, European Commission, Brussels, 16 pp.
  • Katsanevakis, S., Genovesi, P., Gaiji, S., Nyegaard Hvid, H., Roy, H., Nunes, A.L., Sánchez Aguado, F., Bogucarskis, K., Debusscher, B., Deriu, I., Harrower, C., Josefsson, M., Lucy, F.E., Marchini, A., Richards, G., Trichkova, T., Vanderhoeven, S., Zenetos, A. & Cardoso, A.C. (2013). Implementing the European policies for alien species – networking, science, and partnership in a complex environment. Management of Biological Invasions 4(1): 3-6.
  • Katsanevakis, S., Bogucarskis, K., Gatto, F., Vandekerkhove, J., Deriu, I., Cardoso, A.C. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records 1: 235-245.
  • Vandekerkhove, J. & Cardoso, A.C. (2010). Alien species and the Water Framework Directive - Questionnaire results. Scientific and Technical Research series of the Joint Research Centre – Institute for Environment and Sustainability, 32 pp.
  • Gatto, F., Katsanevakis, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Zenetos, A. & Cardoso A. (2013): Evaluation of online information sources on alien species in Europe - the need of harmonization and integration. Environmental Management 51: 1137-1146. JRC69920

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acknowledgements

EASIN has been supported by JRC/IES institutional funds and by an administrative arrangement No. 070307 with DGENV. We thank those organisations that made their spatial data available to EASIN (i.e. GBIF, REABIC, etc. and their data providers, for more information see http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu/Partners ).

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