Book Chapter

Biological invasions: Impact and management



Jeschke JM, Evans T, Pattison Z, Saul W & Robertson PA (2022) Biological invasions: Impact and management. In: Mehner T & Tockner K (eds.) Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. 2 ed. Kidlington, Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 368-381.

a. Aim: Outline of how the impact of non-native species can be defined and assessed, and how harmful non-native species can be managed across the different stages of the invasion process. b. Main concepts covered: Impact as a concept in invasion biology; impact scales, levels and mechanisms; management categories c. Main methods covered: EICAT and SEICAT schemes to assess the impacts of non-native species on biodiversity and socio-economics, respectively; framework for the management of non-native species d. Conclusions: Efforts are needed to improve communication and understanding of researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders involved in the impact assessment and management of non-native species.

Alien Species; Biodiversity; Ecological impacts; EICAT; High-impact invaders; Invader impacts; Management framework; Non-native species; SEICAT; Socio-economic impacts

FundersNewcastle University
Publication date31/12/2022
Publication date online01/01/2022
Place of publicationKidlington, Oxford

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Dr Zarah Pattison

Dr Zarah Pattison

Senior Lecturer in Plant Sciences, Biological and Environmental Sciences