Tag Archives: Invasion Ecology

Conferences part 2 – ESA America in Baltimore

Other lab members decided against migrating to a conference in a flock: here are two going to the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Baltimore from the 9th – 13th of August. You can check out their work. Hannah Pearson … Continue reading

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Species on the move: things to consider when translocating species

The last QAECO reading group tackled a topic of great interest to all the people in the group, be they Q, A, or ECO. We discussed a new paper in Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences where Mark … Continue reading

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Making smart management decisions even when we are uncertain

How do we use structured decision making and value of information analysis to identify robust management strategies even when there is a lot of uncertainty about the system? QAECO’s Joslin Moore and Mike Runge describe how they did it in … Continue reading

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Quantifying levels of biological invasion: towards the objective classification of invaded and invasible ecosystems

Biological invasions are a global phenomenon that threatens biodiversity, and few, if any, ecosystems are free from alien species. The relative “success” of invasion is influenced by inherent features of the species (invasiveness) and recipient ecosystems (invasibility), and factors associated … Continue reading

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