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Invasive Species and Global Climate Change examines what will happen to global invasive species, including plants, animals and pathogens with current and expected man-made climate change. The effects on distribution, success, spread and impact of invasive species are considered for a series of case studies from a number of countries. Invasive Species and Global Climate Change will be of great value to researchers, policymakers and industry in responding to changing management needs.
Part 1. The Dimensions of the Problem: Background and Science.
Chapter 1: Communicating the Dynamic Complexities of Climate and Ecology; Species Invasion and Resource Changes.
Chapter 2: Climate change and plant pathogen invasions.
Chapter 3: Analysis of Invasive Insects: Links to climate change.
Chapter 4: Climate Change, Plant Traits, and Invasion in Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems.
Part 2. Case Studies.
Chapter 5: Non-native Species in Antarctic Terrestrial Environments: The impacts of climate change and human activity
Chapter 6: Synergies between Climate Change and Species Invasions: Evidence from Marine Systems
Chapter 7: Ragweed in Eastern Europe.
Chapter 8: Climate Change and Alien Species in South Africa.
Chapter 9: Climate Change and ‘Alien Species in National Parks’: Revisited.
Chapter 10: Invasive plants in a rapidly changing climate: an Australian perspective.
Chapter 11: Invasive species of China and their responses to climate change.
Part 3. Management: Detection and Prevention.
Chapter 12: Identifying invasive species in real time: Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) and other mapping tools
Chapter 13: Global Identification of Invasive Species: The CABI Invasive Species Compendium as a Resource.
Chapter 14: The Biogeography of Invasive Plants – Projecting Range Shifts with Climate Change
Chapter 15: Identifying Climate Change as a Factor in the Establishment and Persistence of Invasive Weeds in Agricultural Crops.
Chapter 16: Assessing and managing the impact of climate change on invasive species: the PBDM approach.
Part 4. Management: Control and Adaptation.
Chapter 17: Climate, CO2 and Invasive Weed Management.
Chapter 18: Early Detection and Rapid Response: A Cost Effective Strategy for Minimizing the Establishment and Spread of New and Emerging Invasive Plants by Global Trade, Travel, and Climate Change.
Chapter 19: Adapting to Invasions in a Changing World: Invasive species as an economic resource