The Role of Space in Invasive Species Management
Touza, Julia, Drechsler, Martin, Johst, Karin and Dehnen-Schmutz, Katharina (2009) The Role of Space in Invasive Species Management. In: Perrings, C. and Mooney, H. and Williamson, M., (eds.) Bioinvasions and Globalization: ecology, economics, management, and policy. Bioinvasions and Globalization . Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 145-158. ISBN 978-0-199-56015-8Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158...
This chapter focuses on the spatial characteristics of invasive species management. Specifically, it looks at control of the spread of a species introduced to an area. It begins with a review of the emerging literature on the spatial economics of invasive species. The studies are reviewed in terms of their use of space: the inclusion of local heterogeneity and the analysis of a network of areas (i.e., two-patches versus multiple-patches). It is shown that most of the studies either focus on heterogeneity in simple landscapes with two patches, or on complex landscapes with multiple areas but ignoring spatial heterogeneity. The chapter develops a simple model to explore the role of spatial heterogeneity in invasive species management in a landscape with multiple areas. A final section recapitulates the main points and offers conclusions.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > Q Science (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- )|
|Series Name:||Bioinvasions and Globalization|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Place of Publication:||Oxford|
|Book Title:||Bioinvasions and Globalization: ecology, economics, management, and policy|
|Editor:||Perrings, C. and Mooney, H. and Williamson, M.|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 145-158|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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