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Valuation of impacts of incursions on biodiversity: A review of the literature
(Nimmo-Bell & Company Ltd., 2006-06-30)
This report provides an overview of the economic literature on invasive species with focus aimed at economic valuation. The report opens with an overview of economics concepts related to invasive species. Costs of invasive ...
Objective functions for comparing simulations with insect trap catch data
(Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 2009-07)
Targeted surveillance of high risk invasion sites using insect traps is becoming an important tool in border biosecurity, aiding in early detection and subsequent monitoring of eradication attempts. The mark-release-recapture ...
Modelling the proximal source of intercepted exotic insects
(Lincoln University, 2009)
Biological invasions are major threats to any nation’s economy and biodiversity. To detect new biological incursions of some species biosecurity agencies deploy pheromone sentinel traps for targeted species at high risk ...