CABI Invasives Series Series 4

Invasive Species and Global Climate Change

November 2019
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  • Published
    8th November 2019
  • ISBN 9781786395399
  • Language English
  • Pages 368 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
  • Images tables & figures
October 2014
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  • Published
    15th October 2014
  • ISBN 9781780641645
  • Language English
  • Pages 368 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
  • Images tables & figures

This book 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. This book will be of great value to researchers, policymakers and industry in responding to changing management needs.

"The changing climate of the globe has significant implications for the ecology of organisms that inhabit Earth's biomes. One pressing question is how nonnative and invasive species will respond to these changes. If invasive organisms are generally going to be favored in new climates and environmental conditions, then governments and land managers in many areas will need to develop management plans to avoid the worst of the impacts. In this new book, editors Ziska (USDA) and Dukes (Purdue Univ.) have assembled an international group of experts to analyze the topic from different angles. The 20 chapters are divided into four sections that review the problem, present case studies to highlight key topics, discuss detection and prevention approaches for managers, and present control and adaptation strategies for managers. The wide range of organisms and topics covered is appropriate for this important and complex issue. The book will be a valuable resource for students, faculty, land managers, and policy makers."

R. B. Pratt, California State University--Bakersfield

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

Lewis H. Ziska

Lewis H. Ziska is a Supervisory Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS.

Jeffery S. Dukes

Jeffery S. Dukes is an Associate Professor, Purdue University.