By Andrew P. Robinson,Terry Walshe,Mark A. Burgman,Mike Nunn

ISBN-10: 0521146747

ISBN-13: 9780521146746

ISBN-10: 052176596X

ISBN-13: 9780521765961

With weather switch and extending globalisation of exchange and shuttle, the dangers awarded by way of invasive pests and pathogens to usual environments, agriculture and economies have by no means been higher, and are just expanding with time. Governments world-wide are responding to those elevated threats by means of strengthening quarantine and biosecurity. This booklet offers a entire evaluation of risk-based options that aid coverage makers and regulators defend nationwide pursuits from invasive pests and pathogens ahead of, at, and inside of nationwide borders. chosen from the study corpus of the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity danger research on the college of Melbourne, this booklet offers recommendations that replicate medical rigour coupled with functional, hands-on functions. targeting surveillance, stochastic modelling, intelligence amassing, selection making and hazard conversation, the contents mix the strengths of threat analysts, mathematicians, economists, biologists and statisticians. The publication offers demonstrated clinical strategies to the best demanding situations confronted via quarantine and biosecurity coverage makers and regulators today.

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