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Borok V : Alien Species in the Holarctic (5th International Symposium on Biological Invasions)
Title: Borok V : Alien Species in the Holarctic (5th International Symposium on Biological Invasions)
Title abbreviated: Borok V
Title alternative: Fifth International Symposium "Alien Species in the Holarctic: Borok V"
Venue: Uglich
Start date: 2017-09-25
End date: 2017-09-30
Creator: Tereschenko, Lyubov I. [General Secretary]; et al.
Abstract: We cordially invite you to participate in the Fifth International Symposium, "Alien Species in the Holarctic: Borok V", to be held in September, 25-30, 2017 (tentative venue: Uglich, Yaroslavl Province, Russia). Since the second half of the 20th century alien species have been spreading and affecting terrestrial and aquatic, natural and anthropogenic ecosystems. The main goals of the Symposium are: Consolidation of efforts to study the processes of how alien plant and animal species spread in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems; Exchange of information on the vectors, causes, scales, and directions of species spread; changes in their properties in new aquatic and terrestrial habitats; Assessment of the role of the alien species in the transformation of endemic communities; evaluation of social and economic consequences of biological invasions as well as development of risk assessment approaches; Discussion of issues related to terminology, theory of species spread and study methods. [Information of the supplier]
Subject: Nonnative species (578.62)
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