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Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data
The European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN; http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu) aims to facilitate the exploration of existing alien species information from distributed sources through a
Handling Big Data of Alien Species in Europe: The European Alien Species Information Network Geodatabase
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Analysis of the data contained in the EASIN Geodatabase through flexible web services offered by the system has already provided useful input in scientific works and policies on biological invasions.
EASIN-Lit: a geo-database of published alien species records
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EASIN-Lit is an initiative of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, aiming to facilitate access to spatial data published in the literature through the EASIN portal, covering geo-referenced records for 236 species and country-level occurrences for 3105 species.
Implementing the European policies for alien species – networking, science, and partnership in a complex environment
The European Commission has recognized the need for more stringent action to manage biological invasions and has committed to develop a dedicated legislative instrument. Under this upcoming
ELNAIS meets EASIN: distribution of marine alien species in Greece using EASIN mapping services and ELNAIS spatial data
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These maps are used to show differences in patterns of distribution in the Greek Seas for the most abundant Phyla of marine alien species - Mollusca, Arthropoda, Chordata and Annelida and show that the two main pathways of introduction of marinealien species are related to different patterns of species spatial distribution in Greece.
The EASIN Editorial Board: quality assurance, exchange and sharing of alien species information in Europe
The European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN) aims to facilitate the exploration of alien species information in Europe, and is recognized as the information system supporting European Union
Alien plants of Europe: introduction pathways, gateways and time trends
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Analysis reveal that the main primary introduction pathways of alien plants into Europe are linked to accidental escapes from ornamental and horticultural activities, which can assist in the prioritization of introduction pathways control, with the target of slowing down the rate ofAlien plants introductions into Europe.