Seven Recommendations to Make Your Invasive Alien Species Data More Useful

@article{Groom2017SevenRT,
  title={Seven Recommendations to Make Your Invasive Alien Species Data More Useful},
  author={Quentin John Groom and Tim Adriaens and Peter Desmet and Annie Simpson and Aaike De Wever and Ioannis Bazos and Ana Cristina Cardoso and L. M. F. Charles and Anastasia Christopoulou and Anna Gazda and H-S. Helmisaari and Donald Hobern and Melanie Josefsson and Frances Lucy and Dragana Marisavljevi{\'c} and Tomasz Oszako and Jan Pergl and Olivera Petrovic-Obradovic and C{\'e}line Pr{\'e}vot and Hans Peter Ravn and Gareth Richards and Alain Roques and Helen E. Roy and M. A. Rozenberg and Riccardo Scalera and Elena Tricarico and Teodora Trichkova and Diemer Vercayie and Argyro Zenetos and Sonia Vanderhoeven},
  journal={Frontiers Appl. Math. Stat.},
  year={2017},
  volume={3},
  pages={13}
}
Science-based strategies to tackle biological invasions depend on recent, accurate, well-documented, standardised and openly accessible information on alien species. Currently and historically, biodiversity data are scattered in numerous disconnected data silos that lack interoperability. The situation is no different for alien species data, and this obstructs efficient retrieval, combination, and use of these kinds of information for research and policy-making. Standardization and… 

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