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Barrow Island's biosecurity : catching the unknown invader

Jarrad, Frith C., Whittle, Peter, Barrett, Susan, & Mengersen, Kerrie L. (2010) Barrow Island's biosecurity : catching the unknown invader. Significance, 7(2), pp. 53-57.

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Abstract

When industry meets a conservation area, animals or plants from outside may hitch a lift and potentially wreak havoc. How can you be sure of catching the intruders – or at least 80% sure? A government directive instructed Frith Jarrad, Peter Whittle, Susan Barrett and Kerrie Mengersen to come up with a statistically measurable scheme.

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ID Code: 41236
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: biosecurity, surveillance, invasive species
DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2010.00418.x
ISSN: 1740-9713
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (060000) > ECOLOGY (060200) > Terrestrial Ecology (060208)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Resources
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 The Royal Statistical Society
Deposited On: 13 Apr 2011 08:09
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:17

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