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The ecology of wildlife disease surveillance: demographic and prevalence fluctuations undermine surveillance.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Walton, L. & Marion, G. & Davidson, R. S. & White, P. C. L. & Smith, L. A. & Gavier-Widen, D. & Yon, L. & Hannant, D. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife disease surveillance is the first line of defence against infectious disease. Fluctuations in host populations and disease prevalence are a k...

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Predicting costs of alien species surveillance across varying transportation networks.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Blackburn, L. & Epanchin-Niell, R. & Thompson, A. & Liebhold, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efforts to detect and eradicate invading populations before they establish are a critical component of national biosecurity programmes. An essential e...

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Not all surveillance data are created equal-a multi-method dynamic occupancy approach to determine rabies elimination from wildlife.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Davis, A. J. & Kirby, J. D. & Chipman, R. B. & Nelson, K. M. & Xifara, T. & Webb, C. T. & Wallace, R. & Gilbert, A. T. & Pepin, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A necessary component of elimination programmes for wildlife disease is effective surveillance. The ability to distinguish between disease freedom and...

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A united front against marine invaders: developing a cost-effective marine biosecurity surveillance partnership between government and industry.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: McDonald, J. I. & Wellington, C. M. & Coupland, G. T. & Pedersen, D. & Kitchen, B. & Bridgwood, S. D. & Hewitt, M. & Duggan, R. & Abdo, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful detection of introduced marine pests (IMP) relies upon effective surveillance. However, the expedience of responding following IMP detectio...

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Prevent, search or destroy? A partially observable model for invasive species management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Moore, J. L. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive impact of invasive species has motivated a growing field of research combining ecological and economic models to find cost-effective man...

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Estimating transmission of avian influenza in wild birds from incomplete epizootic data: implications for surveillance and disease spread.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Hénaux, V. & Parmley, J. & Soos, C. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimating disease transmission in wildlife populations is critical to understand host-pathogen dynamics, predict disease risks and prioritize surveil...

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An assessment of Culicoides surveillance techniques in northern Europe: have we underestimated a potential bluetongue virus vector?

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Carpenter, S. & Szmaragd, C. & Barber, J. & Labuschagne, K. & Gubbins, S. & Mellor, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bluetongue virus (BTV), a pathogen of ruminants transmitted by Culicoides midges, has emerged dramatically across Europe since 1998. Surveillance of C...

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Ethical ecosurveillance: mitigating the potential impacts on humans of widespread environmental monitoring.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Young, N. & Roche, D. G. & Lennox, R. J. & Bennett, J. R. & Cooke, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Ecosurveillance has proliferated in recent years, generating vast amounts of data on the natural environment. Ecosurveillance also has significant pot...

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Utilizing disease surveillance to examine gene flow and dispersal in white-tailed deer.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Kelly, A. C. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E. & Douglas, M. & Douglas, M. & Brown, W. & Ruiz, M. O. & Killefer, J. & Shelton, P. & Beissel, T. & Novakofski, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The prevention and management of transmissible diseases hinges upon understanding host dispersal because it influences distribution of wildlife, affec...

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Monitoring a Norwegian freshwater crayfish tragedy: eDNA snapshots of invasion, infection and extinction.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Strand, D. A. & Johnsen, S. I. & Rusch, J. C. & Agersnap, S. & Larsen, W. B. & Knudsen, S. W. & Møller, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European noble crayfish Astacus astacus is threatened by crayfish plague caused by the oomycete Aphanomyces astaci, which is spread by the invasiv...

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