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Simpson, A. 2007. Results of the GISIN Needs Assessment Survey. The GISIN, GBIF, and TDWG are developing a prototype implementation of an invasive species checklist information exchange system. Because a successful Web solution will require full analysis of the needs and current status of potential invasive species information providers and users, the GISIN conducted a Needs Assessment Survey from December 2006 to February 2007. More than 135 people responded, representing 41 countries, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, non-profits, academia and private industry. HTML | MSWord | PDF
Invasive Species Schema Review. The Invasive Species Profile Schema proposes preliminary draft standards for the exchange of invasive species information. It is being reviewed by participants of the Experts meeting in Morocco.
Poster - The Global Invasive Species Information Network. Presented October 15-22, 2006 at the Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG) Annual Meeting. Building Biodiversity Data Applications.PDF. Click here for more information on the GISIN Symposium.
GISIN Newsletter August 2006. Elizabeth Sellers and Annie Simpson (Editors). A brief progress report describing 2005-2006 activities and achievements relating to the GISIN. PDF
Progress Report on the Implementation of the Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN). Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Eighth meeting. Curitiba, Brazil, 20-31 March 2006. MSWord | PDF CBD COP8 - 2006
Poster - The Global Invasive Species Information Network.
Presented January 8-12, 2006 at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) International Conference - Ecology in An Era of Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Environmental Scientists in the Americas, Merida, Mexico.
Browne, M. and J. Cooper. September 2005. Consultant’s report to the Convention on Biological Diversity on development of a Draft Species Profile Schema for the Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN). PDF
16 September, 2005. Developing a Species Profile Schema for the Global Invasive Species Information Network. Convention on Biological Diversity, Secretariat, Notification document. PDF
Sellers, E., Simpson, A., Fisher, J.P., Curd-Hetrick, S., Editors. August 2004. Proceedings of the Experts Meeting on Implementation of a GISIN. Proceedings of a Workshop. 6-8 April, 2004. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Chapters PDF | HTM or Entire Document PDF (5.3 Mb)
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Simpson, A. 2004. The Global Invasive Species Information Network: What's in It for You? BioScience 54 (7):613-614. Reprinted with permission from the American Institute of Biological Sciences. PDF | HTM
GISIN Newsletter June 2004. Elizabeth Sellers and Annie Simpson (Editors). A brief progress report describing 2004 post-meeting activities and achievements relating to the GISIN. PDF
Scientific and Technical Cooperation and the Clearing-House Mechanism Report of the Joint Convention on Biological Diversity/Global Invasive Species Programme
Informal Meeting on Formats, Protocols and Standards for Improved Exchange of Biodiversity-related Information. 5 March 2002. Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Toward a Global Information System for Invasive Species. Anthony Ricciardi, William W. M. Steiner, Richard N. Mack, and Daniel Simberloff. March 2000. BioScience 50 (3): 239-244. Online on the The Sea Grant Nonindigenous Species Site (SGNIS), where it was reprinted with permission: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1313750
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