Simulating long-term effectiveness and efficiency of management scenarios for an invasive grass

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Catherine S. Jarnevich; Tracy R. Holcombe; Catherine Cullinane Thomas; Leonardo Frid; Aaryn Olsson;
  • Publisher: AIMS Press
  • Journal: AIMS Environmental Science (issn: 2372-0344, eissn: 2372-0352)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3934/environsci.2015.2.427/fulltext.html, doi: 10.3934/environsci.2015.2.427
  • Subject: buffelgrass | Pennisetum ciliare | fire | invasive species | state and transition simulation modeling | Tool for Exploratory Landscape Scenario Analysis (TELSA) | decision support | Ironwood Forest National Monument | Sonoran Desert | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

Resource managers are often faced with trade-offs in allocating limited resources to manage plant invasions. These decisions must often be made with uncertainty about the location of infestations, their rate of spread and effectiveness of management actions. Landscape l... View more
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