Management and sharing of IAS data to support knowledge-based decision making at regional level. Joint esenias and dias scientific conference and 8th esenias workshop, Bucharest, Romania, 26-28 September 2018.
This proceedings contains abstracts of papers focusing on the national and local monitoring programmes for invasive alien species (IAS), risk assessments, pathway analyses and action plans, control and eradication projects, management plans and national strategies, citizen activities and responsibilities and data planning and management. Information on IAS traits and trends, vectors and pathways for IAS introductions, the role of the Danube River as IAS corridor, the environmental impact of IAS and their prevention and management are discussed. The importance of the establishment of IAS networks and information systems, databases, data planning and management are also pointed out.