For the more information about water resources in the National Park Service, please visit http://www.nature.nps.gov/water/.
Here are some additional links and information on aquatic invasive species.
- NPSpecies Excel Files - Park-specific data including GPS coordinates of documented invasive species.
- Coastal Watershed Condition Assessments - A comprehensive review of the status of park resources, relative environmental health, stressors upon the park ecosystems, and recommendations for further studies.
- National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIS) - Gateway to invasive species information; covers federal, state, local, and international sources.
- The National Invasive Species Council - Provides high-level interdepartmental coordination of federal invasive species actions.
- USGS Non Indigenous Aquatic Species Database - Central repository for spatially-referenced biogeographic accounts of introduced aquatic species.
- NOAA Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System - Node of the USGS NAS Database specifically focusing on the Great Lakes.
- Non-Native Species of Concern and Dispersal Risk for the Great lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study - Army Corps of Engineers Published Paper.
- Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP)
- Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) - Part of the global initiative on invasive species, managed by the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).
- USDA Aquatic Invasive Species Databases - Describes databases available online related to invasive aquatic species, species profiles, economic impacts, laws, and regulations.
- Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity - Manuscript, supplemental materials and global database by Jennifer Molnar et al. (Jennifer L Molnar, Rebecca L Gamboa, Carmen Revenga, Mark D Spalding. 2008. Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol. 6, No. 9, pp. 485-492)
- Patterns of invasion in the Laurentian Great Lakes in relation to changes in vector activity - Manuscript and supporting materials regarding categorizing invasive species in the Great Lakes by Anthony Ricciardi (Ricciardi A. 2006. Patterns of invasion in the Laurentian Great Lakes in relation to changes in vector activity. Divers. Distrib. 12: 425-433)
- Invasive Species: What We Do - Q & A: Marine Invaders, statistics, Global Invasive Species Team, and additional links from The Nature Conservancy.
- Census of Marine Life - International effort to assess the diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine life.
- Executive Order on Invasive Species - Presidential Documents - Definitions, federal agency duties, Invasive Species Council, duties of the Invasive Species Council, invasive species management plan, judicial review and administration.
- Inventory of Available Controls for Aquatic Nuisance Species of Concern Chicago Area Waterway System - Provides information on the United States Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS) with options and technologies for aquatic nuisance species controls.
- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS) - A national database of marine and estuarine invasions of the continental U.S. and Alaska developed and maintained by The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). This database compiles information on approximately 500 different non-native species of plants, fish, invertebrates, protists and algae that have invaded our coastal waters.
Last Updated: February 28, 2013