26. Responses of Invasive Species to a Changing Climate and Atmosphere

  1. David M. Richardson
  1. Jeffrey S. Dukes

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329988.ch26

Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton

Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton

How to Cite

Dukes, J. S. (2010) Responses of Invasive Species to a Changing Climate and Atmosphere, in Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton (ed D. M. Richardson), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329988.ch26

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 7602 Matieland, South Africa

Author Information

  1. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources and Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2061, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335859

Online ISBN: 9781444329988

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Keywords:

  • responses of invasive species - to a changing climate and atmosphere;
  • rapidly changing environment;
  • Charles Elton, publishing The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants;
  • changing atmosphere - directly affecting species in many ways;
  • Greenhouse gas releases - accelerating, by the end of the century;
  • types of uncertainty, make it challenging - predicting responses of ecosystems and communities to environmental change;
  • invasive species' responses to climate change;
  • Australia's Invasive Species Council - an eBulletin, Double Trouble focusing on interactions between climate change and invasive species;
  • increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration - altering balance of competition among plants;
  • feedbacks from invasive species to climate change

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: A Rapidly Changing Environment

  • Clouds in the Crystal Ball: What Can Be Predicted?

  • Invasive Species' Responses to Climate Change

  • The Art of Prediction: How Will Climate Change Affect Invasive Species' Distributions?

  • Lessons From Experimental Manipulations: Invasive Species' Responses to A Changing Atmosphere

  • Interacting Environmental Changes

  • Feedbacks From Invasive Species to Climate Change

  • The Human Element: Societal Responses to Global Environmental Change, and Consequences for Invasive Species

  • Looking Forward

  • References