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WG5 Meeting Bulgaria





The ESENIAS-TOOLS WG5 Meeting: Data collection, analysis, standardisation and harmonisation on alien terrestrial invertebrate species was held on 29-30 October 2015, in Sofia, Bulgaria. The meeting was organised by the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, andattended by participants from Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Turkey, Italy, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, and Montenegro.


The following main topics were discussed during the meeting:

·        Working plan, expected results, issues and challenges

·        Standardisation and harmonisation of methods (terminology, data collection and validation)

·        Preparation of a list of alien terrestrial invertebrate species

·        Review and discussion of protocols and approaches for prioritisation of alien terrestrial invertebrate species

·        Time table, reporting, dissemination of results.


The results of the meeting are summarised in the meeting report (see below).


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