As an exercise on the use and validity of tools and data resources of the Alien Species VRE, two scientific peer reviewed papers (on freshwater and on marine habitats) and a datapaper on the freshwater dataset have been produced.
Boggero, A., Pierri, C, Alber, R. et al. (2016) A geographic distribution data set of biodiversity in Italian freshwaters. Biogeographia – The Journal of Integrative Biogeography 31: 55–72. DOI:10.21426/B631132737
Corriero, G., Pierri, C., Accoroni, S. et al. (2016) Ecosystem vulnerability to alien and invasive species: A case study on marine habitats along the Italian coast. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 26, 392-409. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2550
Boggero, A., Basset, A., Austoni, M. et al. (2014) Weak effects of habitat type on susceptibility to invasive freshwater species: an Italian case study. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 24, 841-852. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2450