Globally, alien species are considered the third most important threat to biodiversity after habit loss and fishery. Alien species have the potential to impact the environment and economy by disrupting the ecological system. To better understand what species are, or could be introduced to the Arctic, it is necessary to have a fast, efficient and accurate monitoring method for identifying alien species. We developed and tested a DNA technique that allows an easy detection of the presence of multiple species in a water or sediment sample.
|Publication status||Published - 8 Dec 2017|
|Event||NWO-APECS Symposium - Den Haag, Netherlands|
Duration: 8 Dec 2017 → 8 Dec 2017
|Period||8/12/17 → 8/12/17|