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Date of creation
2010-03-05 20:53 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-10 17:01 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-10 17:01 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA) for LM Mosquitoes
D. A. Andow
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
D. A. Andow
Department of Entomology
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN
United States of America
  • English
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The paper is divided into the following sections:


Kinds of Adverse Effects

Stressor identification

A) Adverse effects associated with ecological species, habitats and ecosystem processes

B) Adverse effects associated with gene flow

C) Evolutionarily mediated adverse effects

Identification of adverse effects

Environmental Values Potentially at Risk

A) Identifying relevant environmental values

B) Specifying adverse effects on species, communities and ecosystem processes

C) Linking environmental values to stressor

D) Screening risk assessment

E) Developing risk management options
Thematic areas
  • Risk assessment and risk management
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
  • 5. Risk assessment of living modified mosquitoes species that act as vectors of human and animal diseases
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Type of resource
  • Article (journal / magazine / newspaper)
13-page PDF file
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