The IPMDAT was developed based on expert opinion and the following publications.
Cacho, O.J., D. Spring, P. Pheloung, and S. Hester. 2006. Evaluating the feasibility of eradicating an invasion. Biological Invasions. 8:903-917
Jordan, M.J., G. Moore, and T.W. Weldy. 2011. New York State Ranking System for Evaluating Non-Native Plant Species for Invasiveness. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA. http://nyis.info/Resources/IS_Risk_Assessment.aspx
Panetta, F. D. and S. M. Timmins. 2004. Evaluating the feasibility of eradication for terrestrial weed invasions. Plant Protection Quarterly. 19: 5-11.
Panetta, F. D. 2009. Weed eradication – An economic perspective. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 2:360-368
USFWS. 2009. Managing Invasive Plants: Concepts, Principles and Practices. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Arlington, VA http://www.fws.gov/invasives/stafftrainingmodule/index.html (accessed January 24, 2011).
The Nature Conservancy of New York led the development of the IMPDAT and funded the online interface. The Nature Conservancy and iMapInvasives worked in partnership, together with the Florida Resources and Environmental Analysis Center to develop the online tool.
For further information, questions, and/or to report a bug, please email iMapInvasives@nynhp.org.