Identification

Name

Offshore Pest Information System

Short name

OPIS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Steve Crook, Steve.crook@aphis.usda.gov
Organizations
(1) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA) (APHIS)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2014-07-10 16:21:44+00:00

Modified

2016-04-01 19:34:08.744462+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

OPIS is an Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)-level, Web-based information-sharing tool that allows users to communicate in an organized manner, about offshore animal and plant health events and issues. This program is risk-focused and designed to collect, synthesize/analyze, communicate and utilize relevant offshore animal and plant disease or pest information.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Early detection
Year start

2005

URL http://ice.ucdavis.edu/invasives/sources/species/usda-aphis-offshore-pest-information-system-opis

Disease and Geography

Geography

Yes

Disease properties
(1) Economically important

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports
(2) Official Reports