Identification

Name

Phytosanitary Alert System

Short name

PAS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Ignacio Baez, Chairperson, ignacio.baez@aphis.usda.gov
Organizations
(1) North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2012-10-05 18:46:23+00:00

Modified

2016-04-04 18:21:24.910066+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The PAS provides up-to-date information on pest situations of significance to North America. This system is intended to facilitate awareness, detection, prevention and management of exotic species in North America. The PAS provides this information through Official Pest Reports and Unofficial Alerts.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
(3) Situational awareness
URL http://pestalert.org/main.cfm
URL (alternate) http://pestalert.org/opr_search.cfm

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
(2) Americas
(3) Canada
(4) Mexico
(5) United States of America

Datastreams

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