Similarities between a simple Susceptible-Infectious-Resistant compartment model for a microparasitic disease and a state-and-transition model describing progressive ecosystem degradation. Both types of model show transitions between different states (solid arrows) with potential for reversal (dotted arrows).

  Part of: Hulme PE, Baker R, Freckleton R, Hails RS, Hartley M, Harwood J, Marion G, Smith GC, Williamson M (2020) The Epidemiological Framework for Biological Invasions (EFBI): an interdisciplinary foundation for the assessment of biosecurity threats. In: Wilson JR, Bacher S, Daehler CC, Groom QJ, Kumschick S, Lockwood JL, Robinson TB, Zengeya TA, Richardson DM. NeoBiota 62: 161-192.