Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases: Methods, Examples and Emerging Applications

Other | June 1, 2006

byHay, S.I., S.i. Hay

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This special volume of Advances in Parasitology gives a comprehensive overview of the practical procedures involved in all aspects of global mapping. Coverage includes new research and new data, along with descriptions of new techniques in global mapping. With chapters written by leading experts in the field, it should be a standard for years to come.

With an impact factor of 3.9, the series ranks second in the ISI Parasitology subject category.

* Includes DVD of global environmental and global population data, including scripts for predicting disease distributions and evaluating the accuracy of these mapped products.
* Valuable source of both technical and epidemiological data in this rapidly growing field.
* Discusses practical applications of techniques to the study of parasitic and infectious diseases.

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This special volume of Advances in Parasitology gives a comprehensive overview of the practical procedures involved in all aspects of global mapping. Coverage includes new research and new data, along with descriptions of new techniques in global mapping. With chapters written by leading experts in the field, it should be a standard...

Format:OtherDimensions:454 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2006Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080458998

ISBN - 13:9780080458991

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Table of Contents

Models for Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases
Global Environmental Data for Mapping Infectious Disease Distribution
Issues of Scale and Uncertainty in the Global Remote Sensing of Disease
Determining Global Population Distribution: Methods, Applications and Data
Defining the Global Spatial Limits of Malaria Transmission in 2005
The Global Distribution of Yellow Fever and Dengue
Global Epidemiology, Ecology and Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections
Tick-borne Disease Systems: Mapping Geographic and Phylogenetic Space
Global Transport Networks and Infectious Disease Spread
Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases

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