Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases

Methods, Examples and Emerging Applications

Edited by

  • S.I. Hay, Professor of Epidemiology, Spatial Epidemiology and Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, U.K.
  • Alastair Graham, TALA Research Group, University of Oxford, U.K.
  • David Rogers, TALA Research Group, University of Oxford, U.K.

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.
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Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine, epidemiology and public health


Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-031762-2

Table of Contents

Models for Vectors and Vector-Borne DiseasesGlobal Environmental Data for Mapping Infectious Disease DistributionIssues of Scale and Uncertainty in the Global Remote Sensing of DiseaseDetermining Global Population Distribution: Methods, Applications and DataDefining the Global Spatial Limits of Malaria Transmission in 2005The Global Distribution of Yellow Fever and DengueGlobal Epidemiology, Ecology and Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminth InfectionsTick-borne Disease Systems: Mapping Geographic and Phylogenetic SpaceGlobal Transport Networks and Infectious Disease SpreadClimate Change and Vector-borne DiseasesData DVD Included