Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases

Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases

Methods, Examples and Emerging Applications

1st Edition - January 19, 2006

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  • Editors: S.I. Hay, Alastair Graham, David Rogers
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080458991

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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.

Key Features

* 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.


Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine, epidemiology and public health

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

    Data DVD Included

Product details

  • No. of pages: 454
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2006
  • Published: January 19, 2006
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080458991

About the Serial Volume Editors

S.I. Hay

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Epidemiology, Spatial Epidemiology and Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, U.K.

Alastair Graham

Affiliations and Expertise

TALA Research Group, University of Oxford, U.K.

David Rogers

Affiliations and Expertise

TALA Research Group, University of Oxford, U.K.

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