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Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120317622, 9780080458991

Global Mapping of Infectious Diseases, Volume 62

1st Edition

Methods, Examples and Emerging Applications

Serial Volume Editors: S.I. Hay Alastair Graham David Rogers
eBook ISBN: 9780080458991
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120317622
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 19th January 2006
Page Count: 454
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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

Data DVD Included


Description

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.

Readership

Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine, epidemiology and public health


Details

No. of pages:
454
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2006
Published:
19th January 2006
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080458991
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120317622

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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.