Using remote sensing technology to estimate abundance of vectors of disease agents: Association between remotely sensed rainfall data and abundance of larvae and pupae of the mosquito vector of dengue virus, Αedes aegypti, in Mexico, as a case
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Describe the likelihood of using association between remotely sensed rainfall data and abundance of Aedes aegypti to estimate the potential expansion of the mosquito. Identify suitable climate change indicators.
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Environmental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I work on research using satellite technology on environmental health related issues. I completed a fellowship at NASA applying remote sensing to public health. I have PhD in Environmental Health and teach environmental health related courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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