Anopheles atroparvus density modeling using MODIS NDVI in a former malarious area in Portugal.
- Autores: Almeida AP, Lopes P, Lourenço PM, Novo MT, Seixas J, Sousa CA
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Journal of Vector Ecology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Anopheles+atroparvus+density+modeling+using+MODIS+NDVI+in+a+former+malarious+area+in+Portugal.
Malaria is dependent on environmental factors and considered as potentially re-emerging in temperate regions. Remote sensing data have been used successfully for monitoring environmental conditions that influence the patterns of such arthropod vector-borne diseases.