Florent Demoraes

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Severe epidemics of leptospirosis yearly occurred in Thailand since 1997, causing over 1,200 deaths, especially among farmers highly exposed while working in flooded rice fields. Main vectors are wild rodents, spreading the human pathogenic bacteria (spirocheta) in the environment through their urine. Phrae province, which has recorded among the highest(More)
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing have been increasingly used in ecology and epidemiology, providing a spatial approach for animal health issues. Recent development of earth environmental satellites--i.e., their growing number, improving sensor resolutions and capabilities--has offered new opportunities to delineate possible habitats(More)
This paper presents the main results of a research on the risks incurred by the Metropolitan District of Quito considering the people's mobility and areas accessibility issues. This analysis relies on a methodology implemented within the framework of a programme called " Information System and risks within the Metropolitan District of Quito " carried out by(More)
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