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The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents
BackgroundMalaria endemicity in Zanzibar has reached historically low levels, and the epidemiology of malaria transmission is in transition. To capitalize on these gains, Zanzibar has commissioned aExpand
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Roads as Drivers of Change: Trajectories across the Tri-National Frontier in MAP, the Southwestern Amazon
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We study the role of roads and infrastructure improvements across a tri-national frontier region with similar climatic and biophysical conditions but very different trajectories of forest clearing. Expand
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Changing rainfall inputs in the Volta basin: implications for water sharing in Ghana
We present evidence from the analysis of gridded annual rainfall data that, increased variability and declining rainfall totals are the main cause of declining lake levels in the Volta basin aboveExpand
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Annual economic impacts of seasonal influenza on US counties: Spatial heterogeneity and patterns
Economic impacts of seasonal influenza vary across US counties, but little estimation has been conducted at the county level. This research computed annual economic costs of seasonal influenza forExpand
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Air travel and vector-borne disease movement.
Recent decades have seen substantial expansions in the global air travel network and rapid increases in traffic volumes. The effects of this are well studied in terms of the spread of directlyExpand
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Predicting regional space–time variation of PM2.5 with land-use regression model and MODIS data
PurposeExisting land-use regression (LUR) models use land use/cover, population, and traffic information to predict long-term intra-urban variation of air pollution. These models are limited toExpand
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Modeling hurricane-caused urban forest debris in Houston, Texas
Abstract Information on post-hurricane urban forest debris in the Southeastern United States is limited. A stratified subset of permanent plots within the city of Houston, Texas, originallyExpand
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Web-based GIS: the vector-borne disease airline importation risk (VBD-AIR) tool
BackgroundOver the past century, the size and complexity of the air travel network has increased dramatically. Nowadays, there are 29.6 million scheduled flights per year and around 2.7 billionExpand
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A fine-scale spatial population distribution on the High-resolution Gridded Population Surface and application in Alachua County, Florida
Abstract Geospatial techniques, using Geographic Information Systems and remote sensing data, have become more commonly used with dasymetric modeling of fine-scale demographic data. In this study, weExpand
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Application of Object Based Classification and High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Savanna Ecosystem Analysis
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Savanna ecosystems are an important component of dryland regions and yet are exceedingly difficult to study using satellite imagery. Expand
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