A geographic information and remote sensing based model for prediction of Oncomelania hupensis habitats in the Poyang Lake area, China.

A model was developed using remote sensing and geographic information system technologies for habitat identification of Oncomelania hupensis, the intermediate host snail of Schistosoma japonicum, in the Poyang Lake area, China. In a first step, two multi-temporal Landsat TM 5 satellite images, one from the wet and the second from the dry season, were… CONTINUE READING