Combining remotely sensed environmental characteristics with social and behavioral conditions that affect surface water use in spatiotemporal modelling of schistosomiasis in Ghana.

Kulinkina, Alexandra V.
Walz, Y.
Liss, Alexander.
Kosinski, Karen C.
Biritwum, N.K.
Naumova, Elena N.

Schistosoma haematobium transmission is influenced by environmental conditions that determine the suitability of the parasite and intermediate host snail habitats, as well as by socioeconomic conditions, access to water and sanitation infrastructure, and human behaviors. Remote sensing is a demonstrated valuable tool to characterize environmental conditions that support schistosomiasis transmissio... read more

Remote sensing.
Water use.
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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Kulinkina, A. V., Walz, Y., Liss, A., Kosinski, K. C., Biritwum, N. K., and Naumova, E. N.: COMBINING REMOTELY SENSED ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS WITH SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL CONDITIONS THAT AFFECT SURFACE WATER USE IN SPATIOTEMPORAL MODELLING OF SCHISTOSOMIASIS IN GHANA, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B8, 203-208, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B8-203-2016, 2016.
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