Sep 14 2017

Predicting Future Malaria Outbreaks from Satellite Data

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryPredicting Future Malaria Outbreaks from Satellite Data

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Data from NASA’s earth-observing satellites is being used to predict future malaria outbreaksĀ in the Amazon rainforests of Peru. To be sure, as the above video shows, this is really about taking geospatial and remote sensing data from several different sources and correlating them to build a predictive model: it’s John Snow’s cholera map at large … Continue reading "Predicting Future Malaria Outbreaks from Satellite Data"

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