Identification

Name

Physio-environmental GIS Dengue Model

Contact people
(1) Kanchana Nakhapakorn, kanchana.nakhapakom@ait.ach.th
Created

2014-02-13 22:05:53+00:00

Modified

2016-03-23 17:37:21.729572+00:00

Overview

Types
(1) Risk Mapping
Overview

This paper explores the relationship between physio-environmental factors and dengue incidences using remotely sensed data. From an analysis of these relationships, dengue risk maps can be provided for applying preventive measures.

Question

What are the high-risk zones for Dengue in Sukhotahi province?

Purpose

Assessment

Scope

Disease and Location

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Situational awareness
Decision support

No

Based on
Products
(1) Disease incidence
Documents
(1) Document Nakhapakorn K, Tripathi NK : An information value based analysis of physical and climatic factor… (2005)
Notes
General notes

Although this model is not operational, it is included in the BARD as an example of Risk Mapping capabilities using remote sensing GIS data.

Application

Diseases
(1) Dengue
Locations
(1) Location Thailand
Status current

Utility and readiness

Readiness

Study

Organizations
(1) Organization Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Role Developer
Independently tested

No

Compared to model

No

Compared to reality

Yes

Verification & validation notes

Not Mathematically verified. The regression model was compared with the real system. Not validated.

Sensitivity analysis

Yes

Uncertainty documented

No

Availability

Developer contacted

No

Input

Input datasets
(1) Name DF/DHF incidences from the Provincial Health Office, Thailand
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes
(2) Name Digital remote sensing data for land cover type
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes
(3) Name Monthly rainfall, temperature and relative humidity data
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes