Identification

Name

Multi-Scale Simulation of Zoonotic Epidemics

Short name

MuSE

Contact people
(1) Jeanne Fair, jmfair@lanl.gov
(2) Montiago LaBute, mlabute@gmail.com
Created

2014-06-11 21:56:24+00:00

Modified

2016-03-23 17:37:12.160917+00:00

Overview

Types
(1) Disease Dynamics
Overview

The objective of this model is to explore the effectiveness of various surveillance, quarantine, vaccination, movement control and culling mitigation strategies. The model can be applied to many animal diseases through case study parameterization and validation.

Question

Which strategy minimizes risk and damage?

Purpose

Assessment

Scope

Platform

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

Unknown

Based on
Products
(1) Control effort effectiveness
(2) Control strategy
(3) Disease incidence
(4) Economic assessment
Documents
(1) Document McMahon BH, Manore CA, Hyman JM, LaBute MX, Fair JM: Coupling vector-host dynamics with weather … (2014)
Notes
(2) Document LaBute MX, McMahon BH, Brown M, Manore C, Fair JM: A flexible spatial framework for modeling spr… (2014)
Notes
(3) Document Manore C, McMahon B, Fair J, Hyman JM, Brown M, et al.: Disease Properties, Geography, and Mitig… (2011)
Notes

Utility and readiness

Maintenance status

Active

Readiness

Configurable Generic Framework

Organizations
(1) Organization Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
Role
(2) Organization Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Role
(3) Organization Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Role
Independently tested

No

Compared to model

No

Compared to reality

No

Verification & validation notes

- Not validated

Sensitivity analysis

Yes

Uncertainty documented

Yes

Availability

Developer contacted

Yes

Input

Input datasets
(1) Name County-level population distributions of species of interest
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes