A breeding site model for regional, dynamical malaria simulations evaluated using in situ temporary ponds observations

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Ernest O. Asare; Adrian M. Tompkins; Leonard K. Amekudzi; Volker Ermert;
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
  • Journal: Geospatial Health (issn: 1827-1987, eissn: 1970-7096)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4081/gh.2016.390
  • Subject: Pond water area | Geography (General) | Water fraction | G1-922 | Pond water depth | Area-depth relation
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases

Daily observations of potential mosquito developmental habitats in a suburb of Kumasi in central Ghana reveal a strong variability in their water persistence times, which ranged between 11 and 81 days. The persistence of the ponds was strongly tied with rainfall, locati... View more
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