The role of geographic information systems inwildlife epidemiology: models of chronic wasting disease in Colorado mule deer

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Farnsworth, Matthew L.; Hoeting, Jennifer A.; Hobbs, N. Thompson; Conner, Mary M.; Burnham, Kenneth P.; Wolfe, Lisa L.; Williams, Elizabeth S.; Theobald, David M.; Miller, Michael W.;
  • Publisher: Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
  • Subject: Bayesian hierarchical model | Model selection | Chronic wasting disease | Land-use change | Geographic information system | Spatial epidemiology | Environmental Sciences | Spatial model | Spatial scale | Disease ecology
    mesheuropmc: animal diseases

The authors present findings from two landscape epidemiology studies of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in northern Colorado mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus). First, the effects of human land use on disease prevalence were explored by formulating a set of models estimating... View more
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