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Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana

Description: This article presents the first analysis of Buruli ulcer at the village level in southwestern Ghana, where prevalence rates are among the highest globally, and explores fine and medium-scale associations with land cover by comparing patterns both within Buruli ulcer clusters and surrounding landscapes.
Date: June 19, 2015
Creator: Wu, Jianyong; Tschakert, Petra; Klutse, Erasmus; Ferring, David; Ricciardi, Vincent; Hausermann, Heidi et al.

A comparison of least squares regression and geographically weighted regression modeling of West Nile virus risk based on environmental parameters

Description: This article discusses the effectiveness of utilizing local spatial variations in environmental data to uncover the statistical relationships between West Nile Virus (WNV) risk and environmental factors.
Date: March 28, 2017
Creator: Kala, Abhishek K.; Tiwari, Chetan; Mikler, Armin R. & Atkinson, Samuel F.

Ethnobiology 5: Interdisciplinarity in an Era of Rapid Environmental Change

Description: This article argues that ethnobiology is preadapted to be a scholarly umbrella for a number of disciplines that concern human-environment interactions, suggesting that two goals of Ethnobiology 5 are to bridge traditional academic boundaries in order to broaden the community of ethnobiologists, and to capitalize on and communicate the relevance of ethnobiological scholarship for solving problems related to contemporary environmental and cultural crises.
Date: January 21, 2013
Creator: Wolverton, Steven J.

Forest above Ground Biomass Inversion by Fusing GLAS with Optical Remote Sensing Data

Description: This article describes a study combining Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) data with MODIS/BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) and ASTER GDEM data to estimate forest aboveground biomass in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China.
Date: November 6, 2015
Creator: Xi, Xiaohuan; Han, Tingting; Wang, Cheng; Luo, Shezhou; Xia, Shaobo & Pan, Feifei