ArcGIS Exercise: Dengue Fever and West Nile Virus Monitoring and Mitigation

Description: The course "Dengue Fever and West Nile Virus Monitoring and Mitigation" is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to apply ArcGIS geographic information system tools to monitor and map the spatial distribution of dengue fever and West Nile virus cases, map disease vector habitat ranges, and identify and map potential mosquito breeding areas in an effort to mitigate the effects of a dual Dengue Fever / West Nile virus outbreak.  It is an exercise in tutorial format, with step-by-step instructions utilizing data for the island of Oahu.

Author(s)
  • Name: Program: Pacific EMPRINTS
    Title: Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness and Response Information Network and Training Services
    Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Social Sciences
    Email: emprints@hawaii.edu

  • Name: Philip Page MA
    Title: Associate Director & Geographic Information Science and Technology Specialist/Educator
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Pacific EMPRINTS
    Email: phpage@hawaii.edu

  • Name: John Vogler MA
    Title: Geographic Information Science and Technology Specialist/Educator
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Pacific EMPRINTS
    Email: john.vogler@hawaii.edu

Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: John Vogler, MA
Phone: 808-956-9549
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A208, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English, English
Keywords: preparedness, GIS, geographic information system, mapping, response, West Nile Virus, Dengue, Common Operational Picture, disease vectors
Primary Audience: Other, Other
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Environmental Health, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Respond: Environmental Health, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Common: Communications, Common: Planning, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Prevent, Protect, Protect, Respond, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Knowledge, Comprehension, Comprehension, Application, Application, Analyst/Investigation, Analyst/Investigation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Downloadable, Accessible, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Mon Mar 03 19:08:34 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:59:35 -0400 2009