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Table 1 Data sources and properties of the environmental variables used to estimate Plasmodium falciparum risk among school-aged children in Côte d’Ivoire

From: Spatial mapping and prediction of Plasmodium falciparum infection risk among school-aged children in Côte d’Ivoire

   Temporal Temporal Spatial
Data type Source resolution coverage resolution
Normalized difference vegetation index MODIS/Terraa 16 days 2011 1 km
Day land surface temperature MODIS/Terraa 8 days 2011 1 km
Night land surface temperature MODIS/Terraa 8 days 2011 1 km
Land cover MODIS/Terraa Year 2011 1 km
Rainfall ADDSb 10 days 2011 8 km
Rainfall coefficient of variation Derived from rainfall 10 days 2011 1 km
Altitude DEMc 1 km
Freshwater bodies HealthMapperd
  1. aModerate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). Available at: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/ (accessed: 1 October 2012)
  2. bAfrica Data Dissemination Service (ADDS). Available at: http://earlywarning.usgs.gov/fews/datadownloads/Continental%20Africa/Dekadal%20RFE (accessed: 1 October 2012)
  3. cDigital elevation model (DEM). Available at: http://eros.usgs.gov/ (accessed: 1 October 2012)
  4. dHealthMapper database. Available at: http://health-mapper-release-5.software.informer.com/ (accessed: 1 October 2012)