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Table 2 Data-layers included in the geographical information system (GIS) for modelling

From: Spatial patterns of Fasciola hepatica and Calicophoron daubneyi infections in ruminants in Ireland and modelling of C. daubneyi infection

Variable Description Source and resolution
Period 2010–2015 climatic variables Averages of annual, seasonal and monthly mean temperatures (°C), total rainfall (mm), and annual total number of rain-days (daily rainfall ≥ 0.2 mm) Met Éireann (1 × 1 km), interpolated values
Year 2014 climatic variables Averages of annual, seasonal and monthly mean temperatures (°C), total rainfall (mm), and annual total number of rain-days (daily rainfall ≥ 0.2 mm) Met Éireann (1 × 1 km) Interpolated values
Soils, subsoils and soils drainage National Soils Database EPA (scale 1:250,000)
Habitat National Habitat Indicator Map Teagasc (25 × 25 m)
Land cover 2012 CORINE land cover dataset EPA (25 ha minimum mapping unit)
Elevation National Elevation Map UCD Maps and GIS library. Processed by CVERA (25 × 25 m)
Vegetation Monthly normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) and enhanced vegetation index (EVI) from 2014 Avia-GIS (250 × 250 m)
  1. Abbreviations: EPA Environmental Protection Agency; UCD University College Dublin; CVERA Centre for Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis