Study area and in situ data
Tartagal Site of the study
The city of Tartagal is located at the base of the Argentinean
sub-Andean hills (22◦32-S, 63◦49-W, 450m
above sea level) at 450m above sea level, in the Salta
province (Fig. 1).
The city is distant of 365 km from
the city of Salta, capital of the province, and of 55 km
from the Bolivian border. Tartagal’s urban area covers
approximately 15 km2, with 60585 inhabitants, including
several ethnic groups such as native Amerindians
(Instituto Nacional de (...)
Incidence and distribution of Dengue has recorded a gradual increase in the South America, generating the need to implement early warning systems efficient and detailed.
In the MATE project, the main aims is to use satellite imagery high spatial resolution, to create products for the epidemiological surveillance of dengue, and one of the study area is the city of Puerto Iguazu , Argentina (25 ° 36’S - 54 ° 35’O).
Puerto Iguazú has a "Humid Subtropical" climate (Cfa according to (...)