Study area and in situ data

Study area during the rainy season 2010 in the Ferlo region of Senegal.


To product and to validate dynamic maps of risk, a large field campaign was conducted.

  • In situ data

    A major campaign of field measurements took place during the rainy season 2010.
    Twenty cattle ranches were selected in different ecological facies area in Barkedji.
    Several types of data were collected :
    entomological measurements (identification of mosquito species, measure of aggression, mosquito ecology, distribution, serological analysis) ;
    climate in situ data collection (rainfall, temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction) ;
    pastoralism socio-economic surveys (...)