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.
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 (...)