Analyzing the Potential Risk of Climate Change on Lyme Disease in Eastern Ontario, Canada Using Time Series Remotely Sensed Temperature Data and Tick Population Modelling

Title Analyzing the Potential Risk of Climate Change on Lyme Disease in Eastern Ontario, Canada Using Time Series Remotely Sensed Temperature Data and Tick Population Modelling
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsCheng, A, Chen, D, Woodstock, K, Ogden, NH, Wu, X, Wu, J
JournalRemote Sens.
Volume9
Start Page609
Issue6
Date Published03/2017
KeywordsLyme disease; climate change; Ixodes scapularis; MODIS temperature product; remote sensing; mathematic population modeling
Abstract

This study provides evidence that climate change has facilitated the northward expansion of black-legged tick populations’ geographic range over the past decade.

URLhttps://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/9/6/609