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Precipitation Anomaly and Dengue Outbreaks in South East Asia: 2015-2016


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Visualization Credits

Lead Visualizer:
Helen-Nicole Kostis (USRA)

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC)

Lead Scientists:
Assaf Anyamba (USRA)
Radina Soebiyanto (USRA)

Science Support:
Jennifer Small (SSAI)

Lead Producers:
Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA)
Helen-Nicole Kostis (USRA)

Lead Writer:
Samson K. Reiny (Wyle Information Systems)

Technical Support:
Laurence Schuler (ADNET)
Ian Jones (ADNET)

Project Support:
Eric Sokolowsky (GST)
Joycelyn Thomson Jones (NASA/GSFC)
Leann Johnson (GST)

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NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

Science Paper:
Assaf Anyamba, Jean-Paul Chretien, Seth C. Britch, Radina P. Soebiyanto, Jennifer L. Small, Rikke Jepsen, Brett M. Forshey, Jose L. Sanchez, Ryan D. Smith, Ryan Harris, Compton J. Tucker, William B. Karesh & Kenneth J. Linthicum, "Global Disease Outbreaks Associated with the 2015–2016 El Niño Event", Scientific Reports, Volume 9, Article number: 1930 (2019). The paper is freely available online at:

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Data Used:
Disease Reports
Terra/Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)/MOD11C3 V006: MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG V006
Multiple/Multisensors including buoys, passive microwave sensors/Oceanic Nino Index (3 month running means of Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST) v5 anomalies
N/A/Gauge-based/CPC UNI (Climate Prediction Center (CPC) Global Unified) Precipitation
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DLESE >> Climatology
SVS >> El Nino
DLESE >> Environmental science
DLESE >> Human geography
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators >> Drought Indices
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators >> Precipitation Indices
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators >> Teleconnections >> El Nino Southern Oscillation
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Human Health >> Diseases/Epidemics
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Human Health >> Public Health
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Public Health >> Diseases/epidemics
SVS >> Diseases

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version

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