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This special volume of Advances in Parasitology gives a comprehensive overview of the practical procedures involved in all aspects of global mapping. Coverage includes new research and new data, along with descriptions of new techniques in global mapping. With chapters written by leading experts in the field, it should be a standard for years to come. With an impact factor of 3.9, the series ranks second in the ISI Parasitology subject category. * Includes DVD of global environmental and global population data, including scripts for predicting disease distributions and evaluating the accuracy of these mapped products. * Valuable source of both technical and epidemiological data in this rapidly growing field. * Discusses practical applications of techniques to the study of parasitic and infectious diseases.
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Simon Iain Hay, (born 15 January 1971, Rinteln, Germany) is a British epidemiologist. He is Professor of Epidemiology and a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Professor for Global Health at the University of Washington and Director of Geospatial Science at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).
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