Neteler Markus

Markus Neteler PhD: Head of the GIS and Remote Sensing technological platform of FEM-CRI. Main research interests are remote sensing for environmental risk assessment and epidemiological modelling, and Free Software GIS development. View his publications here.

Climatic Factors Driving Invasion of the Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus) into New Areas of Trentino, Northern Italy


The tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus), vector of several emerging diseases, is expanding into more northerly latitudes as well as into higher altitudes in northern Italy. Changes in the pattern of distribution of the tiger mosquito may affect the potential spread of infectious diseases transmitted by this species in Europe. Therefore, predicting suitable areas of future establishment and spread is essential for planning early prevention and control strategies.

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