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New maps show where mosquitoes will invade Ecuador’s Andes mountains

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

Blood sucking insects such as the Yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, are more than just a nuisance in Ecuador, they also spread diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika.… Read More

Amazon deforestation, already rising, may spike under Bolsonaro

Published: Jan 30th, 2019

UF Geography’s Dr. Robert Walker discusses indigenous rights, conservation, and global climate change in his latest piece in The Conversation: Over the past 25 years that I have been conducting… Read More

Urban vegetation loss and ecosystem services: The influence on climate regulation and noise and air pollution

Published: Nov 5th, 2018

DE CARVALHO – Urban vegetation loss and ecosystem services: The influence on climate regulation and noise and air pollution Roberta Mendonça De Carvalho and Claudio Fabian Szlafsztein Article first published… Read More

Temperature explains broad patterns of Ross River virus transmission

Published: Aug 28th, 2018

RYAN – Temperature explains broad patterns of Ross River virus transmission Marta Strecker Shocket, Sadie J Ryan, Erin A Mordecai Article first published online: 28 AUG 2018 eLife DOI: 10.7554/eLife.37762.001… Read More

Temperature drives Zika virus transmission: evidence from empirical and mathematical models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

RYAN – Temperature drives Zika virus transmission: evidence from empirical and mathematical models Blanka Tesla, Leah R. Demakovsky, Erin A. Mordecai, Sadie J. Ryan, Matthew H. Bonds, Calistus N. Ngonghala,… Read More

UF Researchers Refine Zika Transmission Models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – A University of Florida Medical Geography researcher recently participated in a study that found that current estimates of Zika virus transmission vastly over predict its possible range.… Read More

Nonlinear and delayed impacts of climate on dengue risk in Barbados: A modelling study

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

LIPPI, RYAN – Nonlinear and delayed impacts of climate on dengue risk in Barbados: A modelling study Rachel Lowe, Antonio Gasparrini, Cédric J. Van Meerbeeck, Catherine A. Lippi, Roché Mahon,… Read More

UF Researchers Make New Strides in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Medical Geography researchers from the University of Florida recently participated in a study that successfully predicted dengue fever outbreaks on the Caribbean island of Barbados, using climate… Read More

Anderson Lecture: Hurricane Maria – Causes and Impacts & Climate Variability in the Antilles Islands

Published: Apr 5th, 2018

Hurricane Maria – Causes and Impacts Speaker: Dr. Mark Jury Associate Professor, Department of Physics, RECINTO UNIVERSITARIO DE MAYAGÜEZ, Puerto Rico Thursday, 5 April, 2018 1:00-1:50 PM Reitz Union Auditorium… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Weather, Climate and Crops; Forecasting and Commodity Simulation in the South East United States

Published: Feb 7th, 2018

Weather, Climate and Crops; Forecasting and Commodity Simulation in the South East United States Speaker: Mr. Fergus Keatinge PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, February 8, 2018… Read More