Disease Risk Assessment and GIS Technology

  • Gouri Sankar BhuniaEmail author
  • Pravat Kumar Shit


This chapter describe about the early warning system (EWS) in association with disease risk analysis. Different component of EWS were analyzed for epidemiological surveillance at different scale. This chapter also analyzed the role of Earth observation (EO) in enhancing the visualization of scientific information in disease risk analysis and early warning system. A case study has also been analyzed to understand the role of remote sensing and GIS in kala-azar disease early warning system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Science and TechnologyBihar Remote Sensing Application CentrePatnaIndia
  2. 2.Department of GeographyRaja Narendra Lal Khan Women’s CollegeMidnaporeIndia

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