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Table 1 Environmental variables used in ecological niche modelling

From: Ecological niche modelling of Hemipteran insects in Cameroon; the paradox of a vector-borne transmission for Mycobacterium ulcerans, the causative agent of Buruli ulcer

Variable Units Original resolution Source
Wetness index m2 15 arc-sec (approx 450 m2) SRTM
Flow accumulation m2 15 arc-sec (approx 450 m2) SRTM
Precipitation in wettest season millimeter 30 arc-sec (approx 1 km2) Bioclim 13
Precipitation in driest season millimeter 30 arc-sec (approx 1 km2) Bioclim 14
GLC-AP Unitless 300 m2 GLC 2009
GLC-5 K Unitless 300 m2 GLC 2009
  1. All data were resampled to a spatial resolution of 0.004 decimal degrees (~300 m2) for use in Maxent. Resampling used resample() in the library ‘raster’ of the software R.