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Table 2 Spatial data and sources used to generate the MVEV risk map

From: A Bayesian Belief Network for Murray Valley encephalitis virus risk assessment in Western Australia

Spatial data Source map (data type) Agency (release date) References
Geographical features    
 Lakes (perennial and non-perennial) Global Map Australia 1M 2001 and Geodata Topo 2.5 M 2003 (Esri Polygon Shapefile) National Mapping Division, Geoscience Australia (July 2004) [46, 47]
 Saline lakes Present Vegetation—Post European Settlement (1988) (Esri Polygon Shapefile) National Mapping Division, Geoscience Australia (July 2004) [48]
 Rivers (perennial and non-perennial) Global Map Australia 1M 2001 (Esri Line Shapefile) National Mapping Division, Geoscience Australia (July 2004) [46]
 WA regions Local Government Areas ASGS Non ABS Structures Ed 2012 Digital Boundaries in ESRI Shapefile Format (Esri Polygon Shapefile) Australian Bureau of Statistics (July 2012) [54]
Environmental features    
 Seasonal surface runoff Surface runoff map; in Primary Data: Water data for use with MCAS-S Version 3 software (Esri Raster Image) Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial (MCAS-S) Decision Support Version 3: DATA—2011; ABARES, Department of Agriculture (October 2011) [52]
 Dryland salinity Western Australia Dryland Salinity Risk Assessment 2000 (Esri Polygon Shapefile) Australia Dryland Salinity Assessment Spatial Data (1:2,500,000)—NLWRA 2001; ABARES, Department of Agriculture (Date not provided) [51]
Climatic features    
 Mean air temperature Average seasonal and monthly maximum, minimum, and mean temperature (1961–1990), and Maps of recent and past conditions (ASCII Grid File) Climate Data Online, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (Current) [27, 32]
 Total rainfall Average seasonal and monthly rainfall (1961–1990), and Maps of recent and past conditions (ASCII Grid File) Climate Data Online, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (Current) [27, 32]
 Mean 3 pm relative Humidity Average seasonal and monthly 3 pm relative humidity (1976–2005), and Maps of recent and past conditions (ASCII Grid File) Climate Data Online, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (Current) [27, 32]
 Climatic zone Agroclimatic Zone map, in Overlays (contextual) for use with MCAS-S Version 3 software (Esri Polygon Shapefile) Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial (MCAS-S) Decision Support Version 3: DATA—2011; ABARES, Department of Agriculture (October 2011) [52]