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Table 1 Overview of the environmental and eco-climatic predictor variables used in spatial distribution modelling of Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus in the EMR

From: Current and future distribution of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Data layer Description Resolution (km) Units Origin
Altitude Elevation above sea level 5 × 5 m WorldClima
BIO1 Annual mean temperature 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO2 Mean diurnal range (mean of monthly (max temp − min temp)) 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO3 Isothermality (BIO2/BIO7) (× 100) 5 × 5 % WorldClim
BIO4 Temperature seasonality (standard deviation × 100) 5 × 5 % WorldClim
BIO5 Max temperature of warmest month 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO6 Min temperature of coldest month 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO7 Temperature annual range (BIO5–BIO6) 5 × 5 km °C WorldClim
BIO8 Mean temperature of wettest quarter 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO9 Mean temperature of driest quarter 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO10 Mean temperature of warmest quarter 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO11 Mean temperature of coldest quarter 5 × 5 °C WorldClim
BIO12 Annual precipitation 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
BIO13 Precipitation of wettest month 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
BIO14 Precipitation of driest month 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
BIO15 Precipitation seasonality (coefficient of variation) 5 × 5 % WorldClim
BIO16 Precipitation of wettest quarter 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
BIO17 Precipitation of driest quarter 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
BIO18 Precipitation of warmest quarter 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
BIO19 Precipitation of coldest quarter 5 × 5 mm WorldClim
Fourier transforms of Tmax, Tmean and Tmin Amplitudes 1, 2, and 3 50 × 50 °C EDENextb
Phases 1, 2, and 3 50 × 50 Day of year EDENext
Fourier transforms of precipitation Amplitudes 1, 2 and 3 50 × 50 mm EDENext
Phases 1, 2, and 3 50 × 50 Day of year EDENext
Night-time light Night-time light 5 × 5 Unit-less DMSP—NASAc
Average NDVI Global annual sum NDVI 5 × 5 Unit-less LADAd
Human population Population density grid 5 × 5 Persons/pixel SEDACe
  1. a http://www.worldclim.org/bioclim
  2. b http://www.edenextdata.com
  3. c http://ngdc.noaa.gov/eog/dmsp/downloadV4composites.html
  4. d http://www.fao.org/geonetwork
  5. e http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/grump-v1-population-density/data-download