A workflow to generate machine learning models using structured data from satellite imagery

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Malaria is a parasitic disease caused by ​plasmodium parasites that are transmitted through the bite of the female Anopheles mosquito. In 2019 there were over 229 million cases of the virus worldwide. The illness can lead to death if it is not treated within 24 hours. By using precise mosquito data from the United States, mosquito population data can be paired with remotely sensed data to generate a mosquito population model to be used in any part of the world. In 2019, Africa had 94% of the world’s cases of Malaria.

To begin, you’ll need a Google Earth Engine account…

Stephen McNeal

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