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Seth Carroll Britch
Mosquito and Fly Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (352) 374-5737
Fax: (352) 374-5922

1600 S.W. 23RD DR
GAINESVILLE , FL 32608


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Climate-population analysis of potential mosquito vectors of emerging arbovirus disease threats to the US -
Biologically Informed Individual-based Network Model for Rift Valley Fever in the US and Evaluation of Mitigation Strategies -
USDA Research in Support of Deployed Military Troops -
Global Climate Teleconnections to Forecast Increased Risk of Vector-Borne Animal and Human Disease Transmission -
Investigations with misting systems, barrier treatments, and space sprays operationalized with a mobile pesticide app -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2016. Investigations with misting systems, barrier treatments, and space sprays operationalized with a mobile pesticide app [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Asbtract No. 140.
Rift valley fever in the US: Commerce networks, climate, and susceptible vector and host populations -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Monaghan, A.J. 2016. Rift valley fever in the US: Commerce networks, climate, and susceptible vector and host populations [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Asbtract No. 6.
Comparison of carbohydrate sources in yeast-fermentation CO2 generators for mosquito surveillance -
Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Allan, S.A., Tsikolia, M., Calix, L.C., Linthicum, K. 2016. Comparison of carbohydrate sources in yeast-fermentation CO2 generators for mosquito surveillance [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Abstract No. 11.
Development of a new modular aerial spray system and night application capability for the U.S. Air Force -
Breidenbaugh, M., Haagsma, K., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L. 2016. Development of a new modular aerial spray system and night application capability for the U.S. Air Force [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. Abstract No. 163.
Field evaluations of residual pesticide applications and misting system on militarily relevant materials against medically important mosquitoes in Thailand -
Pongsiri, A., Ponlawat, A., Kijchalao, U., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2016. Field evaluations of residual pesticide applications and misting system on militarily relevant materials against medically important mosquitoes in Thailand. Meeting Abstract [abstract]. American Mosquito Control Association Annual Meeting. February 7-11, 2016, Savannah, Georgia. P-05.
Spatial and temporal distribution of chikungunya activity in the Americas -
Impact of climate variability on vector-borne disease transmission -
Mapping recent chikungunya activity in the Americas -
Development of Air Force aerial spray night operations: High altitude swath characterization -
Haagsma, K.A., Breidenbaugh, M.S., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C. 2015. Development of Air Force aerial spray night operations: High altitude swath characterization. Army Medical Department Journal. pg.47-59.
Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus -
Turell, M.J., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Xue, R., Smith, M.L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Linthicum, K. 2015. Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(6):1111-1116.
Passive Baited Sequential Filth Fly Trap -
Aldridge, R.L., Britch, S.C., Snelling, M., Gutierez, A., White, G., Linthicum, K. 2015. Passive Baited Sequential Filth Fly Trap. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 31(3):278-282. doi: 10.2987/moco-31-03-278-282.1.
Rift Valley fever: a mosquito-borne emerging disease -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Anyamba, A. 2016. Rift Valley fever: a mosquito-borne emerging disease. Annual Review Of Entomology. 61:395-415. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023819.
Climate Teleconnections, Weather Extremes, and Vector-Borne Disease Outbreaks -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Britch, S.C., Small, J.L., Tucker, C.J. 2016. Climate Teleconnections, Weather Extremes, and Vector-Borne Disease Outbreaks. Institute of Medicine. pgs. A7-1-A7-18. Available at: doi:10.17226/21792.
Baseline susceptibility to pyrethroid and organophosphate insecticides in two old world sand fly species (diptera: psychodidae) -
Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A., Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Bast, J.D., Debboum, M. 2015. Baseline susceptibility to pyrethroid and organophosphate insecticides in two old world sand fly species (diptera: psychodidae). Army Medical Department Journal. p. 3-9.
Aerial ULV application of Dibrom against Aedes aegypti in simulated urban and rural residences -
Mosquito and filth fly control in desert and temperate environments with a synergized pesticide mister and barrier treatment -
Comparison of Target and Non-target Mortality Rates from Residual Pesticide on HESCO Material -
Evaluation of relative effects of carbohydrate sources in yeast-fermentation CO2 generators on mosquito surveillance -
Extreme Weather Events and Impacts on Vector-borne Diseases and Agriculture -
Detection and Response for Rift Valley fever -
Using Earth Observation to Forecast Human and Animal Vector-Borne Disease Outbreaks -
Mosquitoes and the environment in Nile Delta villages with previous rift valley fever activity -
Zayed, A.B., Britch, S.C., Soliman, M.I., Linthicum, K. 2015. Mosquitoes and the environment in Nile Delta villages with previous rift valley fever activity. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 31(2):139-148.
Global climate anomalies and potential infectious disease risks: 2014-2015 -
Chretien, J., Anyamba, A., Small, J.L., Britch, S.C., Sanchez, J.L., Halbach, A.C., Tucker, C.J., Linthicum, K. 2015. Global climate anomalies and potential infectious disease risks: 2014-2015. PLoS Current Outbreaks. 7(1):1-16.
Use of Satellite data by the USDA to Forecast Global Vector-borne Human and Animal Diseases -
Pest Management Practices for the Military: Novel Field Studies to Develop Methods to Protect Deployed Troops from Mosquito, Filth/Biting Flies, and Sand Fly Vectors -
Truck-mounted area-wide application of pyriproxyfen targeting Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in northeast Florida -
A mobile App for military operational entomology pesticide applications -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Yans, M.W., Hill, D.W., Obenauer, P.J., Hoffman, E.R. 2014. A mobile App for military operational entomology pesticide applications. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 30(3):234-238.
SR450 and Superhawk XP applications of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis de Barjac against Culex quinquefasciatus Say -
Association of temperature and historical dynamics of malaria in the Republic of Korea, including reemergence in 1993 -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Killenbeck, B., Lee, W., Lee, H.S., Klein, T.A., Kim, H., Pavlin, J.A., Britch, S.C., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Gaydos, J.C. 2014. Association of Temperature and Historical Dynamics of Malaria in the Republic of Korea, Including Reemergence in 1993. Military Medicine. 179(7):806-814.
Recent weather extremes and impact agricultural production and vector-borne disease patterns -
Anyamba, A., Small, J.L., Britch, S.C., Tucker, C.J., Pak, E.W., Reynolds, C.A., Crutchfield, J., Linthicum, K. 2014. Recent weather extremes and impact agricultural production and vector-borne disease patterns. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9(3):1-9. e92538.
Passive Baited Sequential Fly Trap -
High through-put aspirator and bioassay system for the evaluation of residual pesticides applied to nat. and artificial substrates -
Rift Valley fever risk map model and seroprevalence in selected wild ungulates and camels from Kenya -
Britch, S.C., Binepal, Y.S., Ruder, M.G., Kariithi, H.M., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J.L., Tucker, C.J., Ateya, L.O., Oriko, A.A., Gacheru, S., Wilson, W.C. 2013. Rift Valley fever risk map model and seroprevalence in selected wild ungulates and camels from Kenya. PLoS One. 8(6):e66626. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066626.
High Through-put Aspirator and Bioassay System for the Evaluation of Residual Pesticides Applied to Natural and Artificial Substrates -
Aerial ULV application of permethrin against adult mosquitoes in an extreme hot-arid zone -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T., Farooq, M., Breidenbaugh, M., Janousek, T.E., Haagsma, K.A., Wittie, J., White, G.S., Gutierrez, A., Snelling, M. 2013. Aerial ULV application of permethrin against adult mosquitoes in an extreme hot-arid zone. Abstract for the American Mosquito Control Association Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ on February 24 - 28, 2013. pg. 29.
Sand fly control in Kenya with residual pesticide application on HESCO barriers -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T., Farooq, M., Logan, T.M., Bast, J.D., Wanja, E., Opondo, V., N'Gonga, D., Chepchieng, C.K. 2013. Sand fly control in Kenya with residual pesticide application on HESCO barriers. Abstract for the American Mosquito Control Association Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ on February 24 - 28, 2013. pg.35.
Potential for mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from Florida to transmit rift valley fever virus -
Turell, M.J., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Linthicum, K. 2013. Potential for mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from Florida to transmit rift valley fever virus. Meeting Abstract. Pg.11.
High throughput mosquito and fly bioassay system for natural and artificial substrates -
Aldridge, R.L., Wynn, W.W., Britch, S.C., Allan, S.A., Walker, T.W., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Linthicum, K. 2013. High throughput mosquito and fly bioassay system for natural and artificial substrates. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 29(1):84-87.
Remote Sensing Contributions to Prediction and Risk Assessment of Natural Diasters Caused by Large Scale Rift Valley fever Outbreaks -
Evaluation of Aerosol Pesticide Application Against Old World Phlebotomine Sand Fly Vectors of Leishmania in Kenya -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T., Farooq, M., Logan, T., Bast, J., Opondo, V., N'Gonga, D., Chepchieng, C. 2012. Evaluation of Aerosol Pesticide Application Against Old World Phlebotomine Sand Fly Vectors of Leishmania in Kenya. Meeting Abstract. pg. 46.
Ground ULV and thermal fog applications against Phlebotomine sand fly vectors of Leishmania in a hot arid environment in western Kenya -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Clark, J.W., Bast, J.L., Gordon, S.W., Logan, T.M., Chepchieng, C., Ngere, F., Opondo, V., Ng'Onga, D., Ooko, F. 2012. Ground ULV and thermal fog applications against Phlebotomine sand fly vectors of Leishmania in a hot arid environment in western Kenya. Meeting Abstract. p.28.
Aerial ULV application of permethrin against adult mosquitoes over open field and medium density canopy habitat in a hot-temperate zone -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Parker, C.T., Breidenbaugh, M.S., Kerce, J. 2012. Aerial ULV application of permethrin against adult mosquitoes over open field and medium density canopy habitat in a hot-temperate zone. Meeting Abstract. p.39.
Novel insecticidal barriers and aerosol applications to protect communities from disease vectors -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M. 2012. Novel insecticidal barriers and aerosol applications to protect communities from disease vectors. Meeting Abstract. p.12-13.
Eco-climatic Conditions Associated with Rift Valley fever Activity in Southern Africa in 2008-2011 -
Anyamba, A., Small, J., Linthicum, K., Tucker, C., Pak, E., Britch, S.C., De La Rocque, S., Formenty, P.B. 2012. Eco-climatic Conditions Associated with Rift Valley fever Activity in Southern Africa in 2008-2011. Meeting Abstract. p.90.
Aspirator Gun for High-Throughput Mosquito Bioassays Reprint Icon -
Aldridge, R.L., Wynn, W.W., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2012. Aspirator Gun for High-Throughput Mosquito Bioassays. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 28(1):65-68.
Climate teleconnections and recent patterns of human and animal disease outbreaks -
Anyamba, A., Linthicum, K., Small, J., Collins, K., Tucker, C.J., Pak, E.P., Britch, S.C., Eastman, J.R., Pinzon, J.E., Russell, K. 2012. Climate teleconnections and recent patterns of human and animal disease outbreaks. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6(1):1-14.
Evaluation of ultra low volume and thermal fog pesticide applications against Old World Phlebotomine sand fly vectors of Leishmania in Kenya -
Bast, J.D., Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Logan, T.M., Opondo, V.O., N'Gonga, D., Chepchieng, C.K. 2011. Evaluation of ultra low volume and thermal fog pesticide applications against Old World Phlebotomine sand fly vectors of Leishmania in Kenya. Meeting Abstract. 85(6): 244.
Evaluation of ULV applications against Old World sand fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) species in equatorial Kenya Reprint Icon -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Gordon, S.W., Clark, J.W., Ngere, F., N'Gonga, D., Chepchieng, C. 2011. Evaluation of ULV applications against Old World sand fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) species in equatorial Kenya. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(6):1145-1159.
Longevity and efficacy of bifenthrin treatment on desert-pattern U.S. military camouflage netting against mosquitoes in a hot-arid environment Reprint Icon -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Wynn, W.W., Aldridge, R.L., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Dunford, J.C., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Wittie, J., White, G. 2011. Longevity and efficacy of bifenthrin treatment on desert-pattern U.S. military camouflage netting against mosquitoes in a hot-arid environment. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 27(3):272-279.
Evaluation of ULV applications against Old World sand fly species in equatorial Kenya -
Rift Valley fever Entomology, Ecology, and Outbreak Risk Factors -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Pak, E., Tucker, C.J., Witt, C., Chretien, J., Britch, S.C. 2010. Rift Valley fever Entomology, Ecology, and Outbreak Risk Factors. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. p. 709-710.
Joining Together for a Common Cause – Interagency Collaboration to Fight disease -
Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006 - 2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies Reprint Icon -
Anyamba, A., Linthicum, K., Small, J., Britch, S.C., Pak, E., De La Rocque, S., Formenty, P., Hightower, A.W., Breiman, R., Chretien, J., Tucker, C.J., Schnabel, D., Sang, R., Haagsma, K., Latham, M., Lewandowski, H.B., Osman Magdi, S., Mohamed, M., Nguku, P.M., Reynes, J., Swanepoel, R. 2010. Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006 - 2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 83(2):43-51.
Control of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Future Directions -
Residual mosquito barrier treatments on U.S. military camouflage netting in a southern California desert environment -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Wynn, W.W., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Lothrop, H.D. 2010. Residual mosquito barrier treatments on U.S. military camouflage netting in a southern California desert environment. Military Medicine. 175(8):599-606.
Evaluation of ULV and Thermal Fog Mosquito Control Applications in Temperate and Desert Environments -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Wynn, W.W., Walker, T., Farooq, M., Smith, V., Robinson, C., Lothrop, B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Lothrop, H., Wittie, J. 2010. Evaluation of ULV and Thermal Fog Mosquito Control Applications in Temperate and Desert Environments. Presentation at the 76th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association in Lexington, Kentucky on March 28 - April 1, 2010; pg. 33.
Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006 - 2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies -
Anyamba, A., Linthicum, K., Small, J., Britch, S.C., Pak, E., De La Rocque, S., Formenty, P., Hightower, A., Breiman, R., Chretien, J., Tucker, C., Schnabel, D., Sang, R., Haagsma, K., Latham, M., Lewandowski, H., Swanepoel, R. 2010. Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006 - 2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies. Presentation at the 76th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association in Lexington, Kentucky on March 28 - April 1, 2010; pg. 28.
The Role of Global Climate Patterns in the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Vector-Borne Disease -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C. 2010. The Role of Global Climate Patterns in the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Vector-Borne Disease. In: Atkinson, P.W., editor. Vector Biology, Ecology and Control. New York, NY: Springer. p. 3-13.
Insecticide Treated Camouflage Sceening Reduces Sand Fly Numbers in Leishmania-Endemic Regions in Kenya -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Wynn, W.W., Clark, J.W., Ng'Nonga, D., Ngere, F., Kibet, C., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Robinson, C.A., Smith, V.L., Dunford, J.C., Anyamba, A. 2009. Insecticide Treated Camouflage Sceening Reduces Sand Fly Numbers in Leishmania-Endemic Regions in Kenya [abstract]. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 81(5):165.
Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley Fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006 - 2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies -
Anyamba, A., Linthicum, K., Small, J., Pak, E., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Britch, S.C., Breiman, R., Hightower, A., De La Rocque, S., Formenty, P., Haagsma, K., Latham, M., Lewandowski, H.B., Sang, R., Schnabel, D., Richardson, J. 2009. Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley Fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006 - 2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies [abstract]. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 81(5):186.
Rift Valley Fever Overview and Recent Developments at USDA -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Gay, C.G., Britch, S.C., Chretien, J., Witt, C., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Bennett, K.E., Wilson, W.C., Turell, M.J. 2009. Rift Valley Fever Overview and Recent Developments at USDA. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 112:256-265.
Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments Reprint Icon -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Wynn, W.W., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Lothrop, H.D., Kerce, J.D., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2010. Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 26(2):183-197.
Mapping the Risk of Rift Valley fever re-emergence in Southern Africa using remote sensing data -
Anyamba, A., Linthicum, K., Small, J., Swanepoel, R., Britch, S.C., Pak, E., Formenty, P., De La Rocque, S. 2009. Mapping the Risk of Rift Valley fever re-emergence in Southern Africa using remote sensing data. Presented at the 2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Cape Town, and Africa.
Efficacy of Barrier Treatments on Natural Populations of Mosquitoes in Desert Habitats of California -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Walker, T.W., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, H.D., Wynn, W.W., Dunford, J. 2009. Efficacy of Barrier Treatments on Natural Populations of Mosquitoes in Desert Habitats of California. Presented at the American Mosquito Control Association 2009 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA on April 5-9, 2009.
Evaluation of barrier treatments on native vegetation in a southern California desert habitat -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Wynn, W.W., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Lothrop, H.D. 2009. Evaluation of barrier treatments on native vegetation in a southern California desert habitat. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25(2):184-193.
Reducing Sand Fly Numbers in Leishmania Endemic Regions in Kenya with Insecticide Treated Camouflage Screening -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Clark, J., N'Nonga, D., Ngere, F., Kibet, C., Anyamba, A., Wynn, W.W., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Dunford, J.C., Walker, T. 2009. Reducing Sand Fly Numbers in Leishmania Endemic Regions in Kenya with Insecticide Treated Camouflage Screening. American Mosquito Control Association 2009 75th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA; pgs. 29-30.
Climate Change and Evolution of Vector Associated Pathogens: Potential to Increase or Decrease Duration and Intensity of Epidemics -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Pak, E., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J. 2008. Climate Change and Evolution of Vector Associated Pathogens: Potential to Increase or Decrease Duration and Intensity of Epidemics. Presented at the Climate Changes and Changes in Epidemiology Meeting in Anncey/Les Pensieres, France on November 24-26, 2008.
Prediction of a Rift Valley fever Outbreak Reprint Icon -
Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Formenty, P., Richardson, J.H., Britch, S.C., Schnabel, D.C., Erickson, R.L., Linthicum, K. 2009. Prediction of a Rift Valley fever Outbreak. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(3):955-959.
Operationalizing climate-based epidemic prediction models: Rift Valley fever prediction system experience -
Chretien, J., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2008. Operationalizing climate-based epidemic prediction models: Rift Valley fever prediction system experience. Meeting Abstract.
Forecast and Validation of the Rift Valley fever outbreak in East Africa: 2006-2007 -
Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Formenty, P., Richardson, J.H., Pak, E., Britch, S.C., Schnabel, D.C., Erickson, R.L., Hightower, A., Breiman, R., Linthicum, K. 2008. Forecast and Validation of the Rift Valley fever outbreak in East Africa: 2006-2007. Meeting Abstract.
Forecast and Outbreak of Rift valley fever in Sudan, 2007 -
Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Formenty, P., Richardson, J.H., Earhart, K., Pak, E., Britch, S.C., Schnabel, D.C., Erickson, R.L., Linthicum, K. 2008. Forecast and Outbreak of Rift valley fever in Sudan, 2007. Meeting Abstract.
Satellite vegetation index data as a tool to forecast population dynamics of medically important mosquitoes at military installations in the Continental United States Reprint Icon -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Tucker, C.J., Pak, E., Maloney, Jr., F.A., Cobb, K., Stanwix, E., Humphries, J., Spring, A., Pagac, B., Miller, M. 2008. Satellite vegetation index data as a tool to forecast population dynamics of medically important mosquitoes at military installations in the Continental United States. Military Medicine. 173(7):677-683.
Using satellite climate measurements to understand dynamics of mosquito populations in the US -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2008. Using satellite climate measurements to understand dynamics of mosquito populations in the US. Meeting Abstract.
Climate Change: Potential Affect on Pesticide Application for Vector Control -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Britch, S.C., Tucker, C.J., Small, J., Pak, E. 2008. Climate Change: Potential Affect on Pesticide Application for Vector Control. Meeting Abstract. pg. 23
Potential for Rift Valley to be Introduced into North America -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Britch, S.C., Pak, E. 2008. Potential for Rift Valley to be Introduced into North America. Meeting Abstract.
The Role of Global Climate Patterns in the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Vector-Borne Disease: Implications for California in 2008 -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Pak, E., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C. 2008. The Role of Global Climate Patterns in the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Vector-Borne Disease: Implications for California in 2008. Presented at the 76th Annual Conference of the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California in Palm Springs, CA on January 13-16, 2008.
Ecology of Disease: The Intersection of Human and Animal Health -
Linthicum, K., Britch, S.C., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Sithiprasasna, R. 2008. Ecology of Disease: The Intersection of Human and Animal Health. IOM Forum.
Chikungunya on an island off the coast of Kenya: Impact on the health of the global community and potential development of an early warning system for U.S. -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Brieman, R., Hightower, A., Njenga, M., Sang, R., Formenty, P., Britch, S.C. 2007. Chikungunya on an island off the coast of Kenya: Impact on the health of the global community and potential development of an early warning system for U.S. Florida Mosquito Control Association's 79th Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, FL on November 11-14, 2007.
Long-term surveillance data and patterns of invasion by Aedes albopictus in Florida -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Tucker, C.J., Pak, E., Mosq. Surveillance, T., Mosq. Surveillance, T., Mosq. Surveillance, T., Mosq. Surveillance, T. 2008. Long-term surveillance data and patterns of invasion by Aedes albopictus in Florida. American Mosquito Control Association. 24(1):115-120.
Global Climate Patterns to Model the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Vector-Borne Diseases -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Britch, S.C. 2007. Global Climate Patterns to Model the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Vector-Borne Diseases. Proc. of the Advances in Infectious Diseases Moedlling in Annecy, Les Pensieres, France on December 10-12, 2007, pgs 7-8
Forecasting RVF Outbreaks-FineTuning a Model -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Breiman, R., Hightower, A., Njenga, M., Sang, R., Formenty, P., Richardson, J., Britch, S.C. 2007. Forecasting RVF Outbreaks-FineTuning a Model. Proc. of the ASTMH 56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2007, pg. 193.
Predicting the Next Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Chretien, J., Britch, S.C. 2007. Predicting the Next Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF). Presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the United States Animal Health Association and 50th Annual Conference American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians in Reno, Nevada on October 18-24, 2007.
GIS Early-Warning System for Vectors of Rift Valley Fever: Anomaly Analysis of Climate-Population Associations -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2007. Gis early-warning system for vectors of rift valley fever: anomaly analysis of climate-population associations. California Mosquito and Vector Control Association Proceedings.
Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program -
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Clark, G.G., Cooperband, M.F., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Pereira, R.M., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Quinn, B.P., Reinert, J.F., Welch, C.H., Zhao, L. 2007. Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program. California Mosquito and Vector Control Association Proceedings. 75:131-133.
Understanding the spatial and temporal distribution of potential mosquito vectors of Rift Valley fever in the U.S. -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2007. Understanding the spatial and temporal distribution of potential mosquito vectors of Rift Valley fever in the U.S.. American Society of Tropical Medicine Hygiene 2007 Conference in Philadelphia, PA on November 4-8, 2007; pgs. 74-75.
Forecasting the Temporal and Spatial Distribution of a Rift Valley fever Outbreak in East Africa: 2006-2007 -
Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Tucker, C., Formenty, P., Richardson, J., Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2007. Forecasting the Temporal and Spatial Distribution of a Rift Valley fever Outbreak in East Africa: 2006-2007. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007 Conference in Philadelphia, PA on November 4-8, 2007, pgs. 282-283.
The value of long-term mosquito surveillance data Reprint Icon -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2008. The value of long-term mosquito surveillance data. Technical Bulletin of the Florida Mosquito Control Association. 8:2-9.
A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: Potential for use on other continents -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Britch, S.C., Chretien, J., Erickson, R.L., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Bennett, K.E., Mayer, R.T., Schmidtmann, E.T., Andreadis, T.G., Anderson, J.F., Wilson, W.C., Freier, J., James, A., Miller, R., Drolet, B.S., Miller, S., Tedrow, C., Bailey, C., Strickman, D.A., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G., Zou, L. 2007. A Rift Valley fever Risk Surveillance System for Africa Using Remotely Sensed Data: Potential for use on Other Continents. Veterinaria Italiana 43(3): 663-674.
The Role of Global Climate Patterns on the Spatial and Temporal distribution of Vector-Borne Disease -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C. 2007. The Role of Global Climate Patterns on the Spatial and Temporal distribution of Vector-Borne Disease. Symposium on Vector Biology, Ecology and Control on May 29 - June 1, 2007 in Riverside, CA.
Developing a research agenda and a comprehensive national prevention and response plan for Rift Valley fever in the U.S. -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2007. Developing a research agenda and a comprehensive national prevention and response plan for Rift Valley fever in the U.S. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13(8):
Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program -
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Clark, G.G., Cooperband, M.F., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Pereira, R.M., Pridgeon, Y.W., Quinn, B.P., Reinert, J.F., Welch, C.H., Zhao, L. 2007. Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program. Presented 75th Annual Conference Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California; February 4-7, 2009.
An automated GIS/remotely sensed early warning system to detect elevated populations of vectors of Rift Valley fever, a mosquito-borne emerging virus threat -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. An automated GIS/remotely sensed early warning system to detect elevated populations of vectors of Rift Valley fever, a mosquito-borne emerging virus threat. Amer. Soc. of Tropical Med. and Hygiene Proc.
USDA-ARS-CMAVE Pesticide Research for the DoD: A Needs-Based Program for Vector Control -
A Rift Valley Fever Risk Surveillance System in Africa Using Remotely Sensed Data in a GIS: Potential for Use on Other Continents -
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Erickson, R.L., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C., Bennett, K.E., Mayer, R.T., Schmidtmann, E.T., Andreadis, T.G., Anderson, J.F., Wilson, W.C., Freier, J., James, A., Miller, R., Drolet, B.S., Miller, S., Tedrow, C., Strickman, D.A., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G., Zou, L. 2006. A rift valley fever risk surveillance system in africa using remotely sensed data in a gis: potential for use on other continents. International Conference on Use of GIS in Veterinary Activities in Silvi Marina, Abruzzo, Italy on October 8-11, 2006.
A REVIEW OF ISSUES AND CONCERNS OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS, A POTENTIAL EMERGING THREAT TO LIVESTOCK, WILDLIFE, AND HUMANS IN THE U.S., AND A GIS EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR RVF VECTORS -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. A review of issues and concerns of rift valley fever virus, a potential emerging threat to livestock, wildlife, and humans in the u.s., and a gis early warning system for rvf vectors. Proc. of the US Animal Health Association and American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 12-18, 2006.
PREPARING FOR RIFT VALLEY FEVER IN THE U.S.: IMPLEMENTING GIS AND REMOTE SENSING TO DETECT ELEVATED POPULATIONS OF MOSQUITO VECTORS -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. Preparing for rift valley fever in the u.s.: implementing gis and remote sensing to detect elevated populations of mosquito vectors. Proc. of the North West Mosquito Vector Control Association, Newport, OR, October 4-6, 2006.
RIFT VALLEY FEVER: PREPARING FOR POTENTIAL NEW MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES IN THE U.S. WITH A VECTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. Rift valley fever: preparing for potential new mosquito-borne diseases in the u.s. with a vector surveillance system. Society for Vector Ecology Bulletin.
RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS: AN EMERGING THREAT TO WILDLIFE, LIVESTOCK, AND HUMANS IN THE U.S. - A REVIEW OF ISSUES AND CONCERNS, AND A GIS EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR RVF VECTORS -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. Rift valley fever virus: an emerging threat to wildlife, livestock, and humans in the u.s. - a review of issues and concerns, and a gis early warning system for rvf vectors. Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians 2006 Conference, Storrs, CT, August 6-10, 2006.
CURRENT ISSUES AND CONCERNS REGARDING RIFT VALLEY FEVER, AN EMERGING VIRUS THREAT -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. Current issues and concerns regarding rift valley fever, an emerging virus threat. National Cattlemen's Beef Association Summer Convention, Reno, NV, July 11-13, 2006.
PREPARING FOR RIFT VALLEY FEVER IN THE U.S.: IMPLEMENTING GIS AND REMOTE SENSING TO UNDERSTAND POPULATION DYNAMICS OF MOSQUITO VECTORS -
A GIS EARLY WARNING SYSTEM TO DETECT ELEVATED POPULATIONS OF VECTORS OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM FLORIDA'S MOSQUITO CONTROL COMMUNITY -
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K. 2006. A gis early warning system to detect elevated populations of vectors of rift valley fever and the contributions from florida's mosquito control community. Proc. of the Florida Mosquito Control Association; St. Petersburg Beach, FL; May 17-18, 2006.
GENETICS: RELATION OF LOCAL POPULATIONS TO THE WHOLE "SPECIES" - IMPLICATIONS FOR HOST RANGE TESTS -
Hopper, K.R., Farias, A.M., Woolley, J.B., Heraty, J.M., Britch, S.C. 2005. Genetics: relation of local populations to the whole "species" - implications for host range tests. Second International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. p 665-671.
RISKS OF INTERBREEDING BETWEEN SPECIES USED IN BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AND NATIVE SPECIES AND METHODS FOR EVALUATING ITS OCCURRENCE AND IMPACT -
Hopper, K.R., Britch, S.C., Wajnberg, E. 2006. Risks of interbreeding between species used in biological control and native species and methods for evaluating its occurrence and impact. Pp. 78-97 D. Babendreier, F. Bigler and U. Kuhlmann, eds. Environmental Impact of Invertebrates for Biological Control of Arthropods: Methods and Risk Assessment. CABI Biosciences, London.
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