Impact model: VECTRI

Distributed Dynamical malaria model for falciparum transmission that accounts for climate, simple surface hydrology and population density. Further details available here: http://users.ictp.it/~tompkins/vectri/

Sector
Vector-borne diseases (health)
Region
global, regional
Contact Person
  • Adrian Tompkins (tompkins@ictp.it), Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) (Italy)

Information for the model VECTRI is provided for the simulation rounds shown in the tabs below. Click on the appropriate tab to get the information for the simulation round you are interested in.

Basic information
Model Version: 1.8.1
Model Homepage: http://www.ictp.it/tompkins/~vectri/
Model License: GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 3
Reference Paper: Main Reference: Tompkins A, Ermert V et al. A regional-scale, high resolution dynamical malaria model that accounts for population density, climate and surface hydrology. Malaria Journal,12,,2013
Person Responsible For Model Simulations In This Simulation Round: Adrian Tompkins
Resolution
Spatial Aggregation: regular grid
Spatial Resolution: 0.5°x0.5°
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Climate Variables: daily
Input data sets used
Simulated Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: IPSL-CM5A-LR, HadGEM2-ES, GFDL-ESM2M, MIROC5
Socio-Economic Data Sets Used: Future, gridded population (all SSPs), Historical, gridded population
Climate Variables: tas, pr
Spin-up
Was A Spin-Up Performed?: Yes
Spin-Up Design: first year repeated 3 times and discarded, for both historical and RCP runs (1861 and 2005).