Outbreaks of Avian Flu in 2003-4 with Overlays of Human and Poultry Population Densities.kml


google_earth_link.gif Outbreaks of Avian Flu from 24 Nov 2003 to 8 Jan 2004, with
Overlays of Human and Poultry Population Densities

Note: Google Earth Version 4 is required.


This map uses Google Earth’s time series animation feature to show outbreaks of avian flu.
One may select outbreaks in humans and/or birds. Human and poultry population density layers are
also provided.


Once the data file has been opened in Google Earth, you can start the animation by clicking on the “Play” button (the right arrow to the right of the timeline at the top of the main window in Google Earth).


Declan Butler.

Data sources:

  • FAO Gridded Livestock of the World datasets [1]
  • CIESIN Human Population Density: [2]


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