Diseases and their Characteristics

The following is a subset of the world's major diseases that are thought to have environmental components that can be monitored using remotely sensed data. This information was compiled from the references cited on the individual, linked pages.

CHAART hosted a two-day workshop at NASA Ames at which a review panel made steps toward developing a list of diseases and their environmental parameters. This panel also began a table of potential imagery specifications that one would consider when studying these diseases.

The following is the list of those and other diseases identified by the review panel.

Last updated: 4 May 1999