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Volume 8, Number 1—January 2002

Perspective

Using a Dynamic Hydrology Model To Predict Mosquito Abundances in Flood and Swamp Water

Jeffrey ShamanComments to Author , Marc Stieglitz, Colin Stark, Sylvie Le Blancq, and Mark Cane
Author affiliations: Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA;

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Table 1

Yearly correlation coefficients, two Pequest River sitesa

Year Correlation coefficient (r) Sample size (n)
Bernaski site
1987 0.7046b 128
Youngs Island site
1987 0.3748b 134
1988 0.1497 137
1990 0.0090 138
1991 -0.1038 151
1993 0.1271 150
1994 -0.4666b 147
1995 -0.2294c 130
1996 0.0474 153
1997 0.0431 153
1998 0.0256 147

aCorrelation coefficients based on yearly regression analyses of Ae. vexans at two sites in the Pequest River catchment: a) Bernaski and b) Youngs Island. The index of local wetness was constructed for a depth of 0.5 m. log (count + 1), lagged 10 days, and used in the regression analyses.

bp<0.01.

cp<0.05.

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