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A GIS for desert locust forecasting and monitoring

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A GIS for desert locust forecasting and monitoring. / Healey, Richard; Robertson, S.; Magor, J.; Pender, J.; Cressman, K.

In: International Journal of Geographical Information Systems, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1996, p. 117-136.

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Healey, R, Robertson, S, Magor, J, Pender, J & Cressman, K 1996, 'A GIS for desert locust forecasting and monitoring', International Journal of Geographical Information Systems, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 117-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02693799608902070

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Healey, R., Robertson, S., Magor, J., Pender, J., & Cressman, K. (1996). A GIS for desert locust forecasting and monitoring. International Journal of Geographical Information Systems, 10(1), 117-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02693799608902070

Vancouver

Healey R, Robertson S, Magor J, Pender J, Cressman K. A GIS for desert locust forecasting and monitoring. International Journal of Geographical Information Systems. 1996;10(1):117-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02693799608902070

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Healey, Richard ; Robertson, S. ; Magor, J. ; Pender, J. ; Cressman, K. / A GIS for desert locust forecasting and monitoring. In: International Journal of Geographical Information Systems. 1996 ; Vol. 10, No. 1. pp. 117-136.

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