Monitoring of infection pressure of American Foulbrood disease by means of Google Maps

No 4/2012, December


This article describes the options on Google Maps as a tool for decision support in solving spatial problems associated with the American Foulbrood disease. This disease is a serious problem for beekeepers world- wide. The solution to these problems requires the application of all available knowledge in the relevant decision-making processes. The Google Maps offers the geographical approach that represents a new way of thinking and solutions to existing spatial problems. This approach allows to apply existing knowledge to model and analyze these problems and thus help to solve them.The Project Information and knowledge support of strategic control - MSM 6046070904 supports this work.


Spatial decision problem, decision support systems, GIS, Google Maps, American Foulbrood disease, infection pressure.

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