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NASA Citizen Science App Tackles Mosquito-Borne Disease

Want to know where are the mosquito habitats around you? Want to know the most up-to-date mosquito-borne disease status? Now citizen scientists (users like you and me) can use a free NASA App to help those working on vector control to understand and reduce mosquito-borne diseases. This App is a Mosquito Habitat Mapper and is part of its GLOBE Observer App available for iPhone and Android.


Users photograph mosquito larvae to identify disease-carrying species in the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper.
Users photograph mosquito larvae to identify disease-carrying species in the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper

The Mosquito Habitat Mapper guides users through the process of identif