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Table 1 VECTRI default constants

From: A regional-scale, high resolution dynamical malaria model that accounts for population density, climate and surface hydrology

Symbol Value Units Description Reference
E + I 250 mm day-1 Total evaporation and infiltration losses based on [85]
K L,Jepson 90.9 K day Larvae growth degree days [47]
K L,Bayon 200 K day Larvae growth degree days [48]
K gono 37.1 K day Gonotrophic cycle degree days [46]
K sporo 111 K day Sporogonic cycle degree days [46]
K flush, 0.4   Larvae flushing factor for infinite rain rate based on [27]
K w 1 m-1 Pond growth rate factor set by tuning or local knowledge of basin
K mar 1,0 0.45   Constant of Martens I vector survival scheme [61]
K mar 1,1 0.054 °C-1 Constant of Martens I vector survival scheme [61]
K mar 1,2 -0.0016 °C-2 Constant of Martens I vector survival scheme [61]
K mar 2,0 -4.4   Constant of Martens II vector survival scheme [62]
K mar 2,1 1.31 °C-1 Constant of Martens II vector survival scheme [62]
K mar 2,2 -0.03 °C-2 Constant of Martens II vector survival scheme [62]
M L,max 300 mg m-2 Carrying capacity of water bodies [38]
N egg 120   Number of eggs per batch that result in female vectors [30]
P L,surv 0 0.825   Larvae base daily survival rate [29]
P hv 0.2   Probability of transmission from infective host to vector during single bloodmeal [29]
P vh 0.3   Probability of transmission from infective vector to host during single bloodmeal [29]
T wat 2 K Pond water offset from air temperature [92]
T L,min 16 °C Minimum T wat for larvae development based on [48]
T L,max 38 °C Maximum T wat for larvae development based on [48]
T gono,min 7.7 °C Minimum T2m for egg development [46]
T sporo,min 16 °C Minimum T2m for sporogonic cycle [29]
τ flush 50 mm day-1 Larvae-flushing rainfall e-folding factor based on [27]
τ zoo 50 km-2 Population density zoophilic factor set by tuning
w max 0.04   Maximum temporary pond fraction in cell set by tuning or local knowledge of basin
  1. List of constants in VECTRI.