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Table 1 Validation results for the gap-filling procedure applied to the LST mosaics

From: Air temperature suitability for Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission in Africa 2000-2012: a high-resolution spatiotemporal prediction

Year Day of year Calendar date Type Introduced stripe width (km) R2 RMSE (degrees C)
2001 145 May 25th Night 25 0.976 0.750
2001 145 May 25th Night 500 0.896 1.335
2004 65 Mar 5th Night 25 0.974 0.865
2004 65 Mar 5th Night 500 0.919 1.376
2006 177 Jun 26th Night 25 0.980 0.890
2006 177 Jun 26th Night 500 0.910 1.647
2011 321 Nov 17th Night 25 0.978 0.895
2011 321 Nov 17th Night 500 0.916 1.511
2012 241 Aug 28th Night 25 0.969 0.838
2012 241 Aug 28th Night 500 0.877 1.516
2001 129 May 9th Day 25 0.983 1.179
2001 129 May 9th Day 500 0.944 1.942
2005 257 Sep 14th Day 25 0.978 1.142
2005 257 Sep 14th Day 500 0.900 2.167
2005 9 Jan 9th Day 25 0.973 1.392
2005 9 Jan 9th Day 500 0.895 2.429
2006 73 Apr 14th Day 25 0.967 1.273
2006 73 Apr 14th Day 500 0.890 2.003
2007 145 May 25th Day 25 0.983 1.204
2007 145 May 25th Day 500 0.942 1.976
Mean    Night 25 0.975 0.848
Mean    Night 500 0.904 1.477
Mean    Day 25 0.977 1.238
Mean    Day 500 0.914 2.103
  1. Validation datasets were selected at random, but stratified to capture a wide range of seasonal conditions.