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Table 1 Environmental features used to model the potential distribution of An. arabiensis in Africa

From: Ecological niche and potential distribution of Anopheles arabiensis in Africa in 2050

Description Units Number of variables
Measured variables   
Average monthly minimum temperature °C n = 12
Average monthly maximum temperature °C n = 12
Average monthly precipitation °C n = 12
BIOCLIM variables   
(BIO1) Annual mean temperature °C n = 1
(BIO2) Mean diurnal temperature range °C n = 1
(BIO3) Isothermality no units n = 1
(BIO4) Temperature seasonality °C n = 1
(BIO5) Maximum temperature of warmest month °C n = 1
(BIO6) Minimum temperature of coldest month °C n = 1
(BIO7) Temperature annual range °C n = 1
(BIO8) Mean temperature of wettest quarter °C n = 1
(BIO9) Mean temperature of driest quarter °C n = 1
(BIO10) Mean temperature of warmest quarter °C n = 1
(BIO11) Mean temperature of coldest quarter °C n = 1
(BIO12) Annual precipitation mm n = 1
(BIO13) Precipitation of wettest month mm n = 1
(BIO14) Precipitation of driest month mm n = 1
(BIO15) Precipitation seasonality mm n = 1
(BIO16) Precipitation of wettest quarter mm n = 1
(BIO17) Precipitation of driest quarter mm n = 1
(BIO18) Precipitation of warmest quarter mm n = 1
(BIO19) Precipitation of coldest quarter mm n = 1
Constructed features   
Monthly temperature range °C n = 12
log-transforms log mm n = 14
ecdf-transforms no units n = 5