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Biometeorology Research Group

Biometeorology Research Group

RESEARCH GROUP LEADER: Dr. Norbert Solymosi

CONTACT: solymosi.norbert@univet.hu

 

RESEARCH GROUP MEMBERS:

Full professor: Dr. Róbert Farkas

Associate professor: Dr. Zoltán Barcza (Department of Meteorology, ELTE), Dr. László Könyves, Dr. Norbert Solymosi

Collaborator: Judit Sábitz (Hungarian Meteorological Service)

 

RESEARCH AREAS:

Studies on associations of meteorology and animal health, production or/and human health. Modelling the heat stress effects on animal production and health. Modelling the weather front effects on health and animal production. Modelling of long distance airborne spreading of infectious agents and flying arthropod vectors. Modelling of the spatial distribution of vectors, and vector borne agents based on environmental data, including meteorology data.

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

Hungarian Society of Meteorology

Hungarian Society of Parasitologists

International Society of Biometeorology

Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

 

LONG-TERM COLLABORATIONS:

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy

Department of Meteorology, Eötvös Loránd University

 

SERVICES:

meteorological, climatic data based biometeorology analysis

epidemiological risk assessment

spatial modelling

environmental health modelling

 

The information technologies needed for the provided services are available in the Department of animal hygiene, herd-health and veterinary ethology. Presently we have two high performance computers for the modelling runs.