fmd: 2001 food-and-mouth epidemic, north Cumbria (UK)

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This data set gives the spatial locations and reported times of food-and-mouth disease in north Cumbria (UK), 2001. It is of no scientific value, as it deliberately excludes confidential information on farms at risk in the study-region. It is included in the package purely as an illustrative example.




A matrix containing (x,y,t) coordinates of the 648 observations.


Diggle, P., Rowlingson, B. and Su, T. (2005). Point process methodology for on-line spatio-temporal disease surveillance. Environmetrics, 16, 423–34.

See Also

northcumbria for boundaries of the county of north Cumbria.

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