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Geostatistics Explained

Author : Steve McKillup
ISBN : 9780521763226
Genre : Mathematics
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This reader-friendly introduction to geostatistics demystifies complex concepts and makes formulas and statistical tests easy to apply. With wide-ranging examples from topics across the Earth and environmental sciences, and worked examples at the end of each chapter, this book can be used for undergraduate courses or for self-study and reference.

Statistics Explained

Author : Steve McKillup
ISBN : 9781139502948
Genre : Medical
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An understanding of statistics and experimental design is essential for life science studies, but many students lack a mathematical background and some even dread taking an introductory statistics course. Using a refreshingly clear and encouraging reader-friendly approach, this book helps students understand how to choose, carry out, interpret and report the results of complex statistical analyses, critically evaluate the design of experiments and proceed to more advanced material. Taking a straightforward conceptual approach, it is specifically designed to foster understanding, demystify difficult concepts and encourage the unsure. Even complex topics are explained clearly, using a pictorial approach with a minimum of formulae and terminology. Examples of tests included throughout are kept simple by using small data sets. In addition, end-of-chapter exercises, new to this edition, allow self-testing. Handy diagnostic tables help students choose the right test for their work and remain a useful refresher tool for postgraduates.

Statistics Of Earth Science Data

Author : Graham J. Borradaile
ISBN : 9783662052235
Genre : Mathematics
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From the reviews: "All in all, Graham Borradaile has written and interesting and idiosyncratic book on statistics for geoscientists that will be welcome among students, researchers, and practitioners dealing with orientation data. That should include engineering geologists who work with things like rock fracture orientation measurements or clast alignment in paleoseismic trenches. It won’t replace the collection of statistics and geostatistics texts in my library, but it will have a place among them and will likely be one of several references to which I turn when working with orientation data.... The text is easy to follow and illustrations are generally clear and easy to read..."(William C. Haneberg, Haneberg Geoscience)

Applied Geostatistics

Author : Edward H. Isaaks
ISBN : 0195050134
Genre : Mathematics
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"The book is so easy to follow that many readers may not even need formal instruction and may find it suitable for self-tutoring. I predict the volume will be a standard geostatistical reference for the decade." --Mathematical Geology

Geostatistics For Engineers And Earth Scientists

Author : Ricardo A. Olea
ISBN : 9781461550013
Genre : Mathematics
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Geostatistics for Engineers and Earth Scientists

Statistics And Data Analysis In Geology

Author : John C. Davis
ISBN : 0471172758
Genre : Science
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of the text that helped define the field continues to present important methods in the quantitative analysis of geologic data, while showing students how statistics and computing can be applied to commonly encountered problems in the earth sciences. In addition to new and expanded coverage of key topics, the Third Edition features new pedagogy, end-of-chapter review exercises, and an accompanying website that contains all of the data for every example and exercise found in the book.

Geostatistics For Environmental Scientists

Author : Richard Webster
ISBN : 0470517263
Genre : Mathematics
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Geostatistics is essential for environmental scientists. Weather and climate vary from place to place, soil varies at every scale at which it is examined, and even man-made attributes – such as the distribution of pollution – vary. The techniques used in geostatistics are ideally suited to the needs of environmental scientists, who use them to make the best of sparse data for prediction, and top plan future surveys when resources are limited. Geostatistical technology has advanced much in the last few years and many of these developments are being incorporated into the practitioner’s repertoire. This second edition describes these techniques for environmental scientists. Topics such as stochastic simulation, sampling, data screening, spatial covariances, the variogram and its modeling, and spatial prediction by kriging are described in rich detail. At each stage the underlying theory is fully explained, and the rationale behind the choices given, allowing the reader to appreciate the assumptions and constraints involved.

Geostatistics For Natural Resources Evaluation

Author : Pierre Goovaerts
ISBN : 0195115384
Genre : Science
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This text provides an advanced introduction to the theory and applications of geostatistics, including tools for description, modeling spatial continuity, spatial prediction, assessment of local uncertainty, and stochastic simulation.

Multivariate Geostatistics

Author : Hans Wackernagel
ISBN : 9783662035504
Genre : Science
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An introduction to geostatistics stressing the multivariate aspects for scientists, engineers and statisticians. The book presents a brief review of statistical concepts, a detailed introduction to linear geostatistics, and an account of three basic methods of multivariate analysis. Applications from very different areas of science, as well as exercises with solutions, are provided to help convey the general ideas. In this second edition, the chapters regarding normal kriging and cokriging have been restructured and the section on non-stationary geostatistics has been entirely rewritten.

Basic Steps In Geostatistics The Variogram And Kriging

Author : Margaret A. Oliver
ISBN : 9783319158655
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This brief will provide a bridge in succinct form between the geostatistics textbooks and the computer manuals for `push-button' practice. It is becoming increasingly important for practitioners, especially neophytes, to understand what underlies modern geostatistics and the currently available software so that they can choose sensibly and draw correct conclusions from their analysis and mapping. The brief will contain some theory, but only that needed for practitioners to understand the essential steps in analyses. It will guide readers sequentially through the stages of properly designed sampling, exploratory data analysis, variography (computing the variogram and modelling it), followed by ordinary kriging and finally mapping kriged estimates and their errors. There will be short section on trend and universal kriging. Other types of kriging will be mentioned so that readers can delve further in the substantive literature to tackle more complex tasks.

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