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By: Philippe Renard(Editor), Hélène Demougeot-Renard(Editor), Roland Froidevaux(Editor)
480 pages, 218 illustrations, includes CD-ROM
Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications.
Once applied only to problems of mining-reserves assessment or petroleum-reservoir characterization, geostatistics is now being used in an increasingly large number of disciplines in environmental sciences. On the one hand, it enables the analysis and handling, in a rigorous probabilistic framework of the issues of spatial and temporal interpolation of continuous or categorical environmental variables. On the other hand, the methodology is also used to design and optimize sampling campaigns. Geostatistics for Environmental Applications contains forty selected contributions covering the latest progress in a broad spectrum of fields including air quality, climatology, ecology, groundwater hydrology, surface hydrology, oceanography, soil contamination, epidemiology and health, natural hazards, and remote sensing.
The enclosed CD-ROM includes additional papers in a pdf format not found in the printed book. They comprise the original research contributions presented in the poster session of the conference.
"Geostatistics for Environmental Applications'collects the proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications [...] In summary, this book is recommended to geostatistiscal practitioners in various environmental applications. It covers areas as diverse as ecology, air and health, groundwater, soil contamination, remote sensing, and environment."
- Yuhong Liu, Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 33, 2007
From the contents
- Keynote paper
- Ecology, air and health
- Soil contamination
- Remote sensing
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