Basic Geostatistics – Part 1

This is the first of a two-part series. It discusses correlated random variables. It shows how knowledge of one such variable conditions estimation of the other, and reduces its uncertainty. These principles are then applied to regionalized random variables to demonstrate the concepts behind random parameter field generation and kriging. The semivariogram, and its relationship to the spatial covariance function, are also discussed.

Presented by John Doherty