May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

MEM 445/545/445L/545L Advanced Geostatistics and Grade Estimations/Lab

Credits: (2-1) 3

The theory of regionalized variables.  Exploratory spatial data analysis, resource estimation, random function models for spatial data, estimation and modeling of variograms and covariance’s, isotropy, anisotropy, ordinary and universal kriging estimators and equations, regularization of variograms, estimation of spatial averages, non-linear estimators, cross validation, includes use of geostatistical software.  Two-dimensional and three-dimensional kriging.  Application of hydrology, soil science, atmospheric science, ecology, geography and related fields.


Prerequisites: MEM 307  and MEM 301/301L  
Corequisites: MEM 445L/545L 
Notes: Students enrolled in MEM 545/545L will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in MEM 445/445L.

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