Geostatistics 101 provides an introduction to the topic for anyone who needs to understand the basic principles, advantages and practical application of semi-variograms and geostatistical estimation. The course is illustrated by numerous examples from mineral exploration and environmental characterization.
- Part 1: Introduction - Why Geostatistics? ... Discusses the requirement, concept, origins, applications and advantages of geostatistics.
- Part 2: Basic Concepts and Principles of Geostatistics ... Discusses regionalized variables, spatial variability, semi-variograms and geostatistical estimation.
- Part 3: Practical Application of Geostatistics ... Discusses the complications that occur in practice, including geological influences, non-normal sample distributions, data trends, anisotropy and the uncertainty associated with geostatistical estimation.
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The course includes 9 viewing sessions, each comprising approximately 60 minutes of learning content, plus multiple-choice reviews and numerous full-color images. Course duration is equivalent to approximately 11 hours of learning content.