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Short course

23 and 24 October 2006

The objective of the short course (workshop) on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications is to present an intuitive introduction to geostatistics as applied to problems encountered in environmental studies. The basic concepts will be illustrated through a real case study using interactive software. The workshop will be split between lecture sessions and interactive workshop sessions. Each participant will receive at set of lecture notes.

Who should attend

This workshop is aimed at professionals involved in the analysis of spatial data sets for environmental studies.


Hélène Demougeot-Renard and Dimitri DOr, FSS International


  • 1st day: Introductory case study; univariate and bivariate data analysis; modeling of spatial continuity; introduction to estimation and kriging.
  • 2nd day: Accounting for indirect information; estimation of local uncertainties; building risk maps; introduction to stochastic simulation