C&ENVENG 7043 - Introduction to Geostatistics
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C&ENVENG 7043 - Introduction to Geostatistics

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 3305
Session: Summer Session 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: One week course, 38 contact hours. Assignments to be completed during Semester 1
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: Basic Geology; elementary statistics (mean, variance, histogram)
Assessment: Coursework, exam

Basic introduction to geostatistics with the emphasis on concepts rather than mathematics. Regionalised (or spatial) variables. Quantifying the criteria for estimation sources of errors in estimation, fundamental basis of the geostatistical approach, mean and variance of the estimation error. The variogram calculation, interpretation, linking variogram behaviour with physical causes (geology, sampling). Variances, covariances, Krige's volume-variance relationship. Extension variances and estimation variances/simple calculations in one and two dimensions. Global reserve/resource estimation. Optimal estimation and introduction to kriging.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3305 Wed 30/01/2013 Fri 01/02/2013 Sun 10/02/2013 Fri 15/02/2013

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92012 LE01 25 17 21 Jan - 25 Jan Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 5pm Barr Smith South, 3022, Polygon Lecture Theatre