A group of geostatistical techniques to interpolate the value of a random field at an unobserved location from observations of its value at nearby locations.

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kriging of compositional data (grain size)

I have posted this already in the GEONet Forum but without any suggestions, now I am hoping for some feedback here: I have a problem concerning interpolation of compositional data of grain sizes. I ...
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How to deal with data which are not normally distributed when kriging?

I'm a novice with advanced spatial interpolation, and I'm trying to use the Geostatistical Analyst to interpolate a surface based on borehole data, using Ordinary Kriging. The help file explains how ...
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Kriging inside a PostGIS database?

I use a PostGIS database with temperature data. I want to use a spatial interpolation method but not the supported IDW method. I need to use kriging, but it is not part of the supported interpolation ...
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Error: KrigingModelOrdinary not defined in python

Here is the code: rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) outKrig = arcpy.sa.Kriging(Stations2010o3Data__2_, field, KrigingModelOrdinary, {2}) outKrig.save(rasterKrig) arcpy.env.extent = ...
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Interpolating species data from sample points in a small area [closed]

I have sample data from a small site (10 acres) which shows the number of occurrences of a particular species of snail over two sampling periods (fall and spring sampling). I want to try and ...
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Missing data and negative predictions - kriging daily rainfall?

I want to perform the interpolation of daily rainfall data for 7 years. I am now working on python using arcpy module. I face several problems while performing interpolation Some day there is no ...
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Parameters for optimizing interpolation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there any criteria to know the most proper parameters for an interpolation method in ArcGIS (such as, for IDW: Neighbors (min and max), sector type, semiaxis length, angle, search neighborhood)? ...
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Is kriging an exact interpolation method?

Can kriging be an exact* method? For example, when optimized with the Geostatistical Wizard? Or in any other way? (as far as I know, "normal" kriging isn't an exact method). *exact: predictions at ...
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Kriging from raster with missing data in ArcGIS

I have MODIS satellite imagery that depicts a range of surface temperatures. However, many of the cells are missing values. I think I need to perform Kriging in order to obtain an average value for ...
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Hex grid value interpolation in POSTGIS

I have a table of tessellated hexagons that I created as a hex binning grid to cover an area. I've then overlaid a point set to give some of the hexagons a value, see diagram:- The shapes with ...
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Kriging with expectation of 0, beyond the data supports

I am trying to Krige in ArcGIS from point samples of a chemical concentration. Towards the center, most of the points are larger, and on the periphery, all of the points are 0. The generated raster ...
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confidence intervals on raster produced by kriging spatial interpolation

I have used spatial interpolation to generate a raster that estimates percentage of a variable of interest (e.g. expected percentage at unsampled locations given frequencies at nearby sites). As I am ...
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Validity of ordinary kriging of polygon centroids

I'm in a discussion with a colleague who believes that kriging should not be used to interpolate a surface from polygon based data (i.e. with kriging applied to centroids), because this effectively ...
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Choosing appropriate Interpolation Tool [duplicate]

I am interested in doing some fairly simple interpolation work in the next few weeks using ArcGIS 10.1. However, I am unsure about which interpolation tool is most appropriate for the task at hand. ...
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Three-dimensional interpolation of temperature profiles using gstat in R?

I'm working on a problem in which I'd like to interpolate a set of oceanographic temperature profiles over a three-dimensional matrix of unsampled x, y, & z locations. The data to interpolate is ...
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Error when kriging in SAGA: grid file could not be opened [duplicate]

I have a point and a polygon vector shape (shapes) which I want to interpolate by using the saga tool "Ordinary Kriging". I always get the following error message: Oooops! The following output ...
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Verifying time-invariance for spatial gradients of air pollution?

I have data from a network of NO2 passive samplers. Measurement are repeated in the same positions in different years. I need to verify if spatial gradients in air pollution remain constant in time, ...
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Saving output from automap package in the ESRI ASCII raster format

I would like to save the information generated from an ordinary kriging (processed with the function autoKrige from the automap R package), into a file extension readable in ArcGis for desktop 9.3.1 ...
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Understanding the cell size argument in the kriging tool, ArcGIS

I'm not quite understanding the cell size values that a given raster has. I've been doing some kriging interpolation on very dense point data and if I leave the cell size parameter blank, it's cell ...
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Error when labelling kriging result (contour) - the input layer is not valid

I've finished kriging, creating a contour-map, representing groundwater-height in my area. By a reason I don't know, it isn't possible to label my results. Neither can I export my data to vectors: ...
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Haversine formula to calculate distance between real coordinates?

I need to calculate distance between two stations in a map in order to calculate empirical variogram in ordinary kriging to interpolate temperature data. Calculating distance in kriging using ...
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Calculate the values of range, sill, nugget in ordinary kriging? [closed]

I am working on temperature data, and I want to interpolate the data to any location that I specify. My programming language is asp.net4 C#. I don't know how can I determine the sill, range, nugget ...
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When to use IDW vs Kriging Interpolation for DEM creation?

I'm trying to create a DEM using point data spaced very regularly about 10m apart. The area I am interpolating is an educational facility with many flat parking lots and football fields but still has ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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Extract data to file after performing kriging interpolation in ArcGIS

For 3 meteorological stations, I created maps by Kriging Interpolation tool to extract data for other places. How is it possible to extract a data file (Excel or text) from this interpolation? (this ...
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Cross-validation of TPS and kriging outputs from the fields package in R

I am looking for existing package or functions that will allow me to cross-validate multiple outputs of Thin plate spline (TPS) and Kriging from the fields package. Does anyone know of any available ...
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problem on loading kriging outputs [duplicate]

My problem is the following: everytime i run ordinary kriging or other interpolation techniques i obtain this error message from QGIS Notice that these are the details for SAGA I would like a ...
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Interpolating points observed with different time duration

I am doing spatial interpolation with a group of points. Some points have complete observation of events: for a period of 24 hours we have observed N events in each point. These points have N ...
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Integrating DEM within kriging and other interpolation methods?

I would like to see the difference of including DEM in interpolation from without. Some studies on climate data interpolation suggest that interpolation performs better with DEM. How do I do this in ...
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Interpolating counts within irregular-shaped regions in a country?

GIS novice here. We are trying to estimate the total number of toxic waste sites within the country of Ghana. We will be dividing up the country into quadrats (with some irregular shapes on the ...
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Empirical Bayesian kriging - does data need to be normal?

With empirical Bayesian kriging (ebk), does the data need to be normally distributed? If I apply a normal score transformation, my data is still not normal. Is ebk kriging thus an invalid ...
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Spatial interpolation - appropriate method to estimate the accuracy of the surface

When using a spatial interpolation method (any method) without having a way to validate it, besides sampling some points out, is there a way to count as well with the mean distance between ...
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Can I “stack” semivariogram data?

I have several synoptic measurements (every few months) of a gravity field I would like to interpolate by kriging. Each group of measurements comprises about 45 measurement locations, and spatial ...
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Interpolating lots of points with seemingly good spatial density

I'm using Arcmap 10 and I have scattered points (denser in an area). Each point represents a thickness value of a simulated avalanche deposit. I want to get a raster from this points which I will ...
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Kriging method to use for rainfall?

I am working on an rainfall analysis and I have to interpolate some datas with kriging method. Is co-kriging suitable for the rainfall analysis?
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Is co kriging appropriate for interpolation of three spatial co variates?

I want to estimate an interpolation model(s) for daily minimum temperature, daily maximum temperature and daily rainfall. I have samples of approximately the same size for all three variables at ...
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Ordinary kriging with three dimensions in R

I want to interpolate temperature for a surface defined by three coordinates: longitude, latitude and altitude. I know one option is to use universal kriging on two dimensions and use altitude as a ...
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Why does ModelBuilder with kriging give ERROR 001000 Z value field does not exist?

I've built a model which interpolates series of data by IDW method and it works well. But when I tried to change method of interpolation to kriging I encountered some problems with using Z value ...
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Keeping unchanged observed values after kriging interpolation

Is there a way to force kriging to keep unchanged measured values of observation points? For example: if the observed value of a location is 1, after the interpolation it could be 0.9 or even 0.5, ...
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Tools in the Sextante toolbox in QGIS 1.8 for interpolation?

What tools in the Sextante toolbox in QGIS 1.8 can be used for interpolation (kriging and spline)? I have looked at every single one and could not figure it out.
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Validation of Regression Kriging

I am interested in exploring the idea of generating a predictive model for a target variable in a spatial context. I would then like to correct the residuals of this model using kriging, i.e. in a ...
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What is the correct procedure for kriging? [closed]

I'm a PhD student generating DEMs of coastal sand dunes, and I am thoroughly confused when it comes to kriging. Firstly, my DEMs are to be generated from terrestrial LiDAR point clouds with ...
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kriging Error dimensions do not match: locations xxxx data yyyy in R [closed]

I've been working (for hours) on a kriging problem. When I run an ordinary kriging model: y.ok <- krige(y~x, locations=data1,newdata=data2), I keep getting the message: Error dimensions do ...
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How to spatialy interpolate forest tree height, basal area data for certain species

I have ecological sample data collected from 5 locations within a 133345678.5678 sq meter area. The data is stored in a point shape file. I have joined tabular data with the point layer by duplicating ...
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Minimum number of samples for kriging interpolation

I get some data with number of specimens with a request to interpolate it using kriging method. After some investigation it appeared that kriging results (performed in ArcGIS Geostatistical Analyst ...
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Interpolating Maps - Statistical Learning Techniques vs Spatial Statistics Techniques

I have recently begun experimenting with the interpolation of variales over a whole country. I have good sized training set where I have several dependant variables (continuous and categorical) ...
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Interpolated map using pca axes

I have done between group pca in R. I want to make an interpolated map using the eigen values of the first three pc axes. I want to produce a map using each of the three pc axes and finally combine ...
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Produce raster map using universal kriging as interpolation method

I want to do kriging with external drift(universal kriging) in R. The covariate I use is in WGS84 refrence system. Because of nature of kriging which calculates distance in planar surface I have to do ...
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Spatio-temporal block kriging with R package gstat?

In the documentation of sp I saw that the coords argument of the SpatialPolygons function only accepts 2 columns. Is it not possible to create 3-dimensional polygons? I am doing spatio-temporal ...
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book/tutorial on using rpy2 in python for kriging?

I am proficient in Python, but have no knowledge of R. Can you suggest a good tutorial in using rpy2 or any other R library to perform Block/Cokriging "Kriging"