Geostatistics

Course Name: 

Geostatistics (MI412)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Seventh

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0)3

Content: 

Sampling Methods – Theory and Concepts. Classical Statistical methods: Univariate and Bivariate; Exploratory data analysis. Probability distributions: application in ore reserve estimation. Concepts of Geostatistics; Semi-variogram: Kriging: Geostatistical conditional simulation. Practical applications of Geostatistics in geotechnical investigation 

References: 

S.M Gandhi and B.C Sarkar Essentials of mineral exploration and evaluation, Elsevier publications 2016
Chilès, J.-P., and P. Delfiner (1999), Geostatistics - Modeling Spatial Uncertainty, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA.
Lantuéjoul, C. (2002), Geostatistical simulation: Models and algorithms, 232 pp., Springer, Berlin.
Kitanidis, P.K. (1997) Introduction to Geostatistics: Applications in Hydrogeology, Cambridge University Press

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

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 Karnataka, India.

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