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Re: GEOSTATS: Sensitivity analysis & geostatistics

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  • Gerard Heuvelink
    ... Dear Bill, There are lots of references that I could give you, but let me give you a few recent book/proceedings titles that should provide a useful
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 17, 2000
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      > I am interested in using sensitivity analysis and value of information
      > (VOI) analysis to design sampling plans for human and ecological risk
      > assessment. I would be interested in references or thoughts on the subject
      > of VOI and spatial statistics.
      >
      > VOI is useful when one is more interested in determining the variables that
      > have the most effect on the decision to be made (e.g., whether remedial
      > action is required; choosing from amongst remedial alternatives) in
      > addition to identifying the variables that have the largest effect on the
      > uncertainty in a predicted quantity (e.g., soil concentration).

      Dear Bill,

      There are lots of references that I could give you, but let me give you a few
      recent book/proceedings titles that should provide a useful 'introduction', with lots
      of references. Please note that these are references on (spatial)
      sensitivity/uncertainty analysis, not on VOI (with which I am not familiar).

      Chan, K., S. Tarantola and F. Campolongo, 1998, (Proceedings of the) Second
      International Symposium on Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output. Please contact
      Stefano Tarantola (stefano.tarantola@...) who I think will be most willing to
      send you a copy of the book for free.

      Heuvelink, G.B.M., 1998, Error Propagation in Environmental Modelling with GIS.
      London: Taylor & Francis. (Please forgive me for promoting my own work.)

      Lowell, K. and A. Jaton, 1999, Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Spatial
      Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Ann
      Arbor: Ann Arbor Press.

      Please let me also draw your attention to the FOURTH Symposium on Spatial
      Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, to be
      held in Amsterdam, 12-14 July 2000 (http://www.gis.wau.nl/Accuracy2000/).

      Finally, it might be interesting for you to get in touch with Daniel Griffith
      (dgriffith@...), a spatial statistician that has published a lot on
      spatial undertainty analysis, or with Steve Stehman
      (svstehma@...), a statistican who is specialised in sampling
      theory, applied to forestry/remote sensing. Both are from Syracuse, so that
      should be convenient.

      I hope this is of use to you, best regards, Gerard Heuvelink

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      Gerard B.M. Heuvelink
      Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
      University of Amsterdam
      Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130
      1018 VZ Amsterdam
      The Netherlands

      Tel: +31(0)20-525 7448 (Secretary 7451)
      Fax: +31(0)20-525 7431
      email: g.b.m.heuvelink@...
      http://www.frw.uva.nl/soil/Welcome.html

      Have you recently visited http://www.gis.wau.nl/Accuracy2000 ?
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