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Introduction Perhaps it would be useful here at the very beginning to clear up any possible ambiguity which arises because of the use of the title Geostatistics. The application of this theory to problems in geology and mining has led to the more popular name Geostatistics.
The contents of this book are confined to the simplest application of the Theory of Regionalised Variables, that of producing the 'best' estimation of the unknown value at some location within an ore deposit. This technique is known as kriging. The purpose of this text is to provide a simple treatment of Geostatistics for the reader unfamiliar with the field.
The subject may be discussed at a number of levels of mathematical complexity, and it is the intention here to keep the mathematics to a necessary minimum. Some previous knowledge must be assumed on the reader's part of basic concepts of ordinary statistics such as mean, variance and standard deviation, confidence intervals and probability distributions.
Readers without this background are referred to any one of a large number of excellent basic texts. The application of Geostatistics to the estimation of ore reserves in mining is probably its most well known use.
However, it has been emphasised time and again that the estimation techniques can be used wherever a continuous measure is made on a sample at a particular location is space or timei. Since most applications -- and most of the author's experience -- are confined to the mining field, so will most of the examples in this book.
Also, there will be a tendency to talk of 'grades' rather than 'sample values', for brevity if nothing else. If the reader is interested in other fields, it suffices to replace 'grade' by porosity, permeability, thickness, elevation, population density, rainfall, temperature, fracture length, abundance or whatever.
The application of statistical methods to ore reserve problems was first attempted some 30 years ago in South Africa. The problem was that of predicting the grades within an area to be mined from a limited number of peripheral samples in development drives in the gold mines.
Gold values are notoriously erratic, and when plotted in the form of a histogram show a highly skewed distribution with a very long tail into the rich grades.
Normal Gaussian statistical theory will not handle such distributions unless a transformation is applied first. Sichel applied a log-normal distribution to the gold grades and achieved encouraging results.
He then published formulae and tables to enable accurate calculation of local averages for log-normal variables, and also confidence limits on those local averages. Three major drawbacks exist in the application of Sichel's 't' estimator.
The 'background' probability distribution must be log-normal.
The samples must be independent. There is no consideration taken of the position of the samples -- all are equally important. However, the technique proved very useful in the gold mines, especially since some measure of the reliability of the estimator was provided.
It also laid the base for further statistical work by providing the conceptual framework necessary, i. At this stage, it was assumed that all the samples in a given area came from the same probability distribution -- a log-normal one -- and this assumption is known in ordinary statistics as 'stationarity'.Your salary of $25, increases 7% each year.
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