This week’s 30 Seconds of Info: Be aware of the limitations of ID estimation. Ian Glacken – Director of Geology



Be aware of the limitations of ID estimation: Inverse distance (ID) is often touted as a viable alternative to Ordinary Kriging (OK), and it can be – but you must appreciate its two or three very serious limitations and correct for these.  The limitations are that there is no accounting for data clustering (unlike OK) and the choice of a power is essentially arbitrary.  As long as you are aware of these issues, ID can sometimes be used as a ‘check’ technique for OK.

This week’s 30 Seconds of Info comes from Ian Glacken – Director of Geology:

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