The variogram sill and the sample variance

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Abstract

The relationship between the sill of the variogram and the sample variance is explored. The common practice of using the sample variance as an estimate of the variogram sill is questioned, and a conceptual framework for determining the appropriateness of this heuristic is constructed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)673-678
Number of pages6
JournalMathematical Geology
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1991

Keywords

  • sample variance
  • sill
  • variogram

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