Soil Resources and Its Mapping Through Geostatistics Using R and QGIS: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Soil Resources and Its Mapping Through Geostatistics Using R and QGIS

1st Edition

Edited by Priyabrata Santra, Mahesh Kumar, N.R. Panwar, C.B. Pandey

CRC Press

362 pages

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Hardback: 9780367340520
pub: 2019-07-15
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This book will provide an exposure to recent developments in the field of geostatistical modeling, spatial variability of soil resources, and preparation of digital soil maps using R and GIS and potential application of it in agricultural resource management.

Please note: This title is co-published with New India Publishing Agency, Delhi. Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of spatial processes and geostatistics 2. Field soil sampling using GIS and spatial data handling 3. Spatial variability analysis using semi variogram approach 4. Introduction to ‘GSTAT’ package of R and QGIS 5. Kriging technique and other advanced geostatistical approaches 6. Procedures of preparing digital soil maps in R 7. Assessment of uncertainty and error of digital soil maps 8. Case studies on digital soil mapping

About the Editors

Priyabrata Santra, Mahesh Kumar, Navraten Panwar, C.B. Pandey, ICAR- Central Arid Zone Research Institute Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General