Soil Resources and Its Mapping Through Geostatistics Using R and QGIS (Co-Published With CRC Press,UK)

by Priyabrata Santra, Mahesh Kumar, N.R. Panwar & C.B. Pandey
ISBN: 9789386546265 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 352 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2018
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 26.7 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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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. Specifically following major areas are covered in the book.

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

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