Dr. Goovaerts will teach a short course on Geostatistical Analysis of Environmental Data at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surtahkal (NITK, India) the week of December 05-09, 2016. Seats are still available!!
One of the main findings is that significantly fewer
samples exceeded the action level of 15 ppb at State-controlled sampling sites relative
to voluntary or homeowner-driven sampling sites. In other words, based on the State-controlled sentinel sampling program the
situation has been steadily improving since the State started collecting
samples last February while the analysis of the other database,
which represents 80% of the total number of samples collected so far, indicates otherwise.
Dr. Goovaerts is the 2016 recipient of the International
Spatial Accuracy Research Association (ISARA) Founder's Award for
"substantial and lasting contributions to the foundations of spatial