Oral Presentations

  1. Study of Spatial and Temporal Variations of Hydrogeochemical Variables using Factorial Kriging Analysis, 4th International Geostat Congress, Troia, Portugal, September 92.

  2. Study of Spatial Relationships Between Two Sets of Variables using Multivariate Geostatistics, Pedometrics'92, Wageningen, The Netherlands, September 92.

  3. Comparison of CoIK, IK and mIK Performances for Modeling Conditional Probabilities of Categorical Variables, Internation Forum "Geostatistics for the Next century", Montreal, Canada, June 93.

  4. Accounting for Local Uncertainty in Environmental Decision-making Processes, 5th International Geostat Congress, Wollongong, Australia, September 96.

  5. Kriging vs Stochastic Simulation for Risk Analysis in Soil Contamination, 1st European meeting on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, November 96.

  6. Algorithmically-defined Spaces of Uncertainty for Flow Properties, 3rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology, Barcelona, Spain, September 1997.

  7. Geostatistical Assessment of the Risk of Soil Contamination by Heavy Metals and its Incorporation in the Delineation of Hazardous Areas, AGU Chapman Conference on Applications of GIS, Remote Sensing, Geostatistics, and Solute Transport Modeling to the Assessment of Nonpoint Source Pollutants in the Vadose Zone, Riverside (CA), October 97.

  8. Combining Minimum Error Variance and Spatial Variability in the Mapping of Environmental Variables, 3rd International Symposium on Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Quebec, May 98.

  9. Impact of the Simulation Algorithm, Magnitude of Ergodic Fluctuations and Number of Realizations on the Spaces of Uncertainty of Flow Predictions, NACOG meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 98.

  10. Combining Minimum Error Variance and Spatial Variability in the Mapping of Soil Properties, Workshop of the AISS Pedometrics Group on Advanced in Soil Geostatistics, Montpellier, August 98.

  11. Accounting for Scale-dependent Correlation in the Spatial Prediction of Soil Properties, 2nd European meeting on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, Valencia, November 98.

  12. Geostatistics in Environmental Sciences: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives, International Symposium of Geoinformatics and Socioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, June 99.

  13. Performance Comparison of Geostatistical Algorithms for Incorporating Elevation into the Mapping of Precipitation, Geocomputation 99, Fredericksburg, Virginia, July 99.

  14. Geostatistical Assessment of the Risk of Exceeding Location-specific Thresholds and its Impact on Sampling Designs: Application to Airborne Cd Contamination, NACOG meeting, Austin, Texas, October 99.

  15. Geostatistical Mapping of Satellite Data using P-field Simulation with Conditional Probability Fields, Fourth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2000.

  16. Geostatistical Mapping of Satellite Data using P-field simulation with conditional probability fields, NACOG meeting, Ann Arbor, August 2000.

  17. Accounting for Measurement Error in Uncertainty Modeling and Decision Making using Indicator Kriging and p-field Simulation: Application to a Dioxin Contaminated Site, Fourth International Conference on Environmetrics and Chemometrics, Las Vegas, September 2000.

  18. Delineation of Hazardous Areas and Additional Sampling Strategy in Presence of a Location-specific Threshold, 3rd European meeting on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, Avignon, November 2000.

  19. Accounting for Measurement and Interpolation Errors in Soil Contaminant Mapping and Decision-Making, 7th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology, Cancun, Mexico, September 2001.

  20. Assessment of the Production and Economic Risks of Site-specific Liming using Geostatistical Uncertainty Modelling, Pedometrics'01, Gent, Belgium, September 2001.

  21. Bayesian Approach to UXO Site Characterization with Incorporation of Geophysical Information, SERDP In-Progress Review Meeting, Washington DC, May 2002.

  22. Geostatistical Modeling and Propagation of Uncertainty: Application to the Management of Agricultural Fields, 8th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology, Berlin, Germany, September 2002.

  23. Assessment of the Production and Economic Risks of Site-specific Liming using Geostatistical Uncertainty Modelling, Geocomputation 2003, Southampton, UK, September 2003.

  24. Selective Remediation of Contaminated Sites using a Two-level Multiphase Strategy and Geostatistics, Pedometrics'03, Reading, UK, September 2003.

  25. Partnerships for Technological Transfer of Enabling Technology to Public Health: Geostatistical Filtering as an Answer to the Small Numbers Problem, GeoMed 03, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2003.

  26. Detection of Local Anomalies in High Resolution Hyperspectral Imagery using Geostatistical Filtering and Local Spatial Statistics, IEEE workshop on Advances in Techniques for Analysis of Remotely Sensed Data, NASA Goddard Visitor Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, October 2003.

  27. Neutral Models for Pattern Recognition on Remotely Sensed Imagery, Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative (BISTI), 2003 Symposium, Digital Biology: The Emerging Paradigm, Bethesda, Maryland, November 2003.

  28. Simulation-based assessment of a geostatistical approach for estimation and mapping of the risk of cancer, Seventh International Geostatistics Congress, Banff, Alberta, Canada, September 2004.

  29. Detection of Local Anomalies in High Resolution Hyperspectral Imagery using Geostatistical Filtering and Local Spatial Statistics, Seventh International Geostatistics Congress, Banff, Alberta, Canada, September 2004.

  30. Detection of Spatial Clusters and Outliers using the LISA Statistics and Geostatistically Simulated Spatial Neutral Models, Fifth European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications (GeoENV 2004), Neuchatel, Swizerland, October 2004.

  31. Detection of Local Anomalies in High Resolution Hyperspectral Imagery using Geostatistical Filtering and Local Spatial Statistics, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Californa, December 2004.

  32. Analysis and Detection of Health Disparities using Geostatistics and a Space-time Information System. The Case of Prostate Cancer Mortality in the United States, 1970-1994, GIS Planet 2005, Estoril, May 30-June 2.

  33. Visualization and Propagation of Spatial Uncertainty in Cancer Mortality Rates using Poisson Kriging and p-field Simulation, GeoComputation 05, Ann Arbor, MI, July 2005.

  34. Exploring the Spatial Non-stationarity of Relationships among Soil Properties Using Geographically-weighted Regression, Pedometrics 05, Naples, FL, September 2005.

  35. Performance Comparison of Spatial and Space-time Interpolation Techniques for Prediction of Air Pollutant Concentrations in the Los Angeles area, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2006.

  36. Performance Comparison of Spatial and Space-time Interpolation Techniques for Prediction of Air Pollutant Concentrations in the Los Angeles area, 12th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology, Liege, Belgium, September 2006.

  37. Exploring Health Disparities using Geostatistics and a Space-time Information System: The Case of Prostate and Cervix Cancer Mortality in the United States, 1970-1994, Association of American Geographers 2007 annual meeting, San Francisco, California, March 2007.

  38. Exploring Health Disparities using Geostatistics and a Space-time Information System: The case of prostate and cervix cancer mortality in the United States, 1970-1994, URISA's GIS in Public Health Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2007.

  39. Geostatistical Modeling of the Spatial Distribution of Soil Dioxin in the Vicinity of an Incinerator, Pedometrics 07, Tuebingen, Germany, August 2007.

  40. Geostatistical Analysis of Health Data: State-of-the-art and Perspectives, Association of American Geographers 2008 annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2008.

  41. Applications of Geostatistics in Cancer Studies, Seventh European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications (GeoENV 2008), Southampton, United Kingdom, September 2008.

  42. Geostatistical Analysis of Health and Exposure Data: State-of-the-art and Perspectives, International Conference on Environmental Epidemiology & Exposure, Pasadena, California, October 2008.

  43. How Can Geostatistics be Tailored to the Analysis of Environmental Health Data?, Eighth International Geostatistics Congress, Santiago, Chile, December 2008.

  44. Geostatistical Estimation of Contaminated Sediment Volumes: Review of Common Challenges and Solutions, Fifth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, Jacksonville, Florida, February 2009.

  45. Combining Areal & Point Data in Geostatistical Interpolation: Applications to Soil Science & Medical Geography, Association of American Geographer’s 2009 annual meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2009.

  46. Geostatistical Mapping of Late Stage Breast Cancer Incidence, URISA's GIS in Public Health Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, June 2009.

  47. Geostatistical Estimation of Contaminated Sediment Volumes: Review of Common Challenges and Solutions, StatGIS 2009, Milos, Greece, June 2009.

  48. Automatic Classification of Landsat Timeseries using Geostatistics and Discriminant Analysis, StatGIS 2009, Milos, Greece, June 2009.

  49. Geostatistical Estimation of Contaminated Sediment Volumes: Review of Common Challenges and Solutions, 15th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Stanford University, California, August 2009.

  50. Geostatistical Estimation of Contaminated Sediment Volumes: Review of Common Challenges and Solutions, Association of American Geographer’s 2010 annual meeting, Washington, DC, March 2010.

  51. Three-dimensional Visualization, Interactive Analysis and Contextual Mapping of Space-time Cancer Data, 13th Agile International conference, Guimarães, Portugal, May 2010.

  52. Geostatistical Estimation of Contaminated Sediment Volumes: Review of Common Challenges and Solutions, Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural resources and Environmental Sciences, Leicester, United Kingdom, July 2010.

  53. Three-dimensional Visualization, Interactive Analysis and Contextual Mapping of Space-time Data, 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Budapest, Hungary, August 2010.

  54. Combining Areal & Point Data in Geostatistical Interpolation: Applications to Soil Science & Medical Geography, Eighth European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications (GeoENV 2010), Gent, Belgium, September 2010.

  55. Area-to-point Kriging of Soil Texture: an Efficient Use of Legacy Soil Data from Polygon Maps, Eighth European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications (GeoENV 2010), Gent, Belgium, September 2010.

  56. Visualizing the Impact of Place and Race on Late-stage Cancer Incidence, invited speaker, Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference V, Binghamton, New-York, October 2010.

  57. Geostatistical Estimation of Contaminated Sediment Volumes: Review of Common Challenges and Solutions, SETAC North America 31st Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, November 2010.