INTAMAP Publications

Published peer reviewed journal papers

Baume, O., J. O. Skøien, G. B. M. Heuvelink, and E. J. Pebesma (2008) A geostatistical approach to data harmonization - application to radioactivity exposure data. Submitted to Envir. Monit. And Ass.

Brenning, A. and G. Dubois (2007) Towards generic real-time mapping algorithms for environmental monitoring and emergency detection. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 601-611

Chorti, E., and D. T. Hristopulos (2008) Nonparametric identification of anisotropic (Elliptic) correlations in spatially distributed data sets. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 56 (10 I): 4738-4751.

D’Alimonte, D. and D. Cornford (2007) Outlier detection with partial information: Application to emergency mapping. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 613-620

Dubois, G. (2008) Editorial. Advances in automatic interpolation for real-time mapping. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 597-599

Elogne, S. N., D. T. Hristopulos, and M. Varouchakis (2007) An application of Spartan Spatial Random Fields in environmental mapping: Focus on automatic mapping capabilities. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA), 22(5): 633-646

Heuvelink, G.B.M., Z. Jiang, S. De Bruin and C. Twenhöfel (2008), Optimization of mobile radioactivity monitoring networks. International Journal of GIS (in press).

Hiemstra, P.H., E.J. Pebesma, C.J.W. Twenhöfel and G.B.M. Heuvelink (2009), Real- time automatic interpolation of ambient gamma dose rates from the Dutch radioactivity monitoring network. Computers & Geosciences (in press).

Ingram, B., D. Cornford, and D. Evans (2007) Fast algorithms for automatic mapping with space–limited covariance functions. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 661-670

Kazianka, H. and Pilz, J. (2009): Copula-based geostatistical modeling of continuous and discrete data including covariates. Accepted for publication in: Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment.

Melles, S.J., G.B.M. Heuvelink, C.J.W. Twenhöfel and U. Stöhlker (2008a). Sampling optimization trade-offs for long-term monitoring of gamma dose rates. In: ICCSA 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds. O. Gervasi, B. Murgante, A. Laganà, D. Taniar, Y. Mun, M. Gavrilova), vol. 5072, 444-458.

Pilz, J., and G. Spöck (2007) Why do we need and how should we implement Bayesian kriging methods. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 621-632

Skøien, J. O., G. Blöschl, E.J. Pebesma (2008) Geostatistics for automatic estimation of environmental variables - some simple solutions. Georisk, Vol. 2 No. 4, 259-272.

Skøien, J. O., O. Baume, E. J. Pebesma and G. B. M. Heuvelink (accepted) Identifying and removing heterogeneities between monitoring networks, accepted for publication in Environmetrics.

Spöck, G., Kazianka, H.and Pilz, J. (2008): Baysian trans-Gaussian Kriging with log-log transformed skew data. to appear in: J. Pilz (Ed.) Interfacing Geostatistics and GIS. Springer, Berlin.

Szegvary, T., F. Conen, U. Stöhlker, G. Dubois, P. Bossew, G. de Vries (2007) Mapping terrestrial gamma-dose rate in Europe based on routine monitoring data. Radiation measurements, 42(9): 1561-1572


Pilz, J. (2009): Interfacing Geostatistics and GIS. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg and New York.

Conference presentations

geoENV VI - Geostatistics for Environmental Applications. November 2006, Rhodes, Greece. ICMS, Smoothing-Based and Gaussian-Process-Based Methods for Non-Parametric Regression in Environmental Problems. March 2007, Edinburgh, UK EGU 2007, April 2007, Vienna, Austria, Natural Hazards session. ISESS 2007 – International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems, May 2007, Prague, Czech Republic 5th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, June 2007, ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands 32nd Spring Lecture Series, University of Arkansas, Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Statistics, Fayetteville, April 12-14, 2007 StatGIS 2007, September 2007, Klagenfurt, Austria. INTERCAL 2007 Schauinsland, External dose rate measurements at the Schauisland intercalibration site, November 2007, Freiburg, Germany. EGU 2008, April 2008, General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. GISRUK2008, Manchester, UK 2-4 April. ECORAD 2008, International Conference on Radioecology and Environment Radioactivity, 2008 Bergen Norway . GEOSS SensorWeb Workshop, 15-16 May 2008, Geneva, Switzerland ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands 2008, 21-22 May GI-Days 2008, 16-18 June 2008, Münster, Germany MODA 8, 4th-8th June 2007, Almagro, Spain 53rd Annual Meeting og the Health Physics Society (American conference of radiological safety), 13-17 July 2008 Pittsburgh, US The R User Conference 2008, August 12-14, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany GeoEnv 8-10 September 2008, Southampton, UK ICCSA, GEOG-AN-MOD Workshop, Perugia, Italy (2008) 4th International conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Bio and Earth Sciences 2008, Athens, 18-19 Sept 7th International Semantic Web Conference 2008, 26 October, Karlsruhe, Germany “Rainfall Estimates for Crop Monitoring and Food Security” 1st Workshop 2008. 22 - 23 October, Ispra, Italy Adaguc 2008 (Atmospheric data access for the geospatial user community) workshop, Dec 4/5 Geostats 2008, 1-5 December, Santiago, Chile VITO, Belgium, Apr 24, 2009. Invited lecture, modelling and monitoring group OSIRIS Sensor Web Workshop 23rd and 24th March 2009, Münster (Germany) EGU 200919-24 April, General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. INTERCAL 2009Freiburg Germany, March 18-20. ISRSE 2009; 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment May 4-8, 2009 Stresa, Italy EURADOS/AIRDOS Meeting in Ispra, June 2009 EU TOWARDS eENVIRONMENT 2009, March 25-27, 2009. Prague, Czech Republic GEOSS sensor web workshop 2009, Geneva, May. IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 24 June 2009 "Technical Meeting on Sources and measurements of radon and radon progeny applied to climate and air quality studies", StatGIS 2009, 16-18 June 2009, Milos, Greece. OGC Open Geospatial Consortium, 2009

All deliverables delivered as reports

All deliverables from Sept 2008 to Sept 2009 have not yet been approved by the European Commission, and should be considered as draft, not final documents; final documents can be expected by the end of 2009

D 1.1 Capturing user requirements for an automatic mapping system
D 1.2 Communication to and from web service
D 1.3 R implementation of a simple mapping algorithm and development / integration of support tools
D 1.5 Papers, conference and journals
D 1.6 Implementation of a web client
D 1.7 Reference implementation of the web service
D 1.8 Description of reference implementation of the web service
D 2.1 Bayesian spatial analysis
D 2.2 Bayesian spatial analysis and anisotropies
D 2.3 Improved methods for hyper-parameter identification in the sparse, sequential framework
D 2.6 Technical report on code developed in R
D 3.1 Bayesian trans-gaussian kriging
D 3.2 Bayesian disjunctive kriging
D 3.3 Sequential methods using robust likelihood models
D 3.4 Spatial Interpolation Using Copulas
D 3.8 R-code for spatial Interpolation Using Copulas
D 4.2 R codes for heterogeneous monitoring networks
D 4.3 Aggregating geostatistical predictions
D 4.4 Sparse, sequential methods for a range of observation types and spatial supports
D 4.5 Integrated R code for monitoring networks
D 4.6 Environmental monitoring network optimization scenarios
D 4.7 Monitoring network optimization
D 5.1 Early warning systems: Identifying anomalies with monitoring networks
D 5.2 Early warning systems: From national to international networks
D 5.3 Monitoring networks for airborne radioactivity
D 5.4 Data sets scenarios generated for routine and emergency monitoring
D 6.2 Draft validation plan for the automatic mapping web service, including specification of test data
D 6.4 Implementation of an IMIS web-client
D 6.6 Assessment of Intamap for automatic interpolation of radiological scenario datasets
D 6.7 Assessment of Intamap for automatic interpolation of other environmental data
D 6.8 "GeoInformatics for Environmental Surveillance” Organization of a Workshop
D 7.3 First year report
D 7.3 annex First year report: using and dissiminating knowledge
D 7.4 Second year report
D 7.4 annex Second year report: using and dissiminating knowledge