Accuracy 2004

The Sixth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

28 June – 1 July 2004, Portland, Maine, USA

This Accuracy symposium was organized together with the The Fifteenth Annual Conference of The International Evironmetrics Society.

The Sixth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

The Fifteenth Annual Conference of TIES, the International Environmetrics Society

Keynote speakers
  • David R. Brillinger, University of California, USA
  • Catherine Calder, Ohio State University, USA
  • Alessandro Fasso, University of Bergamo, Italy
  • Pierre Goovaerts, Biomedware, Inc., USA
  • Kim Lowell, University of Laval, Canada
  • Donald Myers, University of Arizona, USA
  • J.A. Quintanilha, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Marian Scott, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Invited presentations

Brillinger D.R., Preisler H. K. and Naderi H.M. Wildfire chances and probabilities risk assessment

Calder C. Efficient posterior inference and prediction of space-time processes using dynamic process convolutions

Fassò A., Nicolis O. and Gianelle V. Data quality and uncertainty in fine particulate monitoring

Goovaerts P., Avruskin G., Meliker J., Slotnick M., Jacquez G. and Nriagu J. Modeling uncertainty about pollutant concentration and human exposure using geostatistics and a space-time information system: application to arsenic in groundwater of Southeast Michigan

Lowell, K. Why aren’t we making better use of uncertainty information in decision-making?

Myers D.E. Estimating and modeling space-time variograms

Quintanilha J.A. and Ho L.L. Wildfire threats count analysis by longitudinal models

Scott E.M., Sanderson D.C.W., Cresswell A.J. and Lang J.J. Spatial scale and its effects on comparisons of airborne and ground-based gamma-ray spectrometry for mapping environmental radioactivity

Contributed presentations

Aberg S., Lindgren F. and Malmberg A. A space-time dynamic model based on image warping

Alo C. A. and Pontius R. G. Jr Detecting the influence of protection on landscape transformation in southwestern Ghana

Bhanu B., Li R., Ravishankar C., Kurth M. and Ni J. Indexing structure for handling uncertain spatial data

Bhattacharya S. and Haslett J. Fast cross validation of a paleoclimate model using IRMCMC

Cooley D., Jomelli V. and Naveau P. Spatio-temporal analysis of extreme values from lichenometric studies and their relationships to climate

Cooper C. Continuous-domain model-assisted variance estimation

Coulston J. W. and Reams G. A. The effect of blurred plot coordinates on interpolating forest biomass: a case study

Davis C. A., Brown B. G., Bullock R., Chapman M., Manning K. and Takacs A. An object-based method for quantifying errors in meteorological models

Di Battista T. and Gattone S. A. Non parametric confidence bands for ẞ-diversity profiles

Dorren L. K. A., Heuvelink G. B. M. and Berger F. Effect of support size on the accuracy of spatial models: findings of rockfall simulations on forested slopes

Engel D. W., Liebetrau A. M., Jarman K. D., Ferryman T. A., Scheibe T. D. and Didier B. T. An iterative uncertainty assessment technique for environmental modeling

Fefferman N. H., Jagai J. S. and Naumova E. N. Two-stage wavelet analysis assessment of dependencies in time series of disease incidence

Gadish D. Evaluating patterns of spatial relations to enhance data quality

Giannitrapani M., Bowman A., Scott M. and Smith R. Nonparametric spatial-temporal analysis of SO2 across Europe

Gilleland E. Optimizing METAR network design for verification of cloud ceiling height and visibility forecasts

Grunwald S., Reddy K. R. and Prenger J. P. Characterization of the spatial and parameter variability in a subtropical wetland

Hrdličková Z. Powers of Anova tests for variables with general distribution from exponential class

Ignaccolo R. and Ribecco N. Model testing for spatial strong mixing data

Iiames J. S., Congalton R., Pilant A. and Lewis T. Accounting for error propagation in the development of a leaf area index (LAI) reference map to assess the MODIS MOD15A2 LAI product

Jacquez G. M., AvRuskin G., Do E., Durbeck H., Greiling D. A., Goovaerts P., Kaufmann A. and Romel B. Complex systems analysis using space-time information systems and model transition sensitivity analysis

Kronenfeld B. J. and Kronenfeld N. D. Minimizing information loss in continuous representations: a fuzzy classification technique based on Principal Components Analysis

Kuzera K. and Pontius R. G. Jr Categorical coefficients of agreement for assessing soft-classified maps at multiple resolutions

Libiseller C. Comparison of methods for normalisation and trend testing of water quality data

Liknes G. C., Nelson M. D. and McRoberts R. E. Evaluating classified MODIS satellite imagery as a stratification tool

Lilburne L. R. and North H. C. Sources of uncertainty in land use pressure mapping

Madsen L. and Ruppert D. Regression with spatially misaligned data

Mecklin C. J. The credible diversity plot: a graphic for the comparison of biodiversity

Orzanco M.-G., Lowell K. and Fortin M.-J. Assessing the spatial uncertainty of boundaries on forest maps using an ecological similarity index

Paladino L. and Pontius R. G. Jr Accuracy assessment and uncertainty in baseline projections for land-use change forestry projects

Pontius R. G. Jr and Lippitt C. D. A method to distinguish real landscape change from map error during map comparison

Rennolls K. Satellite “image-banks” in forest information systems? Prospects for accurate estimation of forest change and growth from data-fusion models

Shekhar S. Digital road map accuracy evaluation: a buffer-based approach

Sinha G. Quantifying the efficacy of multicriteria generalization (MGC) of geospatial data for AEM groundwater modeling

Splitstone D. E. and Ginevan M. E. A Bayesian approach to determining the “paternity” of environmental contamination

Switzer P., Zhang T. and Journel A. Simulating geological structures based on training images and pattern classifications

Voigt K. and Brüggemann R. Method of Evaluation by Order Theory (METEOR) applied on the topic of water contamination with pharmaceuticals

Wahlin K., Shahsavani D., Grimvall A., Wade A. J., Butterfield D. and Jarvie H. P. Extracting the essence of process-based models of the flow of nitrogen through catchments

Xie L. and MacNeill I. B. Detection of boundaries in regression data in the presence of spatial correlation