Using GIS and Kriging to Analyze the Spatial Distributions of the Health Risk of Indoor Air Pollution


Kriging is an interpolation technique that is used to estimate a variable at an unmeasured location from observed values at nearer locations. In this study, it is used to analyze the spatial distributions of the health risk of indoor air pollution. The study case is an air-conditioned office building that has 16 floors, located in Taipei, Taiwan. The Kriging method is used in drawing health risk maps on the basis of limited sample points and facilitates investigating the possible source of pollution.

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Liu, K. , Hung, M. , Kuo, J. and Liang, H. (2015) Using GIS and Kriging to Analyze the Spatial Distributions of the Health Risk of Indoor Air Pollution. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 3, 20-25. doi: 10.4236/gep.2015.36004.

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