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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 716593, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/716593
Research Article

Estimating Quartz Reserves Using Compositional Kriging

1Department of Natural Resources Engineering, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
2Department of Statistics, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain

Received 31 January 2013; Accepted 8 May 2013

Academic Editor: Sheng-Jie Li

Copyright © 2013 J. Taboada et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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