[R] 2/3d interpolation from a regular grid to another regular grid

Scionforbai scionforbai at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 21:38:01 CET 2007

> - krigging in package fields, which also requires irregular spaced data

That kriging requires irregularly spaced data sounds new to me ;) It
cannot be, you misread something (I feel free to say that even if I
never used that package).
It can be tricky doing kriging, though, if you're not comfortable with
a little bit of geostatistics. You have to infer a variogram model for
each data set; you possibly run into non-stationarity or anisotropy,
which are indeed very well treated (maybe at best) by kriging in one
of its forms, but ... it takes more than this list to help you then;
basically kriging requires modelling, so it is often very difficult to
set up an automatic procedure. I can reccomend kriging if the spatial
variability of your data (compared to grid refinement) is quite

In other simple cases, a wheighted mean using the (squared) inverse of
the distance as wheight and a spherical neighbourhood could be the
simpliest way to perform the interpolation.

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