### Background readings

Spatial estimation:

Alan E. Gelfand, Peter J. Diggle, Montserrat Fuentes and Peter
Guttorp, eds. (2010): *Handbook of Spatial Statistics*.
Section 2, Continuous Spatial Variation. Chapman & Hall/CRC
Press:

Ordinary kriging: ch. 2.8

Universal kriging: ch. 3.7

Estimated covariance:

Zimmerman, D. L. and Cressie, N (1992): Mean
squared prediction error in the spatial linear model with estimated
covariance parameters. Annals of
the
Institute of Statistical Mathematics 44: 27-43.

Asymptotics:

M. L. Stein:
Interpolation of spatial data : some theory for kriging. Springer
1999.

Gelfand et al. ch. 6