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spatial interpolation is the procedure of estimating the value of properties at unsampled sites within the area covered by existing observations

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The estimation of values at unsampled points based on known values of surrounding points.

I'd, you know, use the built-in feature for suggesting tag wiki synonyms, but you need 2500 reputation to do that.


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Yes, I think should be made a synonym of .

Clearly, spatial interpolation is a subset of interpolation, but in the context of a site about GIS, there is little value in trying to tease the two apart.

The tag is already used as a de facto master synonym, so let's just make it official.

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