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    Post what's wrong with this sentence?

    One of the advantages of geostatistics is to use additional information to improve rainfall estimations.


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    One of the advantages of geostatistics is that it provides additional information which can improve rainfall estimations.

    This may have changed your intended meaning.

    I have understood your sentence to mean that: geostatistics provide information which can improve our ability to estimate rainfall - and my rephrasing of your original sentence reflects this interpretation.

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    Re: what's wrong with this sentence?

    I agree, using information is not a advantage, providing information is.
    Shoudn't Geostatistics, which sounds like a specialized subject, be a special noun and be capitalized?

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    thank you so much 4 enlightening me...how about this one, what can you comment: > During recent years, cokriging has been used to bring topographic influences into the calculations.< would it still be syntactically ok if i'd change 'during' to 'in'? tnx...

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    Re: what's wrong with this sentence?

    'In recent years' sounds much better.

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