Spatial Statistics is the area of Statistics that focuses on analyzing and understanding spatial and spatio-temporal data, by modelling and predicting it. Spatial Statistics plays a role in many domains dealing with spatial data, as well as in interdisciplinary research, in particular where uncertainty plays a role.
The Spatial Statistics Society is currently an informal and open society, initiated by a group of people that has in the past organized three conferences and set up a journal. Elsevier publishes the journal, and has carried out the technical organization of the conferences. The goal of the society is to provide a communication platform for those who apply, develop or benefit from Spatial Statistics.
During the second Spatial Statistics Conference, an ad-hoc steering group was formed to organize this initiative. It currently consists of the following members: