Geostatistics explained : an introductory guide for earth scientists /

"A reader-friendly introduction to geostatistics for students and researchers struggling with statistics. Using simple, clear explanations for introductory and advanced material, it demystifies complex concepts and makes formulas and statistical tests easy to apply. Beginning with a critical ev...

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Main Authors: McKillup, Steve (Author), Dyar, M. Darby (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • "Doing science": hypotheses, experiments and disproof
  • Collecting and displaying data
  • Introductory concepts of experimental design
  • Doing science responsibly and ethically
  • Probability helps you make a decision about your results
  • Working from samples: data, populations and statistics
  • Normal distributions: tests for comparing the means of one and two samples
  • Type 1 and type 2 error, power and sample size
  • Single-factor analysis of variance
  • Multiple comparisons after ANOVA
  • Two-factor analysis of variance
  • Important assumptions of analysis of variance, transformations and a test for equality of variances
  • Two-factor analysis of variance without replication, and nested analysis of variance
  • Relationships between variables: linear correlation and linear regression
  • Linear regression
  • Non-parametric statistics
  • Non-parametric tests for nominal scale data
  • Non-parametric tests for ration, interval or ordinal scale data
  • Introductory concepts of multivariate analysis
  • Introductory concepts of sequence analysis
  • Introductory concepts of spatial analysis
  • Choosing a test.