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Methods and applications of statistics in the atmospheric and Earth sciences / edited by N. Balakrishnan, McMaster University Department of Statistics, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Contributor(s): Balakrishnan, N, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley series in methods and applications of statistics.Description: xvi, 362 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780470503447 (hardback).Subject(s): Atmospheric physics -- Statistical methods | Earth sciences -- Statistical methods | MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / GeneralDDC classification: 519.5 Other classification: MAT029000 Online resources: Cover image | WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents <p>Preface v <p>Contributors 1 <p>1 Adaptive Sampling 1 <p>2 Agricultural Surveys 8 <p>3 Allometry 20 <p>4 Atmospheric Statistics 27 <p>5 Capture Recapture Methods I 35 <p>6 Capture-Recapture Methods II 43 <p>7 Cluster Sampling 50 <p>8 Distance Sampling 53 <p>9 Ecological Statistics 59 <p>10 Environmental Statistics 67 <p>11 Estimation of Species Richness and Shared Species Richness76 <p>12 Geographic Information Systems 112 <p>13 Geostatistics 121 <p>14 Landsat Data Analysis in Crop Area Estimation 130 <p>15 Latin Hypercube Sampling 140 <p>16 Line Intercept Sampling 146 <p>17 Line Transect Sampling 148 <p>18 Methods for Drought Analysis and Forecasting 150 <p>19 Ranked Set Sampling Methodology for Environmental Data185 <p>20 Spatial Data Analysis 212 <p>21 Spatial Processes 216 <p>22 Spatial Sampling 223 <p>23 Statistics in Agriculture 228 <p>24 Statistics in Animal Science 232 <p>25 Statistics in Biogeography 239 <p>26 Statistics in Fisheries Research 246 <p>27 Statistics in Forestry 251 <p>28 Statistics in Geography 266 <p>29 Statistics in Geology 272 <p>30 Statistics in Geophysics 276 <p>31 Statistics in Ornithology 292 <p>32 Stereology 304 <p>33 Stylometry 310 <p>34 Systematic Sampling 318 <p>35 Traffic Flow Problems 322 <p>36 Transect Methods 326 <p>37 Weather Modification I 331 <p>38 Weather Modification II 338 <p>39 Wildlife Sampling 349 <p>Index 354
Summary: "Presenting a concise, well-rounded focus on the statistical concepts and applications that are essential for understanding gathered data in the earth and atmospheric sciences. Containing contributions from over 100 leading academics, researchers, and practitioners in these fields, this comprehensive book unveils modern, approaches to the acquisition and analysis of data across diverse subject areas like geology,
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents <p>Preface v <p>Contributors 1 <p>1 Adaptive Sampling 1 <p>2 Agricultural Surveys 8 <p>3 Allometry 20 <p>4 Atmospheric Statistics 27 <p>5 Capture Recapture Methods I 35 <p>6 Capture-Recapture Methods II 43 <p>7 Cluster Sampling 50 <p>8 Distance Sampling 53 <p>9 Ecological Statistics 59 <p>10 Environmental Statistics 67 <p>11 Estimation of Species Richness and Shared Species Richness76 <p>12 Geographic Information Systems 112 <p>13 Geostatistics 121 <p>14 Landsat Data Analysis in Crop Area Estimation 130 <p>15 Latin Hypercube Sampling 140 <p>16 Line Intercept Sampling 146 <p>17 Line Transect Sampling 148 <p>18 Methods for Drought Analysis and Forecasting 150 <p>19 Ranked Set Sampling Methodology for Environmental Data185 <p>20 Spatial Data Analysis 212 <p>21 Spatial Processes 216 <p>22 Spatial Sampling 223 <p>23 Statistics in Agriculture 228 <p>24 Statistics in Animal Science 232 <p>25 Statistics in Biogeography 239 <p>26 Statistics in Fisheries Research 246 <p>27 Statistics in Forestry 251 <p>28 Statistics in Geography 266 <p>29 Statistics in Geology 272 <p>30 Statistics in Geophysics 276 <p>31 Statistics in Ornithology 292 <p>32 Stereology 304 <p>33 Stylometry 310 <p>34 Systematic Sampling 318 <p>35 Traffic Flow Problems 322 <p>36 Transect Methods 326 <p>37 Weather Modification I 331 <p>38 Weather Modification II 338 <p>39 Wildlife Sampling 349 <p>Index 354


"Presenting a concise, well-rounded focus on the statistical concepts and applications that are essential for understanding gathered data in the earth and atmospheric sciences. Containing contributions from over 100 leading academics, researchers, and practitioners in these fields, this comprehensive book unveils modern, approaches to the acquisition and analysis of data across diverse subject areas like geology,

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