293 pages, Figs, tabs
Provides broad coverage of the methodology used in the statistical investigation of environmental issues. Covers a wide range of key topics, including sampling, methods for extreme data, outliers and robustness, relationship models and methods, time series, spatial analysis, and environmental standards.
In this book, Vic Barnett, a distinguished environmental statistician, provides an overview of statistical methods that have been used on such problems in the environmental sciences. (Journal of the American Statistical Association, September 2006) "...combines sound fundamentals and their applications." (European Journal of Soil Science, No.56, April 2005) "Many tables, graphs and figures illustrate the environmental applications of the statistical methods that are described." (Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Vol.168, No.2, March 2005) "...well written...methods are illustrated with interesting examples...a comprehensive reference source for anyone working on environmental issues..." (Short Book Reviews, Vol.24, No.3, December 2004) "Statisticians should enjoy the book. The author is an extremely knowledgeable statistician, and he is writing about an application domain that he clearly knows." (Technometrics, November 2004) "An excellent book. Highly recommended." (Choice, July 2004) "...this provides an excellent sketch of the current state of development for new statistical methodologies...a valuable resource..." (Statistics in Medicine, 15th August 2005)
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