F&ES 510Ea / 2016-2017

Introduction to Statistics in the Environmental Sciences

Credits: 3
Fall 2016: Tu,Th, 2:30-3:50, KBT C27
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An introduction to probability and statistics with emphasis on applications in forestry and environmental sciences. Includes methods of graphical analysis, introduction of common probability distributions, and hypothesis testing. The final third of the course introduces the topics of regression and analysis of variance that are covered more thoroughly in F&ES 753a. There are weekly problem sets using MINITAB software, as well as a final project. This course is a prerequisite for all other statistics courses offered through F&ES, and it presents statistical methods used in many of the School’s courses in both the natural and social sciences. This course is taught in a flipped classroom approach.
Limited to 30
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