Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientists
Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientists is a text that all students can work through, regardless of their geography or earth science stream degree pathway and their existing mathematical knowledge. The text demystifies the mathematical component of statistics and presents these techniques in an easy-to-understand fashion. Case studies that illustrate the workings of each technique through photographs and diagrams will help students visualize some of the processes involved. Also covered in the book is a clear explanation of how statistical software packages work.
Takes a practical approach to statistics with a range of case studies illustrating each key techniquePhotographs complement tables and figures to assist with explaining statistical concepts e.g. sampling strategiesA Flowchart will help students plan and design their independent projectsSample output from the key statistical software packages (Excel, SPSS, MINITAB) will be analysed