Data Analysis for Environmental Science and Management
by Bruce Kendall, Chris Costello
Publisher: University of California, Santa Barbara 2006
Number of pages: 136
Not only do environmental practitioners need to know how to analyze data, they also need to be able to discern the quality of existing analyses (i.e., determine when someone is 'lying with statistics' or is just so sloppy that the analysis contains no real information). The goal of this book is to help teach those skills.
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