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Title: ESM 206: Environmental Statistics and Data Analysis


1
ESM 206 Environmental Statistics and Data
Analysis
  • Christopher Costello
  • Bruce Kendall
  • Annette Killmer

2
Course Objectives
  • Directed at MESM students in Bren School
  • Introduce commonly used statistical tools
    conditions for use
  • Teach how to frame environmentally-motivated
    question into testable hypothesis and how to use
    tools to answer
  • Interpret results of analysis to provide insight
    into environmental problems

3
Resources
  • Text Manly. 2001. Statistics for Environmental
    Science and Management. Chapman and Hall.
  • S-Plus statistics package (installed in SCF)

4
Course Format
  • Lectures
  • 3 per week
  • Expected to attend all lectures
  • Lecture material applied and motivated with real
    environmental problem
  • Labs
  • 1 per week. T.A. Annette Killmer. In SCF.
  • Bring questions dont expect to complete
    homework in Lab sessions.

5
Grading
  • Problem Sets (40)
  • 5-6 during quarter (7-10 days each).
  • Midterm (25)
  • Take home. Own work!
  • Final or Paper (35)
  • If you choose a term paper
  • 3 stages (proposal, progress, final paper)
  • Can opt to take final to boost midterm grade

6
Topic Syllabus
  • First Half of Course Basic Statistics
  • What is statistics?
  • Sampling, probability, distributions
  • Regression, ANOVA
  • Drawing Conclusions from data
  • Second Half Special Topics
  • Monitoring, Impact Assessment
  • Time Series, Spatial Stats
  • Risk and Uncertainty

7
Expectations
  • Of You
  • Participate in class/lab
  • Do readings
  • Submit assignments on time (no late assignments
    will be graded)
  • Do your own work
  • Of Ourselves
  • Keep it interesting
  • Introduce techniques with real-world examples
  • Make ourselves accessible
  • Make lecture notes available
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