Statistics for Geoscientists - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080262604, 9781483296135

Statistics for Geoscientists

1st Edition

Authors: D. Marsal D. F. Merriam
eBook ISBN: 9781483296135
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 3rd October 2014
Page Count: 176
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Description

Presents nearly all the important elementary and analytical methods of statistics, designed for the needs of the geoscientist and completely free from higher mathematics. Translated from the second German edition.

Readership

For geoscientists in university and industry with no mathematical background wishing to use statistical methods, particularly geologists, palaeontologists and mineralogists, as well as soil scientists and morphologists.

Table of Contents

(partial) Introduction, scope and purpose of applied statistics. Classification and tabulation of frequency distributions. Distribution curves, cumulative frequency curves, special representations, and logarithmic class intervals. Averaging. Variance, standard deviation, skewness and kurtosis. Moments. The characterization of grain-size distributions. Elementary introduction to the statistical analysis of stratified rock sequences and time series. Some important distribution functions. Ranking methods. Correlation and regression. Simplified linear and nonlinear regression analysis. Introduction to the analysis of variance (ANOVA). Latin squares. Factor analysis.

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483296135

About the Author

D. Marsal

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Stuttgart, FRG

D. F. Merriam

Affiliations and Expertise

Wichita State University, USA

Reviews

@qu:Independent opinion of the First German Edition: @source: @qu:...handy and attractive for geologists... a very readable introductory book on statistics for geoscientists, particularly for those who are not mathematically inclined. @source:British Geologist @qu:The book can be highly recommended to geologists as a reference ... this book contains an outstanding and compact presentation of the basic tools of statistics as required in geology. @source:Abstract Journals (Springer-Verlag) @qu:The book is easy to read with concise descriptions of each topic... Recommend it as an introductory statistical text for geologists at the undergraduate level. @source:Pergamon Press @qu:This is an absorbing volume...the book is rewarding...Examples and case studies are drawn widely from geology and display acute inventiveness. @source:Geology Magazine