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Statistics in Engineering, Second Edition: With Examples in MATLAB and R

Andrew Metcalfe, Tony Greenfield
August 06, 2018

This is a textbook for an undergraduate course in statistics for engineers with a minimal calculus prerequisite. The second edition differs from existing books in three main aspects: it is the only introductory statistics textbook written for engineers that uses R throughout the text, there is an...

Statistical Methods for Field and Laboratory Studies in Behavioral Ecology

Scott Pardo, Michael Pardo
March 09, 2018

Statistical Methods for Field and Laboratory Studies in Behavioral Ecology focuses on how statistical methods may be used to make sense of behavioral ecology and other data. It presents fundamental concepts in statistical inference and intermediate topics such as multiple least squares regression...

Environmental Systems Analysis with MATLAB®

Stefano Marsili-Libelli
February 12, 2018

Explore the inner workings of environmental processes using a mathematical approach. Environmental Systems Analysis with MATLAB® combines environmental science concepts and system theory with numerical techniques to provide a better understanding of how our environment works. The book focuses on...

Individual-Based Models and Approaches In Ecology: Populations, Communities and Ecosystems

D. L. DeAngelis
November 29, 2017

Until fairly recently, populations were handled as homogenized averages, which made modeling feasible but which ignored the essential fact that in any population there is a great variety of individuals of different ages, sizes, and degrees of fitness. Recently, because of the increased...

Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards

George P. Petropoulos, Tanvir Islam
November 02, 2017

Extreme weather and climate change aggravate the frequency and magnitude of disasters. Facing atypical and more severe events, existing early warning and response systems become inadequate both in scale and scope. Earth Observation (EO) provides today information at global, regional and even basin...

Bioassays with Arthropods

Jacqueline L. Robertson, Moneen Marie Jones, Efren Olguin, Brad Alberts
June 19, 2017

Imagine a statistics book for bioassays written by a statistician. Next, imagine a statistics book for bioassays written for a layman. Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition offers the best of both worlds by translating the terse, precise language of the statistician into language used by the...

Spatial Data Quality: From Process to Decisions

Rodolphe Devillers, Helen Goodchild
May 24, 2017

Producing maps that depict the real world accurately has been a major concern of cartographers for centuries. This is especially true today as escalating access to geospatial data and the subsequent increase in user-generated content provided by Web 2.0 have significantly altered the typical...

Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis

Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael F. Goodchild
April 06, 2017

Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for...

Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

Mevin B. Hooten, Devin S. Johnson, Brett T. McClintock, Juan M. Morales
January 17, 2017

Shortlisted for the 2018 TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in the authored book category The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems....

Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R

Song S. Qian
November 07, 2016

Emphasizing the inductive nature of statistical thinking, Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition, connects applied statistics to the environmental and ecological fields. Using examples from published works in the ecological and environmental literature, the book explains the...

Simple Statistical Tests for Geography

Danny McCarroll
October 11, 2016

This book is aimed directly at students of geography, particularly those who lack confidence in manipulating numbers. The aim is not to teach the mathematics behind statistical tests, but to focus on the logic, so that students can choose the most appropriate tests, apply them in the most...

Future Sustainable Ecosystems: Complexity, Risk, and Uncertainty

Nathaniel K Newlands
August 23, 2016

Future Sustainable Ecosystems: Complexity, Risk, Uncertainty provides an interdisciplinary, integrative overview of environmental problem-solving using statistics. It shows how statistics can be used to solve diverse environmental and socio-economic problems involving food, water, energy scarcity,...

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