Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology , 3rd edition (Davis, 2011) provides an introduction to applications of statistical data analysis including computer-supported geologic applications of elementary statistics, time-series analysis, trend-surface analysis, factor analysis, cluster analysis, discriminant analysis and multiple regression. It can be used to acquire working knowledge of the various types of statistical tests used in geology and related sciences. Through computer-based exercises the readers will explore the uses and pitfalls of statistical techniques and when certain tests should be done and how to interpret results of tests. Students will be evaluated on how well they can recognize and apply statistical tests to a variety of data sets and problems. The structure of the book is as follows: Topic Text Chapter Introduction and overview Univariate Statistics Linear Algebra Regression Analysis of Circular Data Time Series Map Analysis Multivariate Analysis Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Next, a detailed list of topics : Source Coakley, B, 2012. GEOS 430 - Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology. University of Alaska.