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J. C. Davis .Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology, 3rd Ed

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
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
Introduction and overview
Univariate Statistics
Linear Algebra
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 :
Coakley, B, 2012. GEOS 430 - Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology. University of Alaska.