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F&ES 510 01 (11505)  
Introduction to Statistics in the Environmental Sciences
Jonathan Reuning-Scherer
TTh 11.30-12.50 KRN 301
Fall 2012 
 
3 credits. An introduction to probability and statistics with emphasis on applications in forestry and environmental sciences. Includes methods of graphical analysis, introduction of common probability distributions, and hypothesis testing. The final third of the course introduces the topics of regression and analysis of variance that are covered more thoroughly in F&ES 753b. There are weekly problem sets using MINITAB software, as well as a final project. This course is a prerequisite for all other statistics courses offered through F&ES, and it presents statistical methods used in many of the School's courses in both the natural and social sciences. Three hours lecture.