Statisticsof Earth Science Data was published in 2003 by Springer and retails for $79.95. It consists of 11 chapters and two appendices that begin by covering standard material such as sampling schemes, central tendency and dispersion, theoretical distributions (limited to binomial, Poisson, and normal), statistical inference and hypothesis testing, comparison of frequency distribution curves, linear regression, and correlation of variables. The final four chapters are more specific to geoscientists, and the final three are especially specific to geologists, especially engineering geologists, who deal with circular and spherical orientation data. The two appendices (short but important) cover errors in compound...

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