ENV 728a () / 2023-2024
Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis in the Environmental Sciences
Fall 2023: Time and location TBA
An introduction to statistics and data analysis with emphasis on practical applications in the environmental sciences. Includes graphical analysis, common probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and linear regression. The second part of the course introduces the topics of multiple regression and ANOVA that are typically not covered in an introductory class such as AP statistics. There are weekly problem sets, 2 exams, and a final project. Assignments require use of Minitab, SPSS, or R. This course is a prerequisite for other statistics courses offered through YSE, and it presents statistical methods used in many Yale courses in both the natural and social sciences. Three hours lecture.This course is a prerequisite for more advanced statistics courses, and it presents statistical methods used in many the School’s courses in both the natural and social sciences.
ENV 728 is a prerequisite for:
ENV 753: Regression Modeling of Ecological and Environmental Data
ENV 758: Multivariate Data Analysis in the Environmental Sciences