Environmental Statistics Refresher

Environmental statistics can be used to help answer questions related to the social, economic and natural aspects of a project. In this class designed for professionals seeking to improve their general understanding of statistics, or who plan on enrolling in Overview of Environmental Statistics, you’ll learn the basics of how to apply statistics in your work. Through step-by-step instruction, you’ll train in the essentials of statistical analysis, including sampling methods, probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests. You’ll also get hands-on experience with basic R programming. By the end of this course, you’ll possess a stronger understanding of basic statistics and how to use these skills to improve your analysis and work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess statistical analyses
  • Perform and interpret hypothesis tests for the mean
  • Interpret p-values
  • Construct confidence intervals for the mean
  • Interpret Type I and Type II Errors
  • Perform basic regression analysis
  • Utilize R for statistical computing and graphics

Skills You Will Gain

  • Basic statistical analysis
  • Environmental statistics
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