Statistics and Data Analysis in Environmental and Geological Sciences University of Bordeaux
Introduction to basics in statistics and data analysis inenvironmental and geophysical sciences. Practical work is conductedusing the R environment.
- Correct written and oral competences in English. - Knowledge of basic software (e.g. word, Excel). - Bachelor degree level knowledge in Earth and/or Life Sciences, orPhysics, or Chemistry.
> First Session: - 1 practical exam of 1.5 h (50% of overall mark). - 1 written exam of 1.5 h (50% of the overall mark).> Second Session: - 1 written exam of 1.5 hour, or, - 1 oral exam (50% of the overall mark).The student needs a mark of 100/200 to validate this module.
> PROGRAM:_1.INTRODUCTION_ - Generalities and Definitions - Research Stages in Environmental and Geological Sciences_2.RANDOM VARIABLE_ - Discrete Random Variable - Binomial Distribution - Continuous Random Variable - Normal Distribution - Chi-Square, Student, and Fisher Distribution_3.SAMPLE AND POPULATION: STATISTICAL INFERENCE_ - Statistical Inference - Method of Maximum Likelihood - Confidence Intervals - Tests of Hypotheses fora Normal Population - Analysis of Variance (Anova)_4.BIVARIATE ANALYSIS_ - Bivariate Analysis and Correlation - Bivariate Normal or Two Dimensional Normal Distribution - Tests of Correlations_5.REGRESSION ANALYSIS_ - Multiple Linear Regression - Statistical Tests in Multiple Regression_6. MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS_ - Factor Analysis - Empirical Orthogonal Function - Cluster Analysis_7.TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS _
> 46 hours face-to-face teaching: - 24 hours of lectures, - 22 hours practical work. > 92 hours self-study: - 48 hours preparing written exams (50% of final mark). - 44 hours preparing practical exams (50% of final mark).
Online Course Requirement
* Please note that the maximum capacity has been reached for the year2021/2022Duration: 12 weeks (Fall Semester)Language of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: Face-to-face teaching; Self-study hours
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