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Excel 2013 for Environmental Sciences Statistics

A Guide to Solving Practical Problems

  • Thomas J. Quirk
  • Meghan Quirk
  • Howard F. Horton

Part of the Excel for Statistics book series (EXCELSTAT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 1-21
  3. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 23-36
  4. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 37-66
  5. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 67-82
  6. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 83-111
  7. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 113-156
  8. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 157-173
  9. Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
    Pages 175-191
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 193-252

About this book

Introduction

This is the first book to show the capabilities of Microsoft Excel to teach environmentall sciences statistics effectively.  It is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical environmental science problems.  If understanding statistics isn’t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. 

Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in environmental science courses.  Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past.  However, Excel 2013 for Environmental Sciences Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems is the first book to capitalize on these improvements by teaching students and managers how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and work.

Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand environmental science problems.  Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions in an appendix.  Separately, there is a full Practice Test (with answers in an Appendix) that allows readers to test what they have learned.  

Keywords

Applied Environmental Statistics Excel 2013 Excel Environmental Sciences Excel Guide Excel Statistics Practical Environmental Science Statistics Statistics for Environmentalists Environmental Sciences Statistics Excel 2013 Environmental Sciences Statistics Environmental Sciences Statistics with Excel 2013 Applied Environmental Sciences Statistics

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas J. Quirk
    • 1
  • Meghan Quirk
    • 2
  • Howard F. Horton
    • 3
  1. 1.Professor of MarketingWebster UniversitySt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.BaileyUSA
  3. 3.Colorado Parks and WildlifeDenverUSA

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