Statistical Methods in Earth Sciences



Earth scientists are often involved in taking observations on the earth’s surface and its interior. Since earth scientists depend largely on observations, particularly on observations where there is a large portion of uncertainty, Statistics plays a major role in drawing inferences concerning the earth and its interior. Statistical problems, whether perceived or not, still persist when there are elements associated with chance. Earth scientists take advantage of statistical methods in problems involving risk and uncertainty. We need a more variety of statistical techniques in some or all of the following kinds of activities/areas.


Rock Specimen Frequency Function Exploratory Data Analysis Class Interval Source List 
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