Basic Statistical Concepts

  • Antonio NavarraEmail author
  • Valeria Simoncini


A key scientific challenge is to better understand the functioning of the environment. Informed analysis of observations can make a strong contribution to this goal. The most insightful analysis requires knowledge of the relevant environmental processes and of statistical methodologies, that can lead the analyst towards a true understanding.


Serial Correlation Standardize Variable Gridded Dataset Climate Observation Population Standard Deviation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ist. Nazionale di Geofisica e VulcanologiaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Dip. to MatematicaUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly

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