BIO-3524 Applied Ecological Statistics - 10 stp
The course covers the background and methods of multivariate statistics, providing an overview of how data are summarized and hypotheses tested by classification and ordination techniques, and by computer intensive methods. Ideas and applications are illustrated by examples drawn from ecology, environmental biology and epidemiology.
Objective of the course
The students will learn to choose, apply, interpret and communicate the results of analyses of multidimensional data while training on pc-lab projects with a focus on graphic display and hypothesis testing.
The course includes (10 h) lectures and integrated practicals in the PC laboratory (40 h).
Two mandatory oral presentations. Written report that answers the questions posed by a quantitative project.
Lectures Spring 2012
First attendance: Tuesday 17th of January at 12:15 in room D-110.Interested students may contact Einar M. Nilssen at the Institute of Arctic and Marine Biology. E-mail to: Einar M. Nilssen