## Statistics and Data Analysis in GeologyThoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of the text that helped define the field continues to present important methods in the quantitative analysis of geologic data, while showing students how statistics and computing can be applied to commonly encountered problems in the earth sciences. In addition to new and expanded coverage of key topics, the Third Edition features new pedagogy, end-of-chapter review exercises, and an accompanying website that contains all of the data for every example and exercise found in the book. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Computers and Programming | 11 |

Elementary Statistics | 54 |

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101 CONTINUE analysis of variance array autocorrelation CALCULATE CALL EXIT Chapter cluster column consider contains contour coordinates correlogram covariance cross-products curve DATA MATRIX data points data sequence data set defined degrees of freedom dendrogram determine DIMENSION discriminant function discussed distance eigenvalues eigenvectors elements END PROGRAM equally spaced estimate example factor analysis FORMAT FORTRAN Fourier Fourier series frequency geologic geologists grid harmonics INPUT DATA integer interval inversion Kriging linear mathematical mean measured methods moving average multivariate normal distribution null hypothesis number of observations operation original perform plot polynomial population principal components PRINT probability problem procedures random ratio READ replicates result samples sediment shown in Figure significance similarity SIMILARITY MATRIX simultaneous equations smoothing specified standard deviation statement stratigraphic subareas subroutine subtracting sums of squares Table techniques tion trend surface trend-surface analysis values variables variance-covariance matrix variation vector WRITE zero