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Studies in the Atmospheric Sciences : Lecture Notes in Statistics - M.L. Berliner

Studies in the Atmospheric Sciences

Lecture Notes in Statistics

By: M.L. Berliner (Editor), Douglas Nychka (Editor), Timothy Hoar (Editor)

Paperback Published: March 2000
ISBN: 9780387987576
Number Of Pages: 199

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The need to understand and predict the processes that influence the Earth's atmosphere is one of the grand scientific challenges for the next century. Due to the complexity of observational data and the variability of geophysical phenomena at many spatial and temporal scales, statistical science has an important role to play in this effort. This volume is a series of case studies and review chapters that cover many of the recent developments in statistical methodology that are useful for interpreting atmospheric data. Although the applications in this volume target atmospheric sciences, the statistical methodology is general and addresses many common problems that arise in the analysis of spatial and spatio-temporal data. For this reason, it would also serve as a statistical source for graduate students and other researchers across a broad range of geophysical and environmental sciences. L. Mark Berliner is Professor of Statistics at Ohio State University. He has served as Project Leader for the Geophysical Statistics Project (GSP) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), 1995-97. Douglas Nychka is the current GSP Leader and a Senior Scientist at NCAR. Timothy Hoar is an Associate Scientist at NCAR.

Preface
Introductionp. 1
A Statistical Perspective on Data Assimilation in Numerical Modelsp. 7
Multivariate Spatial Modelsp. 23
Hierarchical Space-Time Dynamic Modelsp. 45
Experimental Design for Spatial and Adaptive Observationsp. 65
Seasonal Variation in Stratospheric Ozone Levels, a Functional Data Analysis Studyp. 79
Neural Networks: Cloud Parameterizationsp. 97
Exploratory Statistical Analysis of Tropical Oceanic Convection Using Discrete Wavelet Transformsp. 117
Predicting Clear-Air Turbulencep. 133
Spatial Structure of the SeaWiFS Ocean Color Data for the North Atlantic Oceanp. 153
Referencesp. 173
Indexp. 191
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ISBN: 9780387987576
ISBN-10: 0387987576
Series: Lecture Notes in Statistics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 199
Published: March 2000
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.31

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