4 edition of **The application of statistical methods to climatology** found in the catalog.

The application of statistical methods to climatology

Julia Ruth Nadene Wilcocks

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- 28 Currently reading

Published
**1971**
by University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Bibliography, Librarianship and Typography in Johannesburg
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Written in English

- Climatology -- Statistical methods -- Bibliography.

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LC Classifications | Z6683.C5 W54 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | [8], 38 p. |

Number of Pages | 38 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5321051M |

ISBN 10 | 0854941118 |

LC Control Number | 72171531 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 589539 |

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Climatology studies the gaseous atmosphere Climatology is the science of climate which study the Physical state of the atmosphere: --over a specific region --during a specific period --on the basis of climatic data Climatology is compounded of two Greek words, Klima and Logos --Klima-meaning inclination that is latitude. Addressing this need, Methods and Applications of Statistics in Business, Finance, and Management Science serves as a single, one-of-a-kind resource that guides readers through the use of common statistical practices by presenting real-world applications from the fields of business, economics, finance, operations research, and management science.

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Climatology (from Greek κλίμα, klima, "place, zone"; and -λογία, -logia) or climate science is the scientific study of climate, scientifically defined as weather conditions averaged over a period of time. This modern field of study is regarded as a branch of the atmospheric sciences and a subfield of physical geography, which is one of the Earth sciences.

The powerful tools of mathematical statistics therefore find wide application in climatological research. The purpose of this comprehensive book is to help the climatologist understand the basic precepts of the statistician's art and to provide some of the background needed to apply statistical methodology correctly and by: The application of statistical methods to climatology: a selective bibliography University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Bibliography, Librarianship and Typography Johannesburg Australian/Harvard Citation.

Wilcocks, Julie. The book presents the application of statistical methods to climatological data on temperature and precipitation. It provides specific techniques for treating series of yearly, monthly and daily records.

The results’ potential relevance in the climate context is : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Types and methods of forecasting; accuracy and reliability of forecasts; dissemination and application of weather forecasts; weather The application of statistical methods to climatology book climate modification; and role of meteorologists are discussed.

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Climatology, the study of climate, is no longer regarded as a single discipline that treats climate as something that fluctuates only within the unchanging boundaries described by historical statistics. The field has recognized that climate is something that changes continually under the influence of physical and biological forces and so, cannot be understood in isolation but rather, is one.

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