Publisher description for Statistics for the environment 2 : water-related issues / edited by Vic Barnet and K. Feridun Turkman.


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Pollution is an environmental issue that concerns us all and is of major importance in terms of its impact on peoples health and their living and working environments. This most recent volume of the Statistics for the Environment titles comprises the latest research and case-study material on topics in this area, with discussions on the various ways in which statistical models and methods can be used to advance knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of the pollution problem. Containing contributions from leading world experts in the use of statistics in the environmental sciences, it is the only work of its kind at this level. As with the previous two books, the editors have produced a cohesive and comprehensive overview of recent statistical advances in the area of pollution. Topics include:
Policy and Management Issues
Water Quality
Sampling and Monitoring
Radiation
Air Quality
Health and EcologyAn essential addition to the already successful Statistics for the Environment series, this book will be a valuable resource for statisticians and scientists interested in the quantitative and qualitative aspects of pollution control, water contamination and environmental protection and conservation and many other pollution related themes.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental sciences -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.
Hydrology -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.
Rain and rainfall -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.
Sea level -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.
Water -- Pollution -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.