What shall we teach in environmental statistics?

Walter W. Piegorsch, Don Edwards

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The need for statistical methodology in environmental and ecological applications has grown dramatically over the past few decades, to where targeted and/or specialized courses in environmental statistics are necessary at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We discuss here the construction of such courses, and pose questions on the course development process for the statistical and environmental community. Our exposition is based upon our own experience with the design of a graduate environmental statistics course.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-150
Number of pages26
JournalEnvironmental and Ecological Statistics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2002


  • Environmetrics
  • Statistical education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • General Environmental Science
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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