ENST 304 - Environmental Methods and Analysis
Introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods in the social and natural sciences with emphasis on practical application to a variety of examples in the environment. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisite: ENST 300.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Distinguish between data and inference.
- Identify best analytical tool to be used for a particular environmental problem.
- Validate significance of data through error analysis.
- Communicate effectively about analytical tools in a discipline not directly related to theirs.
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of quantitative versus qualitative analytical tools and identify situations for which each type of analysis is appropriate
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