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ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Statistics in the Environmental Sciences
By
SM Gertz
SM Gertz
1
Roy F. Weston, Inc.
,
West Chester, Pa. 19380
.
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MD London
MD London
2
Public Service Electric and Gas Company
,
editors
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-0206-2
ISBN:
978-0-8031-0206-4
No. of Pages:
131
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
1984

An introduction to the readily available ecological software is given along with information on obtaining documentation and programs. General statistical software useful in ecological research is also considered; some references useful in comparing large statistical packages are given.

1.
SAS User's Guide: Statistics
,
SAS Institute
,
Cary, N.C.
,
1982
, pp. 1-584.
2.
SAS User's Guide: Basics
,
SAS Institute
,
Cary, N.C.
,
1982
, pp. 1-923.
3.
Dixon
,
W. J.
, ed.,
BMDP Statistical Software 1981
,
University of California Press
,
Los Angeles
,
1981
, pp. 1-723.
4.
Nie
,
N. H.
,
Hull
,
C. H.
,
Jenkins
,
J. G.
,
Steinbrenner
,
K.
, and
Bent
,
D. H.
,
SPSS Statistical Package for the Social Sciences
, 2nd Edition,
McGraw Hill
,
New York
,
1970
, pp. 1-6.
5.
Hull
,
C. H.
, and
Nie
,
N. H.
, Eds.,
SPSS Update 7–9
,
McGraw Hill
,
New York
,
1981
, pp. 1-402.
6.
Laake
,
J. L.
,
Burnham
,
K. P.
, and
Anderson
,
D. R.
,
Users Manual for Program Transect
,
Utah State University Press
,
Logan, Utah
,
1979
, pp. 1-26.
7.
Burnham
,
K. P.
,
Anderson
,
D. R.
, and
Laake
,
J. L.
,
Estimation of Density from Line Transect Sampling of Biological Populations
, Wildlife Monograph No.
72
,
Wildlife Society
,
1980
, pp. 1-202.
8.
Gates
,
C. E.
, “
Line Transect and Related Issues
,” in
Sampling Biological Populations
,
Cormack
R. M.
,
Patil
G. P.
, and
Robson
D. S.
, Eds.,
Satellite Program in Statistical Ecology, International Cooperative Publishing House
,
Fairfield, Md.
,
1979
, pp. 71-154.
9.
Gates
,
C. E.
,
LINETRAN User's Guide
,
Institute of Statistics, Texas A&M University
,
College Station, Tex.
,
1981
, pp. 1-47.
10.
White
,
G. C.
,
Burnham
,
K. P.
,
Otis
,
D. L.
and
Anderson
,
D. R.
,
User's Manual for Program CAPTURE
,
Utah State University Press
,
Logan, Utah
,
1978
, pp. 1-39.
11.
Otis
,
D. L.
,
Burnham
,
K. P.
,
White
,
G C
, and
Anderson
,
D. R.
,
Statistical Inference from Capture Data on Closed Animal Populations
, Wildlife Monograph No.
62
,
Wildlife Society
,
1978
, pp. 1-135.
12.
Brownie
,
C.
,
Anderson
,
D. R.
,
Burnham
,
K. P.
, and
Robson
,
D. S.
,
Statistical Inference from Band Recovery Data—A Handbook
, Resource Publication No.
131
,
U.S. Dept. of Interior
,
Washington, D.C.
,
1978
, pp. 1-212.
13.
Arnason
,
A. N.
and
Baniuk
,
L.
,
POPAN-2 Data Maintenance and Analysis System for Mark-Recapture Data
,
Charles Babbage Research Center
,
Manitoba
,
1978
, pp. 1-269.
14.
Jolly
,
G. M.
, “
Explicit Estimates from Capture-Recapture Data with Both Death and Immigration: Stochastic Model
,”
Biometrika
 0006-3444 
52
,
1965
, pp. 225-247.
15.
Seber
,
G. A. F.
, “
A Note on the Multiple-Recapture Census
,”
Biometrika
 0006-3444 
52
,
1965
, pp. 249-259.
16.
Gross
,
J. E.
,
Roelle
,
J. E.
, and
Williams
,
G. I.
,
Program ONEPOP and Information Processor: A Systems Modeling and Communications Project
,
Colorado Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Colorado State University
,
Fort Collins, Colo.
,
1973
, pp. 1-327.
17.
Gauch
,
H. G.
,
Multivariate Analysis in Community Ecology
,
Cambridge University Press
,
Cambridge
,
1982
, pp. 1-298.
18.
Wishart
,
D.
,
CLUSTAN User's Manual
, 3rd Edition,
Edinburgh University
,
Edinburgh
,
1978
.
19.
Orlóci
,
L.
,
Multivariate Analysis in Vegetation Research
, 2nd Edition,
Dr. W. Junk
,
the Hague
,
1978
, pp. 348-435.
20.
Wildi
,
O.
and
Orlóci
,
L.
,
Management and Multivariate Analysis of Vegetation Data
,
Swiss Federal Institute of Forestry Research
,
Birmensdorf
,
1980
.
21.
Gustafson
,
J. D.
, SIMCOMP 3.0, Appendix 1.A. in
Grassland Simulation Models
, ed.
Innis
G.
, Ecological Studies, Vol.
26
,
Springer Verlag
,
New York
,
1978
, pp. 22-300.
22.
IMSL Reference Manuals
(4 volumes),
IMSL, Inc.
,
Houston
,
1982
.
23.
Ryan
,
T. A.
,
Joiner
,
B. L.
, and
Ryan
,
B. F.
,
Minitab Reference Manual
,
Duxbury Press
,
Boston
,
1982
, pp. 1-157.
24.
Pienaar
,
L. V.
and
Thomson
,
J. A.
, “
Three Programs Used in Population Dynamics
,” WVONB-ALOMA-BHYLD (FORTRAN 1130),
Fisheries Research Board of Canada Technology Report
367,
1973
, pp. 1-33.
25.
Lee
,
P. J.
, “
Multivariate Analysis for the Fisheries Biologist
,”
Fisheries Research Board of Canada Technical Report
244,
1971
, pp. 1-182.
26.
Abramson
,
N. J.
, “
Computer Programs for Fish Stock Assessment
,” FAO (Food Agricultural Organization, U.N.)
Fisheries Technical Paper
 101,
1971
, pp. 1-148.
27.
Green
,
R. H.
,
Sampling Design and Statistical Methods for Environmental Biologists
,
Wiley
,
New York
,
1979
, pp. 141-146.
28.
Davies
,
R. G.
,
Computer Programming in Quantitative Biology
,
Academic Press
,
New York
,
1971
, pp. 1-492.
29.
Francis
,
I.
,
Statistical Software A Comparative Review
,
North Holland
,
New York
,
1981
, pp. 1-542.
30.
Francis
,
I.
,
Heiberger
,
R. M.
, and
Velleman
,
P. F.
, “
Criteria and Considerations in the Evaluation of Statistical Program Packages
,”
The American Statistician
, Vol.
29
,
1975
, pp. 52-56.
31.
Buhler
,
S.
and
Buhler
,
P.
,
P-STAT User's Manual
,
P-STAT Inc.
,
Princeton, N.J.
,
1979
, pp. 1-323.
32.
Heiberger
,
R. M.
, “
The Specification of Experimental Designs to ANOVA Programs
,”
The American Statistician
, Vol.
35
, No.
2
,
1981
, pp. 98-104; comments by Armor, D. J. (p. 104), France, J. W., (p. 105), Norušis, M. J. and Wang, C. M. (p. 106), and Payne, R. W. (p. 107), reply by Heiberger (p. 108).
33.
Velleman
,
P. F.
and
Welsch
,
R. F.
, “
Efficient Computing of Regression Diagnostics
,”
The American Statistician
, Vol.
35
, No.
4
,
1981
, pp. 234-242.
34.
Nie
,
N. H.
, and
Norušis
,
M. J.
, “
More on Evaluating Computer Programs
,”
The American Statistician
, Vol.
36
, No.
2
,
1982
, p. 141; comments by Velleman, P. F. and Welsch, R. F. (p. 141), and a reply by Nie and Norušis (p. 141).
35.
Searle
,
S. R.
and
Henderson
,
H. V.
, “
Annotated Computer Output for Analyses of Unbalanced Data: BMDP2V
,” Biometrics Unit Mimeo Series 662-M,
Cornell University
,
Ithaca, N. Y.
,
1978
, pp. 1-24.
36.
Searle
,
S. R.
and
Henderson
,
H. V.
, “
Annotated Computer Output for Analyses of Unbalanced Data: GENSTAT ANOVA and Regression
,” Biometrics Unit Mimeo Series
644-M
,
Cornell University
,
Ithaca, N. Y.
,
1978
, pp. 1-75.
37.
Searle
,
S. R.
and
Henderson
,
H. V.
, “
Annotated Computer Output for Analyses of Unbalanced Data: SAS GLM
,” Biometrics Unit Mimeo Series 641-M,
Cornell University
,
Ithaca, N. Y.
,
1978
, pp. 1-67.
38.
Searle
,
S. R.
and
Henderson
,
H. V.
, “
Annotated Computer Output for Analyses of Unbalanced Data: SAS HARVEY
,” Biometrics Unit Mimeo Series 659-M,
Cornell University
,
Ithaca, N. Y.
,
1978
, pp. 1-59.
39.
Searle
,
S. R.
and
Kershner
,
R. R.
, “
Annotated Computer Output for Analyses of Unbalanced Data: SPSS ANOVA
,” Biometrics Unit Mimeo Series 660-M,
Cornell University
,
Ithaca, N. Y.
,
1978
, pp. 1-34.
40.
Boardman
,
T. J.
, “
The Future of Statistical Computing on Desktop Computers
,”
The American Statistician
, Vol.
36
,
1982
, pp. 49-58.
41.
McGovern
,
P. J.
(publisher), “
Review and Forecast—Industry Report: Electronic Data Processing—Desktop Computers
,”
International Data Corp.
,
Waltham, Mass.
,
1980
, pp. 23-24.
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