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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, 2nd Edition, 6 Volume Set

Abdel H. El-Shaarawi (Editor-in-Chief), Walter W. Piegorsch (Editor-in-Chief)
ISBN: 978-0-470-97388-2
3510 pages
November 2012
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, 2nd Edition, 6 Volume Set (0470973889) cover image
This is an expanded and revised edition of an essential reference work for university libraries, research laboratories, government institutions and consultancies concerned with the environmental sciences. The Encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of the wide range of topics, techniques and applications that comprise this multidisciplinary field.

Key features of the new edition:

  • Expanded to six volumes to reflect developments in Environmetrics techniques and applications during past decade
  • Over 60% of articles in this edition are new or revised
  • A new section: Environmental Engineering and Technology
  • Increased breadth and depth of coverage in key application areas such as climate science and hydrological processes
  • Revised and updated treatment of methodology including spatial-temporal statistics, computational statistics and modeling extremes
  • Greater emphasis on practitioner oriented content.

Publishing in both print and online the Encyclopedia will be an invaluable aid to researchers, lecturers, students, consultants and policymakers engaged in ecological statistics, climate change, geostatistics, natural resources, risk assessment, environmental health, physical processes, chemometrics, stochastic modelling, forestry, acid rain, and pollution.

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Abdel El-Shaarawi, National Water Research Institute, Ontario, Canada and McMaster University, Ontario, Canada and The American University in Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt is the founding editor of the journal Environmetrics and founding President of The International Environmetrics Society. El-Shaarawi is also an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (United Kingdom), the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Walter W. Piegorsch, BIO5 Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA is the current Editor-in-Chief of the journal Environmetrics and a previous Chairman of the American Statistical Association Section on Statistics and the Environment. Piegorsch is also an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He previously served as Joint-Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory & Methods Section) and on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the U.S. National Toxicology Program.

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"Undergraduates and others with an interest in the environment will find much of interest so university libraries ought to try and keep it on the open shelves. Given the quality and depth of the statistical method information statisticians working in other areas might also find the book useful."  (Reference Reviews, 1 March 2014)

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December 01, 2012
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, 2nd Edition 6 Volume Set

 

The 2nd Edition of the Encyclopedia of Environmetrics published by Wiley in print and online is an expanded and revised reference work intended for use in university libraries, research laboratories, government institutions and consultancies concerned with the environmental sciences.

Over 130 new and updated articles from the new edition have been added to the existing encyclopedia online. See www.wiley.com/go/eoenv for more details.

Over the past decade the discipline of environmetrics has experienced a burst of vitality and progress. The second edition of the Encyclopedia of Environmetrics is a timely expansion and revision of the definitive reference. 

Key features of the 2nd edition include:

•     Expanded to six volumes to reflect developments in the environmetrics techniques and applications during past decade

•     Over 60% articles are new or revised

•     New section: Environmental Engineering and Technology

•     Increased breadth and depth of coverage in key application areas such as climate science and hydrological processes

•     Revised and updated treatment of methodology including spatial-temporal statistics, computational statistics and modeling extremes 

•     Greater emphasis on practitioner-oriented content

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