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Statistical Methods for Groundwater Monitoring

Statistical Methods for Groundwater Monitoring

Robert D. Gibbons

ISBN: 978-0-470-17294-0

Dec 2007

304 pages

Select type: O-Book


This book explains the statistical methods used to analyze the huge volume of data that groundwater monitoring wells produce in a comprehensive manner accessible to engineers and scientists who may not have a strong background in statistics. In addition, the book provides statistical methods to make the most accurate use of the data and shows how to set up an effective monitoring system.
Normal Prediction Intervals.

Nonparametric Prediction Intervals.

Prediction Intervals for Other Distributions.

Tolerance Intervals.

Method Detection Limits.

Practical Quantitation Limits.

Contaminant Source Analysis.

Intrawell Comparisons.

Trend Analysis.

Censored Data.

Tests for Departure from Normality.

Variance Component Models.

Detecting Outliers.

Applications to Regulatory Issues.