"It has been difficult to find a good introductory statistics text that can be used with a class consisting of both physical and social science students. This textbook meets that demand by incorporating a good number of examples from both aspects of the discipline and including thorough discussions of introductory spatial statistics....Should prove useful as both a classroom textbook and a basic statistical reference."/m-/David R. Legates, University of Oklahoma
"Burt and Barber have extended and modernized a text that has long served geography students as a methodological foundation....This text will find its place in upper-level undergraduate courses and first-year graduate study for those with limited statistics backgrounds."/m-/Randall W. Jackson, Ohio State University
"The text is very well organized and contains a wealth of excellent examples and diagrams. Chapters on time-series and computer-intensive methods are particularly valuable."/m-/Scott Robeson, Indiana University
About the Author
James Burt is Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he teaches climatology, quantitative methods, and computer cartography. He papers have appeared in such publications as «MDUL»Climatic Change«MDNM»«MDNM», «MDUL»Geographical Analysis«MDNM», «MDUL»Physical Geography«MDNM», «MDUL»Water Resources Research«MDNM», «MDUL»Publications in Climatology«MDNM», and the «MDUL»Annals of the Association of American Geographers«MDNM».