AOSC 652: Analysis Methods in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Week 5: 26, 28 and 30 Sept 2016
Least Squares Analysis, Statistical Regression, and Spline Fitting
Ellis, Chapter 11, sections 11.1, 11.3, and 11.4
Press et al., pages 107 to 111 and pages 650 to 670
Links to Press reading: f3-0.pdf f15-0.pdf f15-1.pdf f15-2.pdf
AOSC652_2016_assign_05.pdf (due at start of class Monday, 3 Oct)
Papers referred to in these lectures:
von Storch and Zwiers, Statistical Analysis in Climate Research fantastic resource available free of charge; material in this book has been very helpful for my research and this document is cited for example by Canty et al.
http://www.mega.nu/ampp/rummel/uc.htm#C2 Intuitive guide to correlation coefficient
http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~dennis/552_Notes_3.pdf Notes on regression from Dennis Hartmann, Univ of Wash.
http://www.vassarstats.net/textbook/ch4pt1.html Notes on statistical significance, by Richard Lowry
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