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

Classroom presentation:

AOSC652_2016_0926.pdf   Video

AOSC652_2016_0928.pdf   Video

AOSC652_2016_0930.pdf   Video


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:

Canty et al., ACP, 2013

Wang et al., JGR, 2008

Useful links:

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. Intuitive guide to correlation coefficient Notes on regression from Dennis Hartmann, Univ of Wash. Notes on statistical significance, by Richard Lowry

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