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Main Title Climate Time Series Analysis Classical Statistical and Bootstrap Methods / [electronic resource] :
Author Mudelsee, Manfred.
Publisher Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2014
Call Number GB3-5030
ISBN 9783319044507
Subjects Geography. ; Mathematical statistics.
Internet Access
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Edition 2nd ed. 2014.
Collation XXXII, 454 p. 103 illus. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Part I: Fundamental Concepts -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Persistence Models -- 3 Bootstrap Confidence Intervals -- Part II: Univariate Time Series -- 4 Regression I -- 5 Spectral Analysis -- 6. Extreme Value Time Series -- Part III: Bivariate Time Series -- 7 Correlation -- 8 Regression II -- Part IV: Outlook -- 9 Future Directions. Climate is a paradigm of a complex system. Analysing climate data is an exciting challenge, which is increased by non-normal distributional shape, serial dependence, uneven spacing and timescale uncertainties. This book presents bootstrap resampling as a computing-intensive method able to meet the challenge. It shows the bootstrap to perform reliably in the most important statistical estimation techniques: regression, spectral analysis, extreme values and correlation. This book is written for climatologists and applied statisticians. It explains step by step the bootstrap algorithms (including novel adaptions) and methods for confidence interval construction. It tests the accuracy of the algorithms by means of Monte Carlo experiments. It analyses a large array of climate time series, giving a detailed account on the data and the associated climatological questions. "....comprehensive mathematical and statistical summary of time-series analysis techniques geared towards climate applications...accessible to readers with knowledge of college-level calculus and statistics." (Computers and Geosciences) "A key part of the book that separates it from other time series works is the explicit discussion of time uncertainty...a very useful text for those wishing to understand how to analyse climate time series." (Journal of Time Series Analysis) "...outstanding. One of the best books on advanced practical time series analysis I have seen." (David J. Hand, Past-President Royal Statistical Society)