- Duration: 5 Days
The aim of this course is to provide participants with the necessary principles and techniques for environmental monitoring statistical analysis. The course focuses on a complete understanding of how statistical tests through applications to field-oriented problems. Methods for descriptive and prediction are illustrated along with their common problems. Exercises follow each lecture using examples of environmental quantitative data to understand new methods using SPSS software.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand basic concepts of environmental statistics
- Understand methods for selecting sampling location and times
- Prepare environmental sampling plan
- Manipulation with SPSS statistics software
- Construct predictive models using multivariate linear regression
- Running a cluster analysis
- Running a factor analysis
Scientists, professionals, technicians, and government officials who are interested in data interpretation of environment monitoring.
Knowledge of English and Basic Knowledge of Statistica
About Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
KISR is a pioneering, independent, national institute of scientific excellence. KISR’s initial role was dedicated to developing three fields of national importance: petroleum, desert agriculture, and marine biology. Since then, KISR’s role and responsibilities have expanded greatly to include the advancement of national industry and the undertaking of studies to address key challenges, such as the preservation of the environment, sustainable management of Kuwait’s natural resources, responsible management of water and energy, and development of innovative methods of agriculture.
KISR’s approach to meeting challenges is distinguished by a culture of openness, a commitment to our clients, and an integrated, cross-disciplinary approach. KISR routinely embarks on strategic partnerships with other regional and international institutes, agencies, and academic bodies, allowing an exchange of knowledge and expertise. Today, KISR is home to over 580 researchers and engineers and over 100 laboratories, housed at 8 locations, with growth expected through the implementation of a new strategic plan. KISR conducts scientific research and performs technological consultations, often in partnership with other regional and international institutions, for governmental and industrial clients in Kuwait, the Gulf region, and the rest of the world. These partnerships, driven by a philosophy of collaboration that runs deep within our culture, help build up our knowledge base, and facilitate the free flow of information, data, and expertise. This adds value to our clients’ business and ensures that the resources needed to confront the challenges They face are always available on demand.See all Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research courses