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- Duchon, Claude E.
- Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
- Advancing weather and climate science.
Advancing weather and climate science
xi, 250 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Meteorology -- Statistical methods.
- "Time Series Analysis in Meteorology and Climatology provides an accessible overview of this notoriously difficult subject.
Clearly structured throughout, the authors develop sufficient theoretical foundation to understand the basis for applying
various analytical methods to a time series and show clearly how to interpret the results. Taking a unique approach to the
subject, the authors use a combination of theory and application to real data sets to enhance student understanding throughout
the book.This book is written for those students that have a data set in the form of a time series and are confronted with
the problem of how to analyse this data. Each chapter covers the various methods that can be used to carry out this analysis
with coverage of the necessary theory and its application. In the theoretical section topics covered include; the mathematical
origin of spectrum windows, leakage of variance and understanding spectrum windows. The applications section includes real
data sets for students to analyse. Scalar variables are used for ease of understanding for example air temperatures, wind
speed and precipitation.Students are encouraged to write their own computer programmes and data sets are provided to enable
them to recognize quickly whether their programme is working correctly- one data set is provided with artificial data and
the other with real data where the students are required to physically interpret the results of their periodgram analysis.Based
on the acclaimed and long standing course at the University of Oklahoma, the book is distinct in its approach to the subject
matter in that it is written specifically for readers in meteorology and climatology and uses a mix of theory and application
to real data sets"-- Provided by publisher.
"This book is written for those students that have a data set in the form of a time series and are confronted with the problem of how to analyse this data"-- Provided by publisher.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
- Hale, Robert, 1940-
Class of 1953 Fund.
- Publisher no.:
- Web link:
- The Class of 1953 Fund Home Page
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