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An introduction to scientific research methods in geography & environmental studies

Author: Daniel R Montello; Paul C Sutton
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A broad and integrative student introduction to the conduct and interpretation of scientific research, covering both geography and environmental studies. It offers a clear balance of quantitative vs.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Montello; Paul C Sutton
ISBN: 9781446200742 1446200744 9781446200759 1446200752
OCLC Number: 808495738
Description: x, 314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : a scientific approach to geography and environmental studies --
Fundamental research concepts --
Scientific communication --
Data collection in geography and environmental studies : overview --
Physical measurements --
Behavioral observations and archives --
Explicit reports : surveys, interviews, and tests --
Experimental and nonexperimental research designs --
Sampling --
Statistical data analysis --
Data display : tables, graphs, maps, visualizations --
Reliability and validity --
Information technologies in research --
Ethics in scientific research.
Other Titles: Introduction to scientific research methods in geography and environmental studies
Responsibility: Daniel R. Montello & Paul C. Sutton.

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