300224 VU Multivariate statistical methods in ecology (2021S)
- Anmeldung von Do 11.02.2021 08:00 bis Do 25.02.2021 18:00
- Abmeldung bis Mi 31.03.2021 18:00
The course is scheduled as one block, from March 8-12, daily from 0900-1700. The entire class will be in distance-learning format and held online.
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
Successful participants will gain a working understanding of the mathematical and computational mechanics behind the most commonly used statistical methods in ecology. They will understand how to interpret graphical and tabular output from univariate, bivariate and multivariate analyses of ecological datasets as presented in scientific papers and reports. The lecture also explains backgrounds of statistical thinking, hypothesis testing, study planning and experimental design.
The written exam and test exercises will focus on these aspects, and a total of 20 points may be awarded, where the following total points correspond to grades 5-1: 0-10 points = 5, 11-13 = 4, 13-15 = 3, 15-17 = 2, >18 = 1.