Doing science : design, analysis, and communication of scientific research
- Valiela, Ivan.
- New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
- Physical description
- viii, 294 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Contents-- 1. Obtaining Scientific Information-- 2. Elements of Scientific Data and Tests of Questions-- 3. Statistical Analysis-- 4. Principles of Research Design-- 5. Communication of Scientific Information: Writing-- 6. The Scientific Paper-- 7. Other Means of Scientific Communication-- 8. Presenting Data in Tables-- 9. Presenting Data in Figures-- 10. Case Studies of Graphical Data Presentation-- 11. Perceptions and Criticisms of Science.
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- Publisher's Summary
- This book is an introduction to concepts needed in the different parts of the process of doing science. It includes topics that will help achieve clarity in the posing of scientific questions, the design of ways to answer the questions, and the methods to evaluate the results and effectively communicate scientific information. It will be useful to the professional or student in the practice of writing papers, books or journal articles and can be appliedto most any area of science that requires presentation of data in an effective and informative way.
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- Publication date
- Ivan Valiela.