The purpose of this unit is to give new students an introduction to the QMS program and to bring all students up to a basic level of specialized computing skill. Students will be taught how to use a widely used programming language (MATLAB) and a well known statistics package (R) to provide basic skills in the use and application of these software packages, especially related to marine problems.
|Unit name||Introduction to Quantitative Marine Science|
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity|Centre for Oceans and Cryosphere|
Dr Simon Wotherspoon
|Available as student elective?||No|
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