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Fukushima, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island: Flawed Science and Accident Cover-Up

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 4 argues that atomic energy is also costly in terms of human health, scientific data, and practical reliability. Because of industry cover-ups, ... More


Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data

Theodore A. Walls and Joseph L. Schafer (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173444
eISBN:
9780199847051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173444.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A new class of longitudinal data has emerged with the use of technological devices for scientific data collection. This class of data is called intensive longitudinal data (ILD). This book features ... More


Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Janis L. Dickinson and Rick Bonney (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards. The large numbers of volunteers who participate in such projects ... More


Benfordʼs Law in the Natural Sciences

David Hoyle

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter focuses on the occurrence of Benford's law within the natural sciences, emphasizing that Benford's law is to be expected within many scientific data sets. This is a consequence of the ... More


Replication of Data Analyses: Provenance in R

Emery R. Boose and Barbara S. Lerner

in Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209549
eISBN:
9780300228038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209549.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The metadata that describe how scientific data are created and analyzed are typically limited to a general description of data sources, software used, and statistical tests applied and are presented ... More


Toxic Transformations:: Constructing Online Audiences for Environmental Justice

Jason Delborne and Wyatt Galusky

in Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the role of websites in creating online audiences for ensuring environmental justice, and discusses how the design of Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)-based websites create ... More


The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andy Hector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729051
eISBN:
9780191795855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Statistics is a fundamental component of the scientific toolbox, but learning the basics of this area of mathematics is one of the most challenging parts of a research training. This book gives an ... More


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