RENR 480 - Applied Statistics for Environmental Sciences

Focuses on problem formulation, method selection, and interpretation of statistical analysis. Covers data management and data visualization, statistical tests for parametric, non-parametric and binomial data, linear and non-linear regression approaches. Participants will gain general statistical literacy and learn how to visualize and analyze data with open-source software packages.

Students must also register in RENR 480L, the mandatory lab component of the course (

Prerequisites: An introductory statistics course (e.g. YukonU MATH 105 or RRMT 202; U of Alberta STAT 151) is strongly recommended.

Registration restricted to students in B.Sc. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program. Non-B.Sc. ENCS students interested in taking RENR 480 should contact the ENCS Program Advisor, Dr. Katie Aitken, at, for registration information.

RENR 480
CRN Instructor Location Start date Seats available*
10153 Katie Aitken Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
Class schedule
Start date End date Room Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Classroom - Face to Face A2601 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM - 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM - - - -