Analytical Palaeobiology
Fossil occurrence data of corals in the R programming environment (image by Adam Kocsis)

Analytical Palaeobiology


The R programming environment is used to introduce students into the statistical analysis of paleontological data, focusing on the Paleobiology Database. The primary topic of the course are global-scale diversity dynamics and fossil sampling patterns.

Administrator

Wolfgang Kiessling

Form

One three-hour lecture per week.

Credits

5 ECTS

Type

Regular course

Evaluation

Students are required to perform a small analytical project and present it before the class.


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