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Environmetrics, Overview


  1. Abdel El-shaarawi1,2,3,
  2. J. Stuart Hunter4

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vae044

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

How to Cite

El-shaarawi, A. and Hunter, J. S. 2006. Environmetrics, Overview. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

  4. 4

    University of Princeton, NJ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Environmetrics is a new scientific discipline that focuses on the development and use of quantitative methods to understand and solve environmental problems. This article gives a brief overview of its roots, aims, problems and methodologies.