Chapter 6. Further Graphics for Exploratory Data Analysis

  1. Clemens Reimann M.Sc. in Mineralogy and Petrology, Ph.D. in Geosciences, D.Sc. in Applied Geochemistry lecturer senior geochemist director professor chairman acting vice president associate editor1,
  2. Peter Filzmoser Applied Mathematics visiting professor2,
  3. Robert G. Garrett Mining Geology and Applied Geochemistry Emeritus Scientist3 and
  4. Rudolf Dutter M.Sc., Ph.D. senior statistician full professor post-doctoral fellow2

Published Online: 18 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987605.ch6

Statistical Data Analysis Explained: Applied Environmental Statistics with R

Statistical Data Analysis Explained: Applied Environmental Statistics with R

How to Cite

Reimann, C., Filzmoser, P., Garrett, R. G. and Dutter, R. (2008) Further Graphics for Exploratory Data Analysis, in Statistical Data Analysis Explained: Applied Environmental Statistics with R, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987605.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geological Survey of Norway, Norway

  2. 2

    Vienna University of Technology, Austria

  3. 3

    Geological Survey of Canada, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470985816

Online ISBN: 9780470987605

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Keywords:

  • exploratory approach and unexpected data behaviour;
  • instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA);
  • linear regression lines;
  • spatial distance plot;
  • Monchegorsk Cu emissions;
  • Spiderplots and Rare Earth Elements (REEs);
  • scatterplot matrix and variables;
  • additive or centred logratio transformation;
  • multivariate methods and statistical assumptions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scatterplots (xy-plots)

  • Linear regression lines

  • Time trends

  • Spatial trends

  • Spatial distance plot

  • Spiderplots (normalised multi-element diagrams)

  • Scatterplot matrix

  • Ternary plots

  • Summary