NPS Visitor Use Statistics

Environmental Economics

 The National Park Service provides visitor park statistics. Each park's statistics also include "Visitor Use Counting Procedures," which are a series of PDF files on the methods, which NPS suggests you check to see if a change in procedures could have affected counts.  A while back I was looking for recreation data that I could match to water quality data, particularly in the Gulf. The

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DataSplash for teaching statistics

Environmental Economics

" and "It Helps You Learn and Tells You What to Write in Your Essay" It took me about 10 minutes to create an account, load some data and estimate a willingness-to-pay regression model:    It's not hard to imagine how much more effective DataSplash will be for teaching statistics relative to Excel. Thomas Stratmann at ( Five Ways to Write a Better Essay ): It’s the end of the semester. Your term paper is due soon.

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Consumption statistics

Green Living Tips

Sometimes it can be difficult to relay to people just how much we consume; particularly those of us in developed countries where we often reach hyperconsumption levels. Here's some fast facts you can bounce off folks to at least get them thinking about their consumption patterns and the associated environmental impact

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Meat consumption statistics

Green Living Tips

View some interesting meat consumption statistics Do you know how much meat you eat? What about people in other countries? What's the big deal anyway?

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The cost of a statistical life is.

Environmental Economics

We often to talking about the value of a statistical life (John, why don't we have a primer on VSL in Env-Econ 101?) , but less frequently talk about the cost of saving a statistical life.    So here you go: A U.S. aid program aimed at helping foreign countries battle the AIDS epidemic saved 740,000 lives from 2004-2008, according to a study published Tuesday. The U.S.

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A comment on Balmford et al. "The Value of Statistical Life for Adults and Children."

Environmental Economics

2019) , in the context of estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL), say (emphasis added): Concerns regarding responsiveness to scope in CV studies are not novel; indeed, instances of scope insensitivity are widespread within the literature (Ojea and Loureiro, 2011). "The Value of Statistical Life for Adults and Children: Comparisons of the contingent valuation and chained approaches."  Bamford et al.

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This newspaper needs to take business and economic statistics II

Environmental Economics

Every Appstate business graduate could figure this one out: A consultant to the state lottery said in a recent report that spending on ads is “highly related” to sales. Recent figures in North Carolina don’t bear that out. For example, ad spending jumped by 17 percent from the 2009-10 fiscal year to the next. But sales increased only 2.8 percent. The next year, ad sales increased by a more modest 6.5 percent, but gross sales jumped by nearly 9 percent.

Tweet of the day: Why everyone (including @realDonaldTrump) needs to understand statistics 101

Environmental Economics

2017 122

The 25 Scariest Texting and Driving Accident Statistics


25 statistics that will blow your mind. In response to the rising statistics involving texting and driving, and the use of mobile phones in general while driving, a number of states have some sort of law in place to prevent this from happening too often. The post The 25 Scariest Texting and Driving Accident Statistics appeared first on Each year, about 1,300,000 people are killed in road accidents.

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The American Statistical Association sets out six principles for proper use of P-values (And you won't believe #2 or #4)*

Environmental Economics

Via Retraction Watch: After reading too many papers that either are not reproducible or contain statistical errors (or both), the American Statistical Association (ASA) has been roused to action. Here are the six principles from the ASA statement:   P-values can indicate how incompatible the data are with a specified statistical model. A p-value, or statistical significance, does not measure the size of an effect or the importance of a result.

2016 149

13 Statistics to Blow a Brain Up.

Elephant Journal

13 Statistics to Blow your Mind. What are some statistics I really didn’t want to know? Via Reddit) Blowing your mind with facts is good for you! Training the mind to be open and present is as important as going to the gym to work out the body. So, here you go! 1) Since the […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs

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EU Releases Renewable Energy Statistics

Eco Friendly Daily

Eurostat, the statistics agency for the European Union, recently released their report titled “Statistical Aspects of the Energy Economy in 2009”. The European Union is a world leader in renewable energy. Overall, the world leaders in offshore wind energy, solar energy and other renewable energy can be found in the European Union. This fact will likely change in the future with the growth of China in the sector alongside the United States.

But always keep a laser-like focus on statistical significance (p < 0.05)

Environmental Economics

Advice from one of the editors of REStat  (and University of Kentucky PhD): Free Advice to Economists: When you put up regression tables, take a single coefficient and use it in a sentence in English. Amitabh Chandra (@amitabhchandra2) February 7, 2017

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Renewable energy growth statistics released from NREL


energy statistics for 2012, including renewable electricity, worldwide renewable energy development, clean energy investments, and data on specific technologies. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The annual report is an important assessment of U.S.

Cell Phone Addiction in Teens is Real: Scary Statistics & Some Helpful Advice.

Elephant Journal

Forcibly removing kids from their online social network has shown to trigger symptoms that are normally associated with drug/alcohol/nicotine withdrawal. Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today cell phone addiction cell phone detox cell phone use cell phone use children cell phones conscious parenting For Children john douillard kids parenting parenting teenagers smart phones technology addiction

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Visualized public statistics

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UK's Leading Solar Energy Website Releases New Statistics Showing Why Solar is Still Worth the Investment

Green (Living) Review

Solar panels have been one of the most successful renewable energy sources for individual households in the UK, with government estimates suggesting that nearly 4 million UK households will have solar panels fitted by 2020. This optimistic statement came as the government were preparing to cut back subsidies for homes using solar energy and shows that the government at least, don’t think that homeowners will be deterred by the cut in Feed-In Tariffs (FiT).

Skittles, Risk and Statistics

Green Prophet

I’m going to thank Donald Trump Jr. for providing a simple way to visualize our decisions regarding human refugees. He said that we should pretend that “those people” are skittles, not someone we could ever imagine being a loved-one– capable of thought, compassion, joy and loss as we believe of ourselves.In

2016 68

How not to do statistics lesson of the day (courtesy of @DonaldJTrumpJr)

Environmental Economics

Test question*: Consider a class of 10 people taking a statistics test.  That's how STATISTICS works.   The scores of those 10 people are: 50%, 52%, 55%, 55%, 60%, 65%, 75%, 75%, 95%, 100%. A) What is the average test score? B) What is the median test score? C) How many people scored below the average? D) How many people scored below the median? Apparently, Donald Trump Jr.    would fail this test. Correct answers: a) 68.2%. b) 60%<Median<65%.

2017 122

Wine 'Round the World | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

Magazine Blog iWend Greenery Digital Edition Wend Your Way Subscribe Wend Blog Share this: Tweet Share Wine ‘Round the World Sarah Esterman March 5th, 2011 Follow me on Twitter @sarahesterman Besides beer, I think it’s safe to argue (I’m not using any statistics here, so don’t quote me) that wine is one of the top choices of alcoholic beverage across the world. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Why Men are Not (the only ones) to Blame Here.

Elephant Journal

Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family blaming men Brett Kavanaugh dr. ford equal rights feminism feminist feminist writer me too patriarchy rape culture rape statistics self love supreme court appointment supreme court nomination women in power women's empowermentThe truth that sets us free is sometimes the hardest truth of all.

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U.S. hotels rank 7th in being green, survey says

Green Traveler Guides

Hotels News green hotels Green Travel News green travel statistics green travel trends ReutersHoteliers around the globe were asked if they have eco-friendly practices in place, and 81 percent of U.S. hotel respondents said they do—scoring only seventh in the world. The top six green hotel destinations U.S. hotels rank 7th in being green, survey says is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

2012 152

What Michael Phelps & “The Rock” have in common with 16.2 Million Americans.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality depression depression statistics health meditation Mental Illness Michael Phelps PTSD the rock TM transcendental meditationDespite being the world’s most decorated swimmer and the Olympian with the most medals of all time, with 28 Olympic medals (23 gold), he has faced.

2018 72

123 People—Every Day.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness connection grief impulsive suicide mental health relationships statistics suicide prevention. A New York Times article describes a 27-year-old man who, as a recent graduate with dual degrees was set to marry his fiancé in a few weeks. Within the span of few hours, he purchased a gun and. taking your life

2018 67

In 23 Years, Everyone’s Life will Change—& Not for the Better.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green eco fresh water global population green water conservation water crisis water facts and statistics water shortagesIt’s no longer a problem for those in less developed countries—it’s a problem for all of us.

2017 63

No One Asked my Rapist what he was Wearing. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness blame Chrissy Hynde date rape guilt prevention rape rape statistics shame support underage drinkingWe ended up joining a group of gentleman around a bonfire. Before we knew it, we were headed to a house party after dark.

2015 85

Why Women Are Tired of Listening to Men Talk about Rape: The Sarah Silverman Approach.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness assault conversation crime elephant feminism men rape Sarah Silverman sexual statistics WaylonListening to men talk about rape is about as enlightening as listening to men talk about.

2015 74

Old School Weight Loss Tips that Work.

Elephant Journal

However, seven out of 10 Americans need to lose weight according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Calories carbs eating fat health how to eat statistics weight loss The United States no longer has the highest rate of obesity in the world, as Mexico just surpassed the U.S.

Entrepreneurial Depression: the Epidemic we aren’t Talking About.

Elephant Journal

But we must be careful, Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Right Livelihood business depression entrepreneurs entrepreneurship failure mental health statistics study workaholicAs entrepreneurs, our passion and drive will likely keep us walking the close line between creativity and madness. There is beauty and power in the intensity we live with.

2017 63

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: Do’s & Don’ts for Busy Parents of Young Children.

Elephant Journal

We must face these statistics: one in. Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness abuse statistics advice child abuse child abuse prevention month families For Children parental do's and don'ts sexual abuseEighty-five percent of molesters are family, or known and trusted by the victim. How do you protect your child from inherently trusted people? Extended family, coaches, children’s program leaders, pastors, priests, best friend’s siblings?

2016 63

Me Too: Another Woman Steps Forward.

Elephant Journal

alyssa milano childhood coming out current events harvey weinstein healing how to help me too me too hashtag molestation my story organizations rape resources sexual abuse sexual assault sexual trauma statistics timely trending true story viralIn lieu of breaking news about Harvey Weinstein’s decades-long history of Hollywood sexual assault, women around the world are stepping forward on social media in solidarity.

2017 64

Environmental Economics: Join the fishery management team today!

Environmental Economics

Below you'll find a request-to-post a call for participants in the Scientific and Statistical Committee for the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council from the inbox. Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Recruiting for its Scientific and Statistical Committees, Stock Assessment Panels, and Socioeconomic Panel The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is soliciting applications for seats currently available on its Standing and Special Scientific and Statistical Committees.

When Science & Tantra Fall in Love.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Sexy Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today critical thinking evidence health legitimacy proof research Science sexuality spiritual claims spirituality statistics study tantraInitially, this seemed like a pretty big contradiction, but in hindsight my science-minded boyfriend actually helped me have a deeper appreciation of tantra.

2017 59

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is Over, but it Never Really Ends.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Health & Wellness health mental health month RAINN rape culture rape statistics sexual assault awareness sexual assault month shame teal violenceMay came almost as an affront to me. I wasn’t ready to stop talking about the impact of being a rape victim; I wasn’t ready to hear others.

2016 63

Binge Thinking.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) aa Addictions Alice in Wonderland Binge drinking binge eating Diagnostic and Statistical Manual DSM V Urban Dictionary White Rabbit I am Edie and I am a grateful recovering binge thinker.

2014 79

Why the Jian Ghomeshi Case Could be a Blessing in Disguise.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only Canada CBC human rights Janne Robinson Jian Ghomeshi media rape rape statistics sex cases sexual assault sexual violence social injustice survivor stories victims of sexal assualt women''s rights I am sad that we live in fear of speaking our truth, and that other people take the time to fuel that fear.

2014 77

Climate Week: people cut back on vehicle fuel but not air travel or gas

Green (Living) Review

Households have cut back on vehicle fuel over the past decade, but not on gas and air travel, according to analysis published today by the Office for National Statistics. Climate Week Office for National StatisticsThe release, published to mark the start of Climate Week (4 to 8 March 2013), shows: · Use of vehicle fuel remained relatively flat between 2002 and 2007 before falling 24% per head in the next five years. · Air travel increased by 13% between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012.

2002 119

The Rainy Day Letter.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) CDC encouraging words epiphany follow your heart hope statistics suicide attempt turning pointThere nothing wrong with you, despite how it feels right now. There is nothing abnormal about who you are. You aren’t broken or incomplete. You don’t need to be fixed or.

2016 64

5 Things to be Happy About Now.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) 5 things 9/11 nine eleven aging parents alternative lifestyles be happy being in love five things gay and lesbian getting older legalize marriage living longer teen birthrates teen birthrates statistics teenaged pregnancy tolerance for other people war in syria why you should be happy

2013 78

“Real Yoga” Revealed.

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Equal Rights Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Yoga News & Culture Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today American yoga asana authentic yoga culture hatha karma mediation mindfulness modern yoga practicing real yoga spiritual practice statistics teaching yoga journal There''s no wrong way to come to yoga.

2013 85

Scary Food Waste Statistics: An Infographic

Green Living Ideas

Did you know that across the world people waste almost HALF of their food? This means that HALF the food grown by farmers, HALF the food shipped across the globe, HALF the food in the grocery store and HALF the food you purchase ends up wasted. Shocking, right?

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The American Nightmare.

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks advertising america citizenship consumerism corporate culture debt Dream finances government Illusion literacy politics statistics united states

How to Be Married to Depression.

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) APA dealing with depression depression depression medication depression statistics families and depression feeling sad happy marriage and depression Health and Wellness help for depression I am depressed laying in bed all day marriage and depressions married to a depressed person mental health Mental Illness public health agency of canada

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