STAA 576 - Methods in Spatial Statistics

  • 2 credits

This course introduces a number of statistical methodologies that are used in environmental and ecological studies. Students are introduced to topics in spatial statistics and abundance estimation for biological populations.

Course notes will be provided.

This course can be applied toward:


STAA 552 (Generalized Regression Models); STAA 561 (Probability with Applications) or STAT 520 (Introduction to Probability Theory) or written consent of instructor.

Important Information

Tuition includes access to lecture recordings which are available by streamed video. Lecture recordings may also be available by download or on DVD. To determine viewing options, contact the Department of Statistics degree program staff at Visit the Department of Statistics website to learn more about what to do after registration, including creating your eID (if necessary) and accessing your course.

Textbooks and Materials

Visit the Department of Statistics website for textbook information.


Jana Anderson
Jana Anderson

(970) 491-7454 |

Jana Anderson is a professor in the Department of Statistics at Colorado State University. She is the director for the Master of Applied Statistics Program and also directs the Statistics Department’s certificate programs and online learning program. She joined the Statistics faculty in 1994, having earned her bachelor’s degrees from Southern Methodist University and her MS and PhD degrees from Colorado State University. Her interests include statistics/data science education and teaching with technology. Her recent contributions have involved developing a data science specialization for the Master of Applied Statistics degree program, as well as developing graduate level service courses in specialized areas.

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