Risk Planning with Discrete Distribution Analysis Applied to Petroleum Spills

This study discussed the theoretical literature related to developing and probability distributions for estimating uncertainty

Roy L. Nersesian

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • This study discussed the theoretical literature related to developing and probability distributions for estimating uncertainty
  • A theoretically selected ten-year empirical sample was collected and evaluated for the Albany NY area
  • The benefit of this paper for the community of practice was to demonstrate how to select, develop, test and apply a probability distribution to analyze the patterns in disaster events, using inferential parametric and nonparametric statistical techniques
  • An interesting side benefit from this study was that it revealed significant findings about where and when most of the human-attributed petroleum leaks had occurred in the Albany NY area over the last ten years
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