Environmental Applications of the Weibull Distribution Function: Oil Pollution

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Science  02 Jun 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4038, pp. 1019-1021
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4038.1019


The Weibull distribution function appears to be a powerful tool for the statistical analysis and interpretation of environmental pollution data. To illustrate its potential, the method is applied to a variety of oil pollution topics. Other application are suggested.