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A Comparison of Regional and SiteSpecific Volume Estimation EquationsAuthor(s): Joe P. McClure; Jana Anderson; Hans T. Schreuder
Source: Res. Pap. SE-264. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionRegression equations for volume by region and site class were examined for lobiolly pine. The regressions for the Coastal Plain and Piedmont regions had significantly different slopes. The results shared important practical differences in percentage of confidence intervals containing the true total volume and in percentage of estimates within a specific proportion of the true total In a simulation study.
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CitationMcClure, Joe P.; Anderson, Jana; Schreuder, Hans T. 1987. A Comparison of Regional and SiteSpecific Volume Estimation Equations. Res. Pap. SE-264. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
KeywordsMensuration, lobiolly pine, practical differences, statistical differences, weighted regression equations
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