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An Alternative View of Forest SamplingAuthor(s): Francis A. Roesch; Edwin J. Green; Charles T. Scott
Source: Survey Methodology. December 1993 Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 199-204 Statistics Canada
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionA generalized concept is presented for all of the commonly used methods of forest sampling. The concept views the forest as a two-dimensional picture which is cut up into pieces like a jigsaw puzzle, with the pieces defined by the individual selection probabilities of the trees in the forest. This concept results in a finite number of independently selected sample units, in contrast to every other generalized conceptualization of forest sampling presented to date.
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CitationRoesch, Francis A., Jr.; Green, Edwin J.; Scott, Charles T. 1993. An Alternative View of Forest Sampling. Survey Methodology. December 1993 Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 199-204 Statistics Canada
KeywordsForest sampling, PPS sampling
- An alternative view of continuous forest inventories
- Dimensionality and the sample unit
- Multistage point relascope and randomized branch sampling for downed coarse woody debris estimation
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