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    Author(s): Francis A. Roesch; Edwin J. Green; Charles T. Scott
    Date: 1993
    Source: Survey Methodology. December 1993 Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 199-204 Statistics Canada
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    A 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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    Citation

    Roesch, 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

    Keywords

    Forest sampling, PPS sampling

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