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    Author(s): Hans T. Schreuder
    Date: 2004
    Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-17. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 4 p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The fixed number of trees sample design proposed by Jonsson and others (1992) may be dangerous in applications if a probabilistic framework of sampling is desired. The procedure can be seriously biased. Examples are given here.

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    Schreuder, Hans T. 2004. Sampling Using a Fixed Number of Trees Per Plot. Res. Note RMRS-RN-17. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 4 p.

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    Keywords

    density based sampling, variable radius plot (VRP) sampling, trees per plot, fixed number of trees, sample design

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