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Title: Cruise design for a 5-year period of the 50-year timber sales in Alaska.

Author: Hazard, John W.;

Date: 1985

Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-422. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agricuture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 39 p

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Sampling rules and estimation procedures are described for a new cruise design that was developed for 50-year timber sales in Alaska. An example is given of the rate redetermination cruise and analysis for the 1984-1989 period of the Ketchikan Pulp Company sale. In addition, methodology is presented for an alternative sampling technique of sampling with probability proportional to size, sample size calculations, and volume equation development.

Keywords: timber cruising, sampling design, timber sales, Alaska

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Hazard, John W. 1985. Cruise design for a 5-year period of the 50-year timber sales in Alaska. Res. Note PNW-RN-422. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agricuture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 39 p

 


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