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Title: An Alternative View of Forest Sampling

Author: Roesch, Francis A. Jr.; Green, Edwin J.; Scott, Charles T.;

Date: 1993

Source: Survey Methodology. December 1993 Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 199-204 Statistics Canada

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

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.

Keywords: Forest sampling, PPS sampling

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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

 


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