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Title: Sampling Using a Fixed Number of Trees Per Plot
Author: Schreuder, Hans T.;
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)
Description: 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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Keywords: density based sampling, variable radius plot (VRP) sampling, trees per plot, fixed number of trees, sample design
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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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