The Sampling Design Used in the Forest Survey of the Northeast
Abstract:Sampling methods are designed scientifically to obtain the best accuracy possible for a fixed amount of money or to meet a fixed standard of accuracy at the least cost. The author describes the sampling design developed by the U. S. Forest Service in the forest survey of the Northeast. A similar design could be used in cruising small forest tracts.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, U. S. Forest Service, Upper Darby, Pa.
Publication date: 1952-04-01
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