Double Sampling Saves Time When Cruising Appalachian Hardwoods
Abstract:Simulations based on data collected in five Appalachian hardwood sawtimber-size stands indicate double sampling using point sampling (BAF 10 and 20) compared to conventional point sampling would save 24 to 47% of time in the field. There was no significant bias in volume estimates using double sampling, and standard errors were within about 1% of those obtained with conventional point sampling. North. J. Appl. For. 13(3):116-118.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37901
Publication date: September 1, 1996
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