Timber Inventory of Large Acreages Using Stratified Two-Stage List Sampling
Source: Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, Volume 29, Number 3, August 2005 , pp. 152-157(6)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:We present two-stage list sampling estimators and methodology that are useful in a forest inventory context. The advantages of this sampling method are discussed and illustrated with an inventory of a 3,419-acre timber tract. In this example, two-stage list sampling resulted in strata level and tract level estimates that were very close to estimates from a more intensive cruise that used twice as much field sampling effort. South. J. Appl. For. 29(3):152–157.
Keywords: Multistage sampling; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; stratification
Document Type: Regular Article
Affiliations: 1: D.B. Warnell School of Forest Resources The University of Georgia Athens GA 30602 Phone: (706) 542-6205;, Fax: (706) 542-8356, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2: D.B. Warnell School of Forest Resources The University of Georgia Athens GA 30602
Publication date: August 1, 2005
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