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Sampling Techniques for Forest Resource Inventory

Handbook / Manual

By: B Shiver and B Borders

356 pages, Tables, figs, formulae.

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Mar 1996 | #53463 | ISBN: 0471109401
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About this book

Explains the sampling methods associated with the inventory of forest resources. It avoids extensive coverage of theoretical statistics and mathematics in favour of thorough coverage of forest inventory topics for the practitioner and the student.


A Review of Necessary Statistics and Notation. Elementary Sampling Methods: Selective, Simple Random, and Systematic Sampling. Horizontal Point Sampling. Stratified Random Sampling. Ratio and Regression Estimators. Double Sampling or Two-Phase Sampling. Multistage SamplingInventorying Large Acreages. Inventory Methods for Estimating Stand Growth. 3P and Line Intersect Sampling. Estimating Wildlife Population Sizes. Answers to Assorted Problems for Better Understanding. Index.

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