## Elementary Forest Sampling |

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Excellent entry level book.

### Contents

Basic concepts | 1 |

Sampling methods for continuous variables | 20 |

Sampling methods for discrete variables | 61 |

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6-inch frame 95-percent confidence limits acreage basal area bias biased board feet board-foot chance has occurred chippable waste cluster sampling coefficient of variation confidence interval cost per thousand covariance cubic feet desired precision diameter estimate the mean estimated mean volume example feet per acre fifth-acre plot forest formula germination height inches individual l-in-20 chance large samples locating mean per unit measurement number of primaries number of secondaries number of units obtained optimum allocation parameter percent permanent plots population mean procedure proportion quarter-acre plots ratio ratio-of-means estimator regression estimator relationship sample estimates sample mean sample units sampling costs sampling fraction sampling methods secondaries per primary seed seedlings simple random sample slash pine square standard deviation standard error strata stratified random sampling stratified sampling stratum subsample subscript summation systematic sampling temporary plots tion total number total volume tract transformed trees two-stage sampling unbiased unit values variable vary volume per acre woodlots