The Optimal design of forest experiments and forest surveys

proceedings of a IUFRO conference held on 10-14 September 1991 at the University of Greenwich.
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CASSM Publishing, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computing, University of Greenwich , London, U.K
Forests and forestry -- Research -- Congresses., Forests and forestry -- Planning -- Congre
ContributionsGertner, George., Rennolls, Keith., International Union of Forestry Research Organizations., University of Greenwich., IUFRO Conference (1991 : University of Greenwich)
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LC ClassificationsSD118 .O68 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination333 p. :
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Open LibraryOL19636587M
ISBN 101897610009

The cluster design developed for the Forest Health Monitoring Program of the United States is presented. Citation: Scott, Charles T. Optimal design of a plot cluster for monitoring. In: Rennolls, Keith; Gertner, George,eds.

The optimal design of forest experiments and forest surveys: Proceedings, IUFRO S by: The book includes introductory material, much of which is taken from the excellent Optimal design of a plot cluster for monitoring. In: Rennolls, K.; Gertner, G., eds.

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The optimal design of forest experiments and forest surveys: Proceedings, IUFRO S conference. London, UK: University of Greenwich, London: Cited by: 3. Optimal design of a plot cluster for monitoring, The Optimal Design of Forest Experiments and Forest Surveys: Proceedings, IUFRO S Conference, K.

Rennolls & G. Gertner, eds, University of. The forest inventory and analysis plot design. G., eds. The optimal design of forest experiments and forest surveys: forest surveys use clusters of subplots or prism points to reduce. forest survey to collect dat4 the survey planner makes two key decisions: the sample unit selection rule and the sampling unit (cluster) design.

The objective of this study was to develop a multiresource cluster design. This design was used for the Forest Health Monitoring Program of the United States - a network of multiresource pennanent clusters distributed across the Nation.

Book Description. Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical concepts and tools needed to conduct a modern forest inventory.

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The map below show where our experimental forests, ranges, and watersheds are located across the country. The Forest Service’s network of long-term experimental areas, commonly referred to as Experimental Forests and Ranges (EFRs), is the largest and longest-lived ecological research network in the United States.

Statistical theory of surveys relies on random sampling which assigns known probability of selection for each sampling unit in the population.

Experiments serve to test hypotheses under controlled conditions. Experiments in forestry are held in forests, nurseries and laboratories with pre-identified treatments on well defined experimental units.

Reforestation and Forest Survey (FOREST_SURV) Data Organization/Structure 11 3 Data Management Protocols 12 Accuracy Requirements 12 Collection, Input, and Maintenance Protocols 12 Attribute Design Considerations 13 Update Frequency and Archival Protocols 14 Statewide Monitoring   Optimal sampling design and optimal plot design (size and type) depends highly on the purpose of an inventory.

It is easy in principle to define an optimal inventory for one variable of interest such as biomass or volume with regard to measurement costs and by: 9. In the design of experiments, optimal designs (or optimum designs) are a class of experimental designs that are optimal with respect to some statistical criterion.

The creation of this field of statistics has been credited to Danish statistician Kirstine Smith. In the design of experiments for estimating statistical models, optimal designs allow parameters to be estimated without bias and with minimum variance. A non-optimal design requires a greater number of experimental.

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Chapter 7 covers experimental design principles in terms of preventable threats to the acceptability of your experimental conclusions.

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Often, constraints are most desired in a particular subspace of model space. Optimal design of a subplot cluster for monitoring. In: Rennolls, K., Gertner, G. (Eds.), Proceedings of the IUFRO Conference on Optimal Design of Forest Experiments and Forest Surveys.

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A method for incorporating variable costs and differing precision requirements into optimal design theory is developed and discussed. In many studies and experiments, particularly in the biological sciences, the cost of each observation can vary considerably depending on the attributes of the by: 1.

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We construct an emulator for the Lyman- forest ux power spectrum from 21 small simulations using Latin hypercube sampling and Gaussian process interpolation. The design of experiments (DOE, DOX, or experimental design) is the design of any task that aims to describe or explain the variation of information under conditions that are hypothesized to reflect the variation.

The term is generally associated with experiments in which the design introduces conditions. where p s = (p 1s,p Js) T, P s = diag(p 1s,p Js), and p js is given by eqn [21].The number N of choice sets seen by each subject is determined by how quickly subjects are expected to tire.

The number of subjects is determined by N, the available resources, and the desired remaining optimal design problem is then to determine the N choice sets of size J that maximize the. Choice experiments can present attributes that are outside the range of the existing set of attributes (e.g., higher levels of fishing catch rates or higher levels of congestion on hiking trails) and reflect new attributes (e.g., environmental labels on consumer products), and experimental design can help in identifying parameters on attributes.

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IUFRO Subject GroupLondon, England, (with E. Green) (). This book is the collection of the Abstract / Short Papers submitted by the authors of the International Conference of The CLAssification and Data Analysis Group (CLADAG) of the Italian Statistical Society (SIS), held in Milan (Italy) on SeptemberPart of the Managing Forest Ecosystems book series (MAFE, volume 3) Abstract Inference in pairwise comparison experiments based on ratio scales.

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