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Sampling Methods - (FORS 505)

Credits: 3 | Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: FORS 201 (FOR 201) or equiv.; consent of instructor
Instructor(s): David Affleck


Fundamentals of statistical sampling emphasizing natural and environmental resource applications. Principles of inferences and alternative estimators are studied in the context of simple random, systematic, unequal probability, stratified, and 3P/Poisson designs. Variable radius plot sampling, line intersect sampling, and other probability proportional to size designs used in forest and ecological inventories are also covered.