Sample trees in timber volume estimation
Kilkki P. (1983). Sample trees in timber volume estimation. Acta Forestalia Fennica no. 182 article id 7629. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7629
Analysis of sample tree data showed that the major part of the residual variation of the stem volume estimates occurs within the forest stands. The division of the residual variation into the variation within and between populations is the basis for the mean-square error formulae of the volume estimators. Efficiency of different sample tree measurement combinations has been studied by comparing the errors of the volume estimates to the sampling costs. The measurement of the upper diameter (d6) is of less value than is generally suggested.
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methods; sample trees; volume of the stand
Published in 1983
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