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Report, 1987

Designing a new national forest survey for Sweden

Ranneby, Bo; Cruse, Thorbjörn; Hägglund, Björn; Jonasson, Härje; Swärd, Johan


The paper summarizes the methodical work preceding the introduction of the Sixth National Forest Survey of Sweden. Both theoretical and practical problems are considered. Thus the paper contains a discussion about permanent plots and describes the variables recorded, the data acquisition system, some results from field tests and the statistical considerations behind the new design.


National Forest Survey; sampling methods; permanent plots; temporary plots; data acquisition system

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Studia Forestalia Suecica
ISBN: 91-576-2982-X
Publisher: Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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