|aField sampling for environmental science and management /|cby Richard Webster and R. Murray Lark.
|aviii, 192 p. :|bill. ;|c25 cm.
|a"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -188) and index.
|aAims and concepts -- Simple random sampling -- Efficiency, economy and logistics -- Prediction from spatial classifications -- Sampling from designed experiments -- Sampling for regression and calibration -- Nested sampling and analysis -- Geostatistics: model-based prediction.
This book provides that guidance, backed by sound rationale and statistical theory. It concentrates on design-based sampling for estimates of mean values of environmental properties, emphasizing replication and randomization.