Table 1: Variance of observed variables and measurement error as average percent variance of the variable, with corresponding lower (0.025 quantile) and upper (0.975 quantile) limitsa.

Observed variableVarianceMeasurement error (%)Lower limit (%)Upper limit (%)

LSHERB307.688.35.719.3
UNDER1034.798.35.717.7
FLITTER82.158.35.712.7
CLITTER52.748.35.712.7
TREE265.5010.78.323.3
ln(TPH) × 1064.674.02.77.3
ASPECT × 1049.344.03.07.7
QMD376.214.02.77.3
AGE1680.3710.05.015.0

aThe average percent measurement errors were obtained from three expert opinion surveys: Maguire et al. [36].