Table 3:
Comparison of fixed-area and angle-count estimates of stand increment per 5 years, for the 72 000 data points simulated in each measurement year.
Method
Increment estimate, m³/ha/5 years
Mean
Std. dev.
Fixed-area plots
67.88
28.14
Angle counts, difference method
69.01
56.97
Angle counts, starting Value method
68.23
21.89
Angle counts, end Value method
68.24
21.13