Hierarchical Bayesian models for small area estimation of forest variables using LiDAR

Published: 27 November 2017| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/vyfrnkx39h.2
Contributors:
Neil Ver Planck,
Andrew Finley,
John Kershaw, Jr.,
Aaron Weiskittel,
Megan Kress

Description

Aboveground forest biomass estimation for the Noonan Forest using the small area estimation models described in the manuscript: Hierarchical Bayesian models for small area estimation of forest variables using LiDAR.

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1) Load the RData image in the main.R script 2) the scripts for Fay-Herriot; Fay-Herriot will then be loaded in the main.R script 3) run the remaining lines in main.R to reproduce the results

Categories

Lidar, Hierarchical Modeling, Forest Biomass, Small Area Estimation, Bayesian Analysis

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