By Jonathan Robert Bart, Victoria Helen Johnston
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Within a single stratum we −^ have simple random sampling. From (6), Xuh ϭ −^ − Zuh/auh. The estimated variance has the same −^ 2 ^ ^(Z structure as expression (7), but V uh) ϭ s (Zuhi)/ 2 ^ − nuh, V(auh) ϭ s (auhi)/nuh. For the mean within one habitat, across Ͼ1 region, expressions (6)–(10) apply, except that g and h are equal and constant, so expressions (8)–(10) simplify: (10) When nugh ϭ 1, the corresponding term in expressions (8)–(10) cannot be evaluated even though the variance or covariance the term represents does exist.
2. , the bias) would be much smaller. If we used plot sizes of 1 and 9 but increased the sample size to 2, then the bias would also be smaller. More generally, the bias in a ratio estimate decreases with sample size and when the variance of the random variable in the denominator decreases. With ratio estimates in stratified sampling, and either small sample sizes or large variance of the METHODS 15 random variable in the denominator, the bias in each stratum can be considerable. If an overall estimate is computed by adding up stratumspecific estimates, the bias also sums and can become quite large when estimates are summed over several strata.
62), considerably higher than other recent estimates (Tibbitts et al. 2005, Morrison et al. 2006). 3). On the YDSA, where we distinguished between wet and moist habitats, most sightings were in moist areas. These data are consistent with previous observations of breeding birds on the Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta (Gill et al. 2002, Johnson and McCaffery 2004, Johnson et al. 2009). The estimated number of pairs breeding on surveyed plots was 35. 63) on the AMSA. These values virtually bracket the range of densities reported in most other studies throughout this species’ range (Gill et al.
Arctic Shorebirds in North America : a Decade of Monitoring by Jonathan Robert Bart, Victoria Helen Johnston