25. Systematic and Strip Adaptive Cluster Sampling

  1. Steven K. Thompson

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118162934.ch25

Sampling, Third Edition

Sampling, Third Edition

How to Cite

Thompson, S. K. (2012) Systematic and Strip Adaptive Cluster Sampling, in Sampling, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118162934.ch25

Author Information

  1. Simon Fraser University, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470402313

Online ISBN: 9781118162934



  • systematic, strip adaptive cluster sampling;
  • unbiased, known selection probabilities;
  • unbiased estimators, actual variances


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Designs

  • Estimators

  • Calculations for Adaptive Cluster Sampling Strategies

  • Comparisons with Conventional Systematic and Cluster Sampling

  • Derivations

  • Example Data

  • Exercises