Title: Using GIS and Remote Sensing to build Master Sampling Frames for Agricultural Statistics
Authors: GALLEGO PINILLA FranciscoKERDILES HerveLEO Olivier
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2015
JRC N°: JRC98808
ISBN: 978-92-79-54002-8
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 27597
OP LB-NA-27597-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC98808
DOI: 10.2788/438056
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report is a JRC contribution to the FAO Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics (GSARS). Its aim is providing guidelines on the suitable ways to use satellite images and geographic information tools to build master sampling frames that can be used both for agricultural and environmental statistics. The main readers to which the report is addressed are agricultural and environmental statisticians in developing countries. We consider separately the use of technological tools for area sampling frames and for list sampling frames. The use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), better known as GPS, is also discussed, although its use is more connected to carrying out field surveys rather than to the design of sampling frames.
JRC Directorate:Sustainable Resources

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