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Estimates bearing tree selection bias in the General Land Office (GLO) surveys, and similar surveys where distance to the nearest individual (tree) was calculated at each survey location (corner). Developed in Visual Basic.Net using MS Excel functions to calculate ANOVA and student T test.
Kronenfeld, Barry J., "Presettlement Surveyor Bias Estimator" (2014). Maps and Data. 2.
Prerequisites: Windows Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 Microsoft Excel This software is distributed as an executable (*.exe). If you have the prerequisites installed, then just download the exe file and double-click to run it. Excel is necessary to calculate the statistics; without it, the program will crash. Most people with Window salready have the .Net framework installed, so try running the executable first and don't worry about the .Net framework unless the program doesn't run. The data must be in MS Access format, and include Corner IDs, species or other tree categories, and distances (see sample data).