David Shoch

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We measured the horizontal diameter, vertical diameter, and area of the optic disk in fellow eyes of patients with unilateral nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy and in control eyes without ocular disease. The fellow eyes of patients with anterior ischemic optic neuropathy had a smaller horizontal than vertical disk diameter (P less than .05), a(More)
Measurement guidelines for forest carbon sequestration were developed to support reporting by public and private entities to greenhouse gas registries. These guidelines are intended to be a reference for designing a forest carbon inventory and monitoring system by professionals with a knowledge of sampling, statistical estimation, and forest measurements.(More)
Quasi-experimental methods increasingly are used to evaluate the impacts of conservation interventions by generating credible estimates of counterfactual baselines. These methods generally require large samples for statistical comparisons, presenting a challenge for evaluating innovative policies implemented within a few pioneering jurisdictions. Single(More)
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program to provide its missions, partner governments, local and international stakeholders with assistance in developing and implementing REDD+ initiatives. FCMC services include analysis, evaluation, tools and guidance for program design(More)
1 This document presents the key results of a study undertaken for the Inter‐American Development Bank (IDB) under a Technical Cooperation Agreement (ATN/NP‐10749‐GY – ATN/SF‐10750‐GY) between the IDB and the Government of Guyana. The study has produced six comprehensive technical papers titled: • Site description and analysis of biodiversity,(More)
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