Khaledian, Y. and B.A. Miller. Selecting appropriate machine learning methods for digital soil mapping. Applied Mathematical Modelling 81: 401-418. doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2019.12.016.
Author: Yones Khaledian
Grid, random, and stratified sampling each come with unique advantages and disadvantages. However, more efficient sampling could be accomplished with a more strategic sampling design.
Loess is known to be widespread across the mid-latitudes of most continents, but it has not been as obvious to look for loess in Iran. Even though articles regarding loess sediments in Iran exist, global and regional maps typically indicate little to no loess within Iran