Sampling Methods

There were not many sampling methods mentioned for Derinkuyu. However if it came down to it, 2 methods could be utilized. These would include Simple Random Sampling and Stratified Random Sampling. On top of the methods listed, Transects would work exceptionally for what is to be done.
Simple Random Sampling would be utilized primarily for the size of the site. Having multiple miles of underground tunnels around the city, SRS would allow many parts of the city to be explored and excavated and yet allow coverage of the city to be accomplished.
Stratified Random Sampling would be utilized for the strata. Now archaeologist can do two different forms of Stratied Random Sampling. One form would be on the strata of the rock itself. The other form of strata would be the different levels at which the city is built.