Tools and Applications
Forest Vegetation Simulator
The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a family of forest growth simulation models. FVS answers questions about how forest vegetation will change in response to natural succession, disturbances, and proposed management actions. Read more…
Post-Fire Vegetation Conditions
The Rapid Assessment of Vegetation Condition after Wildfire (RAVG) analysis process provides an initial description of post-fire vegetative conditions on national forests. Read more…
- Unmanned Aircraft Systems
The U.S. Forest Service is highly interested in new technologies and believes there is potential to use Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to support a host of natural resource management activities, including forest health protection, wildfire suppression, research, recreational impacts, and law enforcement.