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U.S. Forest Service
Caring for the land and serving people

United States Department of Agriculture

Data Acquisition

Here you may obtain programs to translate, convert, and query data for use with FVS. Download data translators for forest plot and stand polygon information available from Forest Service sources.

Field Sampled Vegetation (FSVeg) Data

The FVS_DB_LINK utility builds Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) data files for settings that have been loaded into FSVeg.

User Supplied

Blank FVS Database

You can directly load forest inventory information into an FVS database. We provide a blank database in Microsoft Access format with the necessary forms and tables to build the input FVS database from scratch.