U.S. Forest Service
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United States Department of Agriculture
Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS)
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The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a forest growth simulation model. It simulates forest vegetation change in response to natural succession, disturbances, and management. It recognizes all major tree species and can simulate nearly any type of management or disturbance at any time during the simulation. Outputs include tree volumes, biomass, density, canopy cover, harvest yields, fire effects, and much, much more.
FVS is a suite of software programs. Obtain the complete package or any of its various components. Get FVS software…