Peet, R.K., T.R. Wentworth and P.S. White. 1998. A flexible, multipurpose method for recording vegetation composition and structure. Castanea 63:262-274. (CVS Protocol)
Peet, R.K., M.T. Lee, M.F. Boyle, T.R. Wentworth, M.P. Schafale & A.S. Weakley. 2012b. Vegetation-plot database of the Carolina Vegetation Survey. Biodiversity and Ecology
4: 243-253. (http://dx.doi.org/10.7809/b-e.00081)
Peet, R.K., K.A. Palmquist, T.R. Wentworth, M.P. Schafale, A.S. Weakley & M.T. Lee. 2017. Carolina Vegetation Survey: an initiative to improve regional implementation of the U.S. National Vegetation Classification. Phytocoenologia (in press).
- CVS-EEP Vegetation Monitoring workshops
3. CVS-EEP Protocol for Recording Vegetation (2006-)
4. Legacy CVS Protocol Files (1996-2004)
- Manual: CVS-EEP Protocol - PDF files version 4.2, released October 21, 2008
- Datasheets - PDF files version 2012, released April 13, 2012
- Entry Tool - A Microsoft Access tool
- Please note that the Entry Tool files are zipped. If you need help unzipping files, please see our Unzipping Files Tutorial. NEW!
- OLD Weakley 2006 taxonomy CVS-EEP Entry Tool (zipped, ~14MB) version 2.3.1, released August 6, 2012
- New Weakley 2015 taxonomy CVS-EEP Entry Tool (zipped, ~16MB) version 2.5, released December 10, 2015
- Notes on Access 2007 Compatibility
- What's New v2.2.6 PowerPoint
- Instructions for upgrading data in an older Entry Tool to the new one.
- Step-by-step downloading, datasheet printing, and resampling instructions.
- Older versions of the entry tool are still documented here, though we strongly encourage you to use the latest version, shown above.
- CVS data fields
- Other Documents
- Work Flow - A flow chart of how the CVS and EEP coordinate how data are managed (pdf).
Please see this page for information on legacy protocol files.
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