SPP and VEGTYPE Variables

Many BADM subgroups and groups have SPP and VEGTYPE variables, like DBH_SPP and DBH_VEGTYPE.

Do not enter values for SPP and VEGTYPE variables together for the same observation, i.e., in the same row of your CSV file. SPP and VEGTYPE are mutually exclusive, optional variables. Read more at BADM Basics.

If an observations characterizes the site and is not specific to a single species or to a particular vegetation type, do not enter values for SPP or VEGTYPE:

However, if the observation characterizes a single species or a particular vegetation type, use SPP or VEGTYPE, like Evergreen Tree in the example below. Do not use both at the same time!