Stephanie A. Bohlman

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BACKGROUND The movement patterns of wild animals depend crucially on the spatial and temporal availability of resources in their habitat. To date, most attempts to model this relationship were forced to rely on simplified assumptions about the spatiotemporal distribution of food resources. Here we demonstrate how advances in statistics permit the(More)
Species identification and characterization in tropical environments is an emerging field in tropical remote sensing. Significant efforts are currently aimed at the detection of tree species, of levels of forest successional stages, and the extent of liana occurrence at the top of canopies. In this paper we describe our use of high resolution imagery from(More)
Species composition and diversity of the canopy layer of tropical forests have rarely been described, yet they are important to many aspects of ecosystem structure and function. Species composition was compared among canopy trees (defined as sun-exposed crowns), understory trees, trees ≥10-cm diameter at breast height (DBH), and the tree community as a(More)
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