Access to the Upper Forest Canopy with a Large Tower Crane Sampling the treetops in three dimensions

@inproceedings{Parker2006AccessTT,
  title={Access to the Upper Forest Canopy with a Large Tower Crane Sampling the treetops in three dimensions},
  author={Geoffrey G. Parker and Alan P. Smith and Kevin P. Hogan},
  year={2006}
}
Figure 1. Sketch of the canopy crane operating in a forest showing the tower (a), jib (b), counterjib and counterweight (c), the operator's cab (d), and the gondola (e) attached to the hook. The radius and height of the jib are 82 and 52 m, respectively. T he uppermost forest canopy is a frontier ofscientific research (Erwin 1983). It is the primary interface between the atmosphere and the forest and is a reservoir of biological diversity. But understanding of this important portion of the… CONTINUE READING
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