Editorial: Dynamics and processes in the canopy of an Australian tropical rainforest

@article{Stork2007EditorialDA,
  title={Editorial: Dynamics and processes in the canopy of an Australian tropical rainforest},
  author={Nigel E. Stork},
  journal={Austral Ecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={2-3}
}
  • N. Stork
  • Published 1 February 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Austral Ecology
The forest canopy has been called ‘the last biological frontier’ and scientific interest in the above-ground layers of forests is rapidly increasing (Lowman & Nadkarni 1995; Stork et al. 1997; Basset et al. 2003; Ozanne et al. 2003; Lowman & Rinker 2004). One of the major stimuli for canopy research has been the introduction of industrial cranes into forests as a means of providing safe and easy access to large sections of the canopy. This special edition of Austral Ecology focuses on… 
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