ECOnsider This: Are You Interested In Canopy Science & Research?

image by Catie Homan
image by Catie Homan

Many species of lemurs spend their lives in the forest canopy.  Observing lemurs in the canopy provides unique insight into their behavior, family groups, and social structures.

‘The rapidly maturing field of canopy research demands the need for definitions of commonly used terms. This database contains a glossary of technical terms used by canopy researchers with references to the published sources,’ Big Canopy Database.

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Do you have a good ”canopy vocabulary? Here are some canopy vocabulary words: obligate epiphyte, aboveground adventitious roots, overstory, and throughfall and a link to the Big Canopy Database. You will find a glossary of scientific terms with use citations and other helpful resources.

CLICK HERE to visit the Big Canopy Database and glossary of terms.

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