Publications and Photo credits

Photograph Publication credits

 The Orlando Sentinel Special Supplement 1991  Scientific American -- December 1999
 "Life in the Treetops" by MD Lowman, 1999 "Life at the Top; Researching in a Tropical Forest Canopy" by E Doris, 2000

Online Reference Articles

Annu. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 1996. 27:55-81.
FOREST CANOPIES: Methods, Hypotheses, and Future Directions

Margaret D. Lowman and Philip K. Wittman
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, Florida

Selbyana 21 (1,2): 48-51, 2000
The Animal Community Associated with Canopy Bromeliads of the Lowland Peruvian Amazon Rain Forest

Philip K. Wittman

Selbyana

ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS FOR DESIGNING AND BUILDING CANOPY ACCESS SYSTEMS INCORPORATING CABLE SUPPORTED BRIDGES

W. G. Bouricius, P. K. Wittman and B. A. Bouricius

5th International Canopy Conference, Bangalore, India October 25-31, 2009

Canopy Access Construction Methods (6.5MB pdf "slideshow")

Phil presented some technical and financial aspects of canopy walkway building. We learned about different technologies like bolting trees vs. girdling them and also saw which local materials and workforce can be employed and where international expertise is needed.

 

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