At the Barro Colorado Tropical Forest Dynamics Project Fifty Hectare Plot, STRI, BCI, Panama, featured Robin Foster, Zenith O. Batista, Rolando A. Perez, Dilia Santamaria, Hamilton W. Beltran Santiago, Eduardo Sierra and Ernesto Yallico discussing their work with the tropical forest census, c. 1980-1990, including: Funding and startup of project; structure of census and study of tropical forest dynamics; plant measuring and mapping procedures; and census data analysis. Visual documentation included: Portions of the BCI Fifty Hectare Plot; demonstrations of students tagging, measuring, and mapping plants; Yellow House laboratory; Tropical Forest Dynamics Project data analysis area; and close-ups of charts, graphs, and maps generated from the census data.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
Conservation of Endangered Species Videohistory Collection
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …