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Nalini Nadkarni hangs from her canopy access gear.

Photo of Nalini Nadkarni hanging from her canopy access gear.

Nalini Nadkarni hangs from her canopy access gear, 150 feet above the forest floor in a 650-year-old stand of trees located just downwind of Mount St. Helens in Washington State. She is studying organisms and processes that occur in the upper canopy of these forests.

Credit: John Huey, The Evergreen State College

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