Chapter 48. Rainforest Science and its Application

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member2 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor3
  1. Stephen Goosem1,†,
  2. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member2,‡ and
  3. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor3,§

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch48

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Goosem, S., Stork, N. E. and Turton, S. M. (2008) Rainforest Science and its Application, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch48

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wet Tropics Management Authority, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  2. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  3. §

    The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • rainforest science and its application;
  • rainforest science and its use;
  • timing is not the most important thing, it is the only thing';
  • barriers to uptake;
  • use of research and involvement of end-users in knowledge creation;
  • Common or compatible frameworks;
  • User-driven research: programme support groups;
  • Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) programme

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How is rainforest science used?

  • Why is some research ignored by potential users?

  • Barriers to uptake

  • Improving the use of research and the involvement of end-users in knowledge creation

  • The Rainforest CRC

  • References