David Lindenmayer is a Research Professor at The
Australian National University who has specialised in established
large-scale, long-term ecological monitoring and research programs
that have extended for more than 35 years in many different parts
of south-eastern Australia.
Professor Gene Likens is one of the world's most highly decorated scientists and widely recognised for his pioneering and ground-breaking work on acid rain in north-eastern USA.
Review of the first edition:
"Lindenmayer and Likens have distilled decades of experience into a book about how to study the long, large, and slow processes of ecological change....This volume illuminates the practical as well as the deep intellectual challenges of long-term science."--Quarterly Review of Biology