Field Research in Panama

At the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama, Dr. Wayne Sousa (right) studies how gaps in the canopy caused by lightning help mangrove forests regenerate. More about mangroves can be found in our Mangroves featured story.

At the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama, Dr. Wayne Sousa (right) studies lightning impacts.
Credit: 

Marcos Guerra/Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute