Dr. Shu-fun Au was born in Hong Kong, 19 December 1938, and died near Kingston, North Carolina, 17 October 1969. He received his B.Sc. degree from New Asia College in July 1964, and entered Duke University in September of that year. He received his M.A. degree in plant ecology in June 1966, and his Ph.D. degree in plant ecology from Duke in September 1969. At the time of his death by accident he was employed as an ecologist by the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. This publication is a condensed and revised version of his doctoral dissertation Vegetation and Ecological Processes on Shackleford Bank, North Carolina.
W. Dwight Billings
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