just a couple of short movies from the tops of alpine summits in Victoria featuring myself and Dr Susanna Venn. Note the distance to treeline is really short in movie 1 - alpine plants really have nowhere to migrate to in such marginal habitats. Also note the evidence of fire in the landscape. The ecology of alpine vegetation in Australia is clearly about cold processes, disturbance, as well as biotic interactions. Untangling these effects is a major challenge. There is lots to study......