Archive for August, 2013

Crusts

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

I have enjoyed boning up on my biological soil crust knowledge during my first few weeks here. Here's a crust picture I took on a trip to the Canyonlands National Park Needles District back in January 2006. This crust probably took decades if not centuries to get to this point. ...

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Drylands biogeochemistry

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

I've just begun a new postdoctoral position at USGS in Moab, Utah. Now that I've drawn my Arctic project mostly to a close (a few papers still to finish up), I am really excited to shift from the tundra to the desert. Though the ecosystem is different, the nature of ...

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