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Biological soil crusts are the feature of this USGS Canyonlands Research Station website. The site provides an introduction to biological soil crusts with linked images, divided into the following topics: nomenclature of the crusts- crytogamic, microbiotic, crytobiotic, and microphytic crusts, structure and formation, species composition, ecological functions, response to disturbance, future, and a glossary. In addition, the site provides links to other Canyonlands Research Station webages including an advanced page with a downloadable 90-page report on soil crusts, a gallery of biological soil crust images and figures, references, the Canyon Country Ecosystems Research Site (CCERS), and other related links.

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    Informal Education,Biofilms,NSDL_SetSpec_1030947,NSDL,High School,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Microbiology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061121114756354T,Higher Education,Symbiotic Relations,Life Science,Metabolism,Graduate/Professional

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