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Table of Contents

  1. Speaker Introduction
  2. An Introduction to Microbiotic Crusts...

    1. What's a Microbiotic Crust?
    2. Where are the Crusts Found?

      1. The Colorado Plateau
      2. And in the Great Basin Desert...

    3. Major Players in Microbiotic Crusts...

      1. Eukaryotic Algae...
      2. Fungi...

    4. What is the Ecological Importance of Crusts?

      1. Most Crucial Reasons...
      2. Soil fertility and nitrogen fixation...
      3. Soil Retention and Micronutrients...
      4. Seedling establishment...
      5. Moisture retention...

    5. What happens when a crust is disturbed?

      1. Now how long does it take these to recover?
      2. Does it rain in the desert?
      3. Burned areas of disturbance...

    6. Reclamation efforts...

      1. What Do Reclamation Studies Show?
      2. The Technology of Reclamation...
      3. Are the Cyanobacteria Viable?

    7. What do field tests show?

      1. Field study methodology...
      2. Measuring Success at Other Sites...
      3. Fort Bliss, New Mexico
      4. Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona

    8. Effects of Disturbance on the Crusts...
    9. How about Nitrogen Fixation?
    10. How About the Natural Recovery?
    11. Now how about total crust cover?
    12. What were the Effects of the Amendment?
    13. The Mojave Desert...
    14. How do crusts differ from one location to another?
    15. In Conclusion
  1. Narrative Index
  2. Speaker Bio
  3. Slide Index
  4. Web Index

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