Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) are topsoil communities of organisms that contribute to soil fertility and erosion resistance in drylands. Anthropogenic disturbances can quickly damage these communities and their natural recovery can take decades.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Liberal studies