Photo Gallery

USGS Canyonlands Research Station, USGS

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page contains a gallery of biological soil crust images and figures. All images are downloadable and royalty-free. In addition, the site provides links to other Canyonlands Research Station webpages on biological soil crusts including Crusts 101: an introduction to biological soil crusts, an advanced page with a downloadable 90-page report on soil crusts, references, the Canyon Country Ecosystems Research Site (CCERS), and other related links.

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Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2), College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Topics: Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:TerrestrialKeywords: cryptogamic, microbiotic, cryptobiotic, microphytic