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Biological soil crusts and their role in biogeochemical processes and cycling Editor(s): A. Antoninka, E. Rodriguez-Caballero, B. Weber, and K. J. van Groenigen More information Download citations of all papers: Bibtex EndNote Reference Manager
22 Dec 2017
Bryophyte-dominated biological soil crusts mitigate soil erosion in an early successional Chinese subtropical forest
Steffen Seitz, Martin Nebel, Philipp Goebes, Kathrin Käppeler, Karsten Schmidt, Xuezheng Shi, Zhengshan Song, Carla L. Webber, Bettina Weber, and Thomas Scholten
Biogeosciences, 14, 5775-5788, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-5775-2017, 2017
01 Dec 2017
Hydration status and diurnal trophic interactions shape microbial community function in desert biocrusts
Minsu Kim and Dani Or
Biogeosciences, 14, 5403-5424, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-5403-2017, 2017
20 Nov 2017
Microbial Biobanking Cyanobacteria-rich topsoil facilitates mine rehabilitation
Wendy Williams, Mel Schneemilch, Angela Chilton, Stephen Williams, and Brett Neilan
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-482, 2017
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: open, 2 comments)
20 Nov 2017
Fungal loop transfer of N depends on biocrust constituents and N form
Zachary T. Aanderud, Trevor B. Smart, Nan Wu, Alexander S. Taylor, Yuanming Zhang, and Jayne Belnap
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-433, 2017
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: open, 1 comment)
16 Nov 2017
Aerobiology and passive restoration of biological soil crusts
Steven D. Warren, Larry L. St. Clair, and Steven D. Leavitt
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-430, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
01 Nov 2017
The mutually antagonistic effect of drought and sand burial enables the biocrust moss Bryum argenteum Hedw. to survive the two co-occurring stressors in an arid sandy desert
Rongliang Jia, Yun Zhao, Yanhong Gao, Rong Hui, Haotian Yang, and Zenru Wang
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-402, 2017
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
06 Oct 2017
Uncovering biological soil crusts: Carbon content and structure of intact Arctic, Antarctic and alpine biological soil crusts
Patrick Jung, Laura Briegel-Williams, Anika Simon, Anne Thyssen, and Burkhard Büdel
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-413, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
27 Sep 2017
Algal diversity of temperate biological soil crusts depends on land use intensity and affects phosphorus biogeochemical cycling
Karin Glaser, Karen Baumannn, Peter Leinweber, Tatiana Mikhailyuk, and Ulf Karsten
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-365, 2017
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
25 Sep 2017
Revisiting chlorophyll extraction methods in biological soil crusts – methodology for determination of chlorophyll a and chlorophyll a + b as compared to previous methods
Jennifer Caesar, Alexandra Tamm, Nina Ruckteschler, and Bettina Weber
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-396, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
25 Sep 2017
Disturbances of Biological Soil Crust by fossorial birds increase plant diversity in a Peruvian desert
María Cristina Rengifo and Cesar Arana
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-376, 2017
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
18 Sep 2017
Eco-physiological characterization of early successional biological soil crusts in heavily human impacted areas – Implications for conservation and succession
Michelle Szyja, Burkhard Büdel, and Claudia Colesie
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-369, 2017
Manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
15 Sep 2017
Annual net primary productivity of a cyanobacteria dominated biological soil crust in the Gulf savanna, Queensland, Australia
Burkhard Büdel, Wendy J. Williams, and Hans Reichenberger
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-374, 2017
Revised manuscript accepted for BG (discussion: closed, 9 comments)
14 Sep 2017
A mathematical representation of microalgae distribution in aridisol and water scarcity
Abdolmajid Lababpour
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-359, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
13 Sep 2017
Cyanobacterial species richness and Nostoc highly correlated to seasonal N enrichment in the northern Australian savannah
Wendy Williams, Burkhard Büdel, and Stephen Williams
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-377, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for BG (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
13 Sep 2017
Recovery of biological soil crust richness and cover 12–16 years after wildfires in Idaho, USA
Heather T. Root, John C. Brinda, and E. Kyle Dodson
Biogeosciences, 14, 3957-3969, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-3957-2017, 2017
11 Sep 2017
Effects of storage temperature on physiological characteristics and vegetative propagation of desiccation-tolerant mosses
Yuewei Guo and Yunge Zhao
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2017-368, 2017
Revised manuscript accepted for BG (discussion: closed, 6 comments)
23 Aug 2017
Development of bacterial communities in biological soil crusts along a revegetation chronosequence in the Tengger Desert, northwest China
Lichao Liu, Yubing Liu, Peng Zhang, Guang Song, Rong Hui, Zengru Wang, and Jin Wang
Biogeosciences, 14, 3801-3814, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-3801-2017, 2017
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