Biological Soil Crusts in the Mojave Desert, USA: Micromorphology and Pedogenesis
Biological soil crusts (BSCs) are bio-sedimentary complexes that play critical ecological roles in arid landscapes; however, the interactions between component biota and sediments are poorly understood.
Williams, A.J., B.J. Buck, and M.A. Beyene. 2012. Biological soil crusts in the Mojave Desert, USA: Micromorphology and pedogenesis. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76(5):1685-1695.