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Oral Programme GM4.4/BG1.8

GM4.4/BG1.8

Biophysical processes: from biological soil crusts to macro process (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: JM Turowski , S. Rice , M. Stoffel , S. Lane 
Session details
Oral Programme
 / Thu, 26 Apr, 08:30–12:00 / Room 22
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Thu, 26 Apr, 17:30–19:00 / Hall XL
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD12.5 / Tue, 24 Apr, 14:30–15:15 / Room 35 
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Thursday, 26 Apr 2012
Room 22
Chairperson: J.M. Turowski, G.J. Kidron
08:30–08:45
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COFFEE BREAK
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10:30–10:45
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10:45–11:00
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11:00–11:15
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F. T. Maestre, C. Escolar, J. L. Quero, M. Ladrón de Guevara, R. Lázaro, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, and M. Berdugo
11:45–12:00
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