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Oral Programme SSS5.10


Dynamics of soil surface characteristics (including physical and biological soil crusts): consequences on soil functioning and role of climate and land use change
Convener: O. Cerdan 
Oral Programme
 / Tue, 24 Apr, 08:30–10:00  / Room 22
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Tue, 24 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Hall X/Y
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD4.8 

Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Room 22
What controls dryland soil stability? The surprising importance of biocrusts and their possible sensitivity to climate change
M.A Bowker, J. Belnap, F.T. Maestre, and V.B. Chaudhary
Biological soil crust succession impact on soil moisture and temperature in the sub-surface along a rainfall gradient
E. Zaady, H. Yizhaq, and Y Ashkenazy
Net primary productivity (NPP) of a biological soil crust (BSC) in northwestern Queensland, Australia.
B. Büdel, H. Reichenberger, and W. Williams
09:15–09:30 EGU2012-2193
Effects of biological soil crusts on seedling growth and element uptake in five desert plants in Junggar Basin, western China (withdrawn)
Y. Zhang
A predictive model of spatial distribution of Biological Soil Crust in the Sahel from local to regional scale
N. Beaugendre, A. Choné, C. Sannier, J.F. Desprats, O. Cerdan, C. Valentin, O. Malam Issa, and J.L. Rajot
High resolution mapping of Normalized Difference Vegetation Indices (NDVI) of biological soil crusts
T. Fischer, M. Veste, A. Eisele, O. Bens, W. Spyra, and R.F. Hüttl