Find the EGU on

Tag your tweets with #EGU16

Orals SSS4.14

SSS4.14

Biological soil crusts: their history, diversity, and functional roles
Convener: Bettina Weber 
Co-Conveners: Ferran Garcia-Pichel , Burkhard Büdel , Sonia Chamizo 
Session details
Orals
 / Mon, 18 Apr, 13:30–15:15  / Room 2.61
Posters
 / Attendance Mon, 18 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Hall X1
Add this session to your personal programme

Monday, 18 Apr 2016
Room 2.61
Chairperson: Bettina Weber, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Burkhard Büdel
13:30–13:45
EGU2016-1839
Rethinking the critical zone in drylands: It’s the small things that count (solicited) |
Jayne Belnap
13:45–14:00
EGU2016-5790
Linking biological soil crust diversity to ecological functions
Karin Glaser, Nadine Borchhardt, Karoline Schulz, Tatiana Mikhailyuk, Karen Baumann, Peter Leinweber, and Karsten Ulf
14:00–14:15
EGU2016-599
The role of microbial-produced extracellular polymeric matrix in the formation and survival of biological soil crusts
Federico Rossi, Alessandra Adessi, and Roberto De Philippis
14:15–14:30
EGU2016-18075
Key Factors Controlling the Growth of Biological Soil Crusts: Towards a Protocol to Produce Biocrusts in Greenhouse Facilities
Sergio Velasco Ayuso, Ana María Giraldo Silva, Corey Nelson, Nichole Barger, Anita Antoninka, Matthew Bowker, and Ferran Garcia-Pichel
14:30–14:45
EGU2016-6129
Development and hydrology of biological soil crusts -- first results from a surface inoculation experiment
Larysa Mykhailova, Thomas Raab, Stella Gypser, and Thomas Fischer
14:45–15:00
EGU2016-13347
Cryptogamic covers control spectral vegetation indices and their seasonal variation in dryland systems
Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero, Tanja Knerr, Burkhard Büdel, Joachim Hill, and Bettina Weber
15:00–15:15
EGU2016-15553
High potential for chemical weathering and climate effects of early lichens and bryophytes in the Late Ordovician |
Philipp Porada, Tim Lenton, Alexandre Pohl, Bettina Weber, Luke Mander, Yannick Donnadieu, Christian Beer, Ulrich Pöschl, and Axel Kleidon