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PICOs SSS4.17/BG9.9

SSS4.17/BG9.9

Biological soil crusts: their history, diversity, functional roles and threats (co-organized) | PICO
Convener: Bettina Weber  | Co-Conveners: Federico Rossi , Jayne Belnap , Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero 
PICOs
 / Wed, 26 Apr, 08:30–10:00  / PICO spot 5b

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
PICO spot 5b
Chairperson: Bettina Weber; Jayne Belnap; Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero; Federico Rossi
08:30–08:40
PICO5b.1
EGU2017-13338
Advances, gaps, and future prospects in biological soil crust research
Bettina Weber, Burkhard Büdel, and Jayne Belnap
08:40–08:42
PICO5b.2
EGU2017-1368
Biological soil crusts in Chile along the precipitation gradient
Elena Samolov, Karin Glaser, Karen Baumann, Peter Leinweber, Patrick Jung, Burkhard Büdel, Tatiana Mikhailyuk, and Ulf Karsten
08:42–08:44
PICO5b.3
EGU2017-1084
Biocrust spatial distribution at landscape scale is strongly controlled by terrain attributes: Topographic thresholds for colonization
José Raúl Román Fernández, Emilio Rodríguez-Caballero, Sonia Chamizo de la Piedra, Bea Roncero Ramos, and Yolanda Cantón Castilla
08:44–08:46
PICO5b.4
EGU2017-1141
Interactions between soil texture, water, and nutrients control patterns of biocrusts abundance and structure
Kristina Young, Matthew Bowker, Sasha Reed, and Armin Howell
08:46–08:48
PICO5b.5
EGU2017-321
Influence of biocrusts coverage on microbial communities from underlying arid lands soils
Manuel Anguita-Maeso, Isabel Miralles*, Bas van Wesemael, Roberto Lázaro, Raúl Ortega, José Antonio García-Salcedo, and Miguel Soriano**
08:48–08:50
PICO5b.6
EGU2017-9056
3D soil structure characterization of Biological Soil Crusts from Alpine Tarfala Valley
Giacomo Mele, Laura Gargiulo, Laura Zucconi, Luigi D'Acqui, and Stefano Ventura
08:50–08:52
PICO5b.7
EGU2017-18781
Photoautotrophic organisms control microbial abundance and diversity in biological soil crusts
Alexandra Tamm, Stefanie Maier, Dianming Wu, Jennifer Caesar, Timm Hoffman, Martin Grube, and Bettina Weber
08:52–08:54
PICO5b.8
EGU2017-322
Biocrusts role on nitrogen cycle and microbial communities from underlying soils in drylands
Manuel Anguita-Maeso, Isabel Miralles*, Bas van Wesemael, Roberto Lázaro, Raúl Ortega, José Antonio Garcia-Salcedo, and Miguel Soriano**
08:54–08:56
PICO5b.9
EGU2017-13285
Estimating global nitrous oxide emissions by lichens and bryophytes with a process-based productivity model Highlight
Philipp Porada, Ulrich Pöschl, Axel Kleidon, Christian Beer, and Bettina Weber
08:56–08:58
PICO5b.10
EGU2017-13117
Estimating the contribution of bryophytes to the atmospheric COS budget
Teresa Gimeno, Jerome Ogee, and Lisa Wingate
08:58–09:00
PICO5b.11
EGU2017-976
Identifying key soil cyanobacteria easy to isolate and culture for arid soil restoration
Beatriz Roncero-Ramos, M. Ángeles Muñoz-Martín, Sonia Chamizo, Raúl Román, Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero, Pilar Mateo, and Yolanda Cantón
09:00–09:02
PICO5b.12
EGU2017-730
Cyanobacterial crust induction using two non-previously tested cyanobacterial inoculants: crusting capability and role of EPSs
Gianmarco Mugnai, Federico Rossi, and Roberto De Philippis
09:02–09:04
PICO5b.13
EGU2017-13281
Hypolithic Biocrust in the Larsemann Hills of East Antarctica: Spatial Patterns, Organic Matter Stabilization, Comparison with Endolithic Systems
Nikita Mergelov, Andrey Dolgikh, Ilya Shorkunov, Elya Zazovskaya, Vasily Shishkov, and Alexander Pochikalov
09:04–09:06
PICO5b.14
EGU2017-1908
Biological Communities in Desert Varnish and Potential Implications for Varnish Formation Mechanisms
Naama Lang-Yona, Stefanie Maier, Dorothea Macholdt, Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero, Isabell Müller-Germann, Petya Yordanova, Klaus-Peter Jochum, Meinrat O. Andreae, Ulrich Pöschl, Bettina Weber, and Janine Fröhlich-Nowoisky
09:06–10:00
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