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Desert Ecosystems

Biological Soil Crusts

Information about the community of organisms that inhabit the surface of desert soils. Includes pictures, references, and related links.

Center for Biological Diversity: Deserts

Information about and images of life on the deserts. Includes a list of desert species and myths.

Chihuahuan Desert Gardens

Provides information about the ecosystem, flora and fauna, and landscape of the easternmost and southernmost of the four North American deserts.

Desert USA

Comprehensive North American desert resource offering information on desert biomes, plants and animals, and arid environments.

The Living Desert

Provides information and insights on the plants, animals, and habitats of desert lands. With a photo gallery.

Mojave National Preserve

Introduction to desert ecology with information on North American deserts and desert ecosystem protection.

Office of Arid Lands Studies

Multidisciplinary research, instruction, and knowledge transfer unit within University of Arizona-Tucson's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Site presents publications and information on staff, faculty, and program areas.

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