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Disturbance of biological soil crusts: Impacts on potential wind erodibility of sandy desert soils in southeastern Utah, Jayne Belnap and D. A. Gillette; Land Degradation & Development

Do Changes in Connectivity Explain Desertification?, Gregory S. Okin, Anthony J. Parsons, John Wainwright, Jeffrey E. Herrick, Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, Debra C. Peters, and Ed L. Fredrickson; Bioscience

Documenting measurement sensitivity and bias of field-measured parameters in water quality monitoring programs, David P. Thorna, Roy J. Irwin, and Pete E. Penoyer; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Dominant cold desert plants do not partition warm season precipitation by event size, Susanne Schwinning, Benjamin I. Starr, and James R. Ehleringer; Oecologia

Do soil characteristics or microhabitat determine field emergence and success of Bromus tectorum?, B. A. Newingham, P. Vidiella, and Jayne Belnap; Journal of Arid Environments

Drought limitation of photosynthesis differs between C3 and C4 grass species in a comparative experiment, S. H. Taylor, B. S. Ripley, F. I. Woodward, and C. P. Osborne; Plant, Cell & Environment

Dryland biological soil crust cyanobacteria show unexpected decreases in abundance under long-term elevated CO2, Blaire Steven, La Verne Gallegos-Graves, Chris M. Yeager, Jayne Belnap, R. David Evans, and Cheryl R. Kuske; Environmental Microbiology

Dryland Ecosystems, Anne Hartley, Nichole Barger, Jayne Belnap, and Gregory S. Okin; Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems

Dust emission and deposition in southwestern United States - integrated field, remote sensing, and modeling studies to evaluate response to climatic variability and land use, R. Reynolds, M. Reheis, T. Hinkley, R. Tigges, G. Clow, P. Lamothe, J. Yount, G. Meeker, P. Chavez, D. Mackinnon, M. Velasco, S. Sides, D. Soltesz, N. Lancaster, M. Miller, R. Fulton, and Jayne Belnap; Desertification in the Third Millennium, Proceedings of an international conference, February 12-15, 2000, Dubai, United Arab Emerites

Dust: Small-Scale Processes With Global Consequences, Gregory S. Okin, Joanna E. Bullard, Richard L. Reynolds, John-Andrew C. Ballantine, Kerstin Schepanski, Martin C. Todd, Jayne Belnap, Matthew C. Baddock, Thomas E. Gill, and Mark E. Miller; Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union

Dynamics of cover, UV-protective pigments, and quantum yield in biological soil crust communities of an undisturbed Mojave Desert shrubland, Jayne Belnap, Susan L. Phillips, and Stanley D. Smith; Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants

Ecohydrological consequences of drought- and infestation- triggered tree die-off: insights and hypotheses, Henry D. Adams, Charles H. Luce, David D. Breshears, Craig D. Allen, Markus Weiler, V. Cody Hale, Alistair M.S. Smith, and Travis E. Huxman; Ecohydrology

Ecological resources of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Jayne Belnap; Learning from the Land: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Science Symposium Proceedings

Ecology of Small Mammals on 2 Isolated Buttes in Canyonlands-National-Park, Utah, D. W. Johnson; Southwestern Naturalist

Ecosystem sustainability and condition, C. Ronald Carroll, Jayne Belnap, Bob Breckenridge, and Gary K. Meffe; Ecological Stewardship: A Common Reference for Ecosystem Management


Effect of Simulated Browsing on Aspen Regeneration: Implications for Restoration, Bobette E. Jones, David F. Lile, and Kenneth W. Tate; Rangeland Ecology and Management

Effects of a coal-fired power plant on the rock lichen Rhizoplaca melanophthalma: Chlorophyll degradation and electrolyte leakage, Jayne Belnap and Kimball T. Harper; The Bryologist

Effects of air pollutants on cold-desert cyanobacterial-lichen crusts and rock lichens: Chlorophyll degradation, electrolyte leakage and nitrogenase activity, Jayne Belnap; Proceedings: Measurement of Toxic and Related Air Pollutants, Environmental Protection Agency/Air & Waste Management Association International Symposium

Effects of altered temperature and precipitation on desert protozoa associated with biological soil crusts, Brian J. Darby, David C. Housman, Amr M. Zaki, Yassein Shamout, Sina M. Adl, Jayne Belnap, and Deborah A. Neher; The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

Effects of Bromus tectorum invasion on microbial carbon and nitrogen cycling in two adjacent undisturbed arid grassland communities, Sean M. Schaeffer, Susan E. Ziegler, Jayne Belnap, and R. D. Evans; Biogeochemistry

Effects of river regulation on aeolian landscapes, Colorado River, southwestern USA, Amy E. Draut; Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface


Effects of Soil Amendments on Germination and Emergence of Downy Brome (Bromus tectorum) and Hilaria jamesii, Jayne Belnap, Susan K. Sherrod, and Mark E. Miller; Weed Science

Effects of water additions,chemical amendments, and plants on in situ measures of nutrient bioavailability in calcareoussoils of southeastern Utah, U.S.A., Mark E. Miller, Jayne Belnap, Susan W. Beatty, and Bruce L. Webb; Plant and Soil

Effects of wet and dry pollutants on the physiology and elemental accumulation of cryptogamic crusts and selected lichens of the Colorado Plateau, Jayne Belnap; Final Report

Elemental Composition of Background Soils from Arches National Park, Utah, E. S. Gladney, R. W. Ferenbaugh, and Jayne Belnap; Technical Report

Elevated CO2 did not mitigate the effect of a short-term drought on biological soil crusts, Timothy M. Wertin, Susan L. Phillips, Sasha C. Reed, and Jayne Belnap; Biology and Fertility of Soils

Environment and Communiy Organization in Grasslands of Canyonlands National Park, Edgar F. Kleiner and K. T. Harper; Ecology

Eolian and noneolian facies of the lower Permian Cedar Mesa Sandstone Member of the Cutler Formation, southeastern Utah, Steven M. Condon, J. D. Stanesco, and J. A. Campbell; U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1808-E-F

Eolian dust on the Colorado Plateau: Magnetic and geochemical evidence from sediment in potholes and biologic soil crust, R. Reynolds, Jayne Belnap, M. Reheis, and N. Mazza; Proceedings: Dust Aerosols, Loess, Soils, and Global Change, An Interdisciplinary Conference and Field Tour on Dust in Ancient Environments and Contemporary Environmental Management

Erratum: Autoradiographic Distribution of Radioactive Sodium in Rat Kidney; Science

ESA publications revisited, Jayne Belnap; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Estimates of global cyanobacterial biomass and its distribution, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Jayne Belnap, Susanne Neuer, and Ferdinand Schanz; Algological Studies

Evaporative losses from soils covered by physical and different types of biological soil crusts, S. Chamizo, Y. Canton, F. Domingo, and Jayne Belnap; Hydrological Processes

Evidence for micronutrient limitation of biological soil crusts: Importance to arid-lands restoration, Matthew A. Bowker, Jayne Belnap, Diane W. Davidson, and Susan L. Phillips; Ecological Applications


Exotic Plant Invasion Alters Nitrogen Dynamics in an Arid Grassland, R. D. Evans, R. Rimer, L. Sperry, and J. Belnap; Ecological Applications

Factors controlling threshold friction velocity in semiarid and arid areas of the United States, Beatrice Marticorena, Gilles Bergametti, Dale Gillette, and Jayne Belnap; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

Factors Influencing Development of Cryptogamic Soil Crusts in Utah Deserts, David C. Anderson, Kimball T. Harper, and Ralph C. Holmgren; Journal of Range Management

Factors influencing nitrogen fixation and nitrogen release in biological soil crusts, Jayne Belnap; Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management

Factors influencing production systems of the Mongolian steppe: Potential global change impacts on semi-arid ecosystems, D. S. Ojima, Larry L. Tieszen, T. Chuluun, Jayne Belnap, J. Dodd, and Z. Chen; People and Rangelands: Building the Future: Proceedings of the VI International Rangeland Congress

Fan-Delta and Lacustrine Margin Sedimentation, Chinle Formation (Upper Triassic), Canyonlands-National-Park, Utah, R. C. Blakey and R. Gubitosa; Aapg Bulletin-American Association of Petroleum Geologists


Fault Growth by Segment Linkage - An Explanation for Scatter in Maximum Displacement and Trace Length Data from the Canyonlands Grabens of SE Utah, J. A. Cartwright, B. D. Trudgill, and C. S. Mansfield; Journal of Structural Geology

Fault Growth by Segment Linkage: an Explanation for Scatter in Maximum Displacement and Trace Length Data from the Canyonlands Grabens of SE Utah: Discussion, G. E. McGill, R. A. Schultz, and J. M. Moore; Journal of Structural Geology


Fault Growth by Segment Linkage: an Explanation for Scatter in Maximum Displacement and Trace Length Data from the Canyonlands Grabens of SE Utah: Reply, J. Cartwright, B. Trudgill, and C. Mansfield; Journal of Structural Geology

Few apparent short-term effects of elevated soil temperature and increased frequency of summer precipitation on the abundance and taxonomic diversity of desert soil micro- and meso-fauna

Field-based evaluation of sampling techniques to support long-term monitoring of riparian ecosystems along wadeable streams on the Colorado Plateau, M. L. Scott and E. W. Reynolds; U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1266

Field evaluations of sampling methods for long-term monitoring of upland ecosystems on the Colorado Plateau, Mark E. Miller, Dana L. Witwicki, Rebecca K. Mann, and Nicole J. Tancreto; U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1243

Fine gravel controls hydrologic and erodibility responses to trampling disturbance for coarse-textured soils with seak cyanobacterial crusts, J. E. Herrick, J. W. Van Zee, Jayne Belnap, J. R. Johansen, and M. Remmenga; CATENA


First-Year Movements by Juvenile Mexican Spotted Owls in the Canyonlands of Utah, D. W. Willey and C. Van Riper; Journal of Raptor Research

Flush responses of Mexican spotted owls to recreationists, Elliott C.H. Swarthout and Robert J. Steidl; The Journal of Wildlife Management

Forecasting climate change impacts to plant community composition in the Sonoran Desert region, Seth M. Munson, Robert H. Webb, Jayne Belnap, J. Andrew Hubbard, Don E. Swann, and Sue Rutman; Global Change Biology

From Outcrop to Reservoir Simulation Model: Workflow and Procedures, H. D. Enge, S. J. Buckley, A. Rotevatn, and J. A. Howell; Geosphere

From the ground up: Biological soil crusts in the Sonoran Desert, Jayne Belnap; Great Natural Reserves of the Sonoran Desert


Fungi Associated with Biological Soil Crusts in Desert Grasslands of Utah and Wyoming, Jack S. States and Martha Christensen; Mycologia

Genetic integrity: Why do we care? An overview of the issues, Jayne Belnap; Proceedings: Wildland Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium

Geology for a changing world 2010-2020: Implementing the U.S. Geological Survey science strategy, Linda C.S. Gundersen, Jayne Belnap, Martin Goldhaber, Arthur Goldstein, Peter J. Haeussler, S. E. Ingebritsen, John W. Jones, Geoffrey S. Plumlee, E. Robert Thieler, Robert S. Thompson, and Judith M. Back; U.S. Geological Survey

Geology of the Pennsylvanian and Permian Cutler Group and Permian Kaibab Limestone in the Paradox Basin, Southeastern Utah and Southwestern Colorado, Steven M. Condon; U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2000-P

Geomorphology of the hanging gardens of the Colorado Plateau, Cathleen L. May, James F. Fowler, and Nancy L. Stanton; Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conference on Research in Colorado Plateau National Parks, 25-28 October 1993. National Park Service Transactions and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP- 95/11


Geophysical Exploration within Northern Devils Lane Graben, Canyonlands National Park, Utah: Implications for Sediment Thickness and Tectonic Evolution, E. B. Grosfils, R. A. Schultz, and G. Kroeger; Journal of Structural Geology

Getting a handle on visitor carrying capacity: A pilot project at Arches National Park, Marilyn Hof, Jim Hammett, Michael Rees, Jayne Belnap, N. Poe, Dave Lime, and Bob Manning; Park Science

Global biodiversity monitoring, Henrique M. Pereira, Jayne Belnap, Neil Brummitt, Ben Collen, Hui Ding, Mario Gonzalez-Espinosa, Richard D. Gregory, Joao Honrado, Rob H.G. Jongman, Romain Julliard, Louise McRae, Vania Proenca, Patricia Rodrigues, Michael Opige, Jon P. Rodriguez, Dirk S. Schmeller, Chris Van Swaay, and Christiana Vieira; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Global change and biological soil crusts: Effects of ultraviolet augmentation under altered precipitation regimes and nitrogen additions, Jayne Belnap, Susan L. Phillips, Stephan Flint, John Money, and Martyn Caldwell; Global Change Biology

Global change and the future of biological soil crusts, R. David Evans, Jayne Belnap, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, and Susan L. Phillips; Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management

Ground Water Resources in the Part of Canyonlands National Park East of the Colorado River and Contiguous Bureau of Land Management Lands, Utah, H. Richter

Heterogeneity of soil nutrients and subsurface biota in a dryland ecosystem, David C. Housman, Chris M. Yeager, Brian J. Darby, Robert L. Sanford Jr., Cheryl R. Kuske, Deborah A. Neher, and Jayne Belnap; Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Highlights of natural resources management: Soil crusts sound pollution alarm, Jayne Belnap; Natural Resources Programs Report

Historical and modern disturbance regimes, stand structures, and landscape dynamics in piñon-juniper vegetation of the western United States, William H. Romme, Craig D. Allen, John D. Bailey, William L. Baker, Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, Peter M. Brown, Karen S. Eisenhart, M. Lisa Floyd, David W. Huffman, Brian F. Jacobs, Richard F. Miller, Esteban H. Muldavin, Thomas W. Swetnam, Robin J. Tausch, and Peter J. Weisberg; Rangeland Ecology & Management


Home Range Characteristics of Mexican Spotted Owls in the Canyonlands of Utah, D. W. Willey and C. Van Riper; Journal of Raptor Research

How Can Science Be General, Yet Specific? The Conundrum of Rangeland Science in the 21st Century, Debra P.C. Peters, Jayne Belnap, John A. Ludwig, Scott L. Collins, Jose Paruelo, M. Timm Hoffman, and Kris M. Havstad; Rangeland Ecology & Management

How To Be General, Yet Specific: The Conundrum of Rangeland Science in the 21st Century, Debra P.C. Peters, Jayne Belnap, John A. Ludwig, Scott L. Collins, Jose Paruelo, M. Timm Hoffman, and Kris M. Havstad; Rangeland Ecology & Management

Identification of Candidate Clean Air Corridors for the Colorado Plateau, M. C. Green, M. L. Pitchford, and L. Ashbaugh; Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association

Identification of sensitive species, Lichens as bioindicators of air quality, Jayne Belnap, L. E. Sigal, W. M. Moir, and S. E. Eversman; Lichens as Bioindicators of Air Quality

Identifying Thresholds for Ecosystem-Based Management, Jameal F. Samhouri, Phillip S. Levin, and Cameron H. Ainsworth; PLoS ONE

Impact of biological soil crusts and desert plants on soil microfaunal community composition, Brian J. Darby, Deborah A. Neher, and Jayne Belnap; Plant and Soil

Impact of soil surface disturbance on cyanobacterial-lichen soil crusts in deserts of the southwest United States, Jayne Belnap; Desert Tortoise Council: Proceedings of the Twenty-first Annual Symposium


Impacts of Biological Soil Crust Disturbance and Composition on C and N Loss from Water Erosion, N. N. Barger, J. E. Herrick, J. Van Zee, and J. Belnap; Biogeochemistry

Impacts of off-road vehicles on nitrogen cycles in biological soil crusts: Resistance in different U.S. deserts, Jayne Belnap; Journal of Arid Environments

Impacts of shrub encroachment on ecosystem structure and functioning: towards a global synthesis, David J. Eldridge, Matthew A. Bowker, Fernando T. Maestre, Erin Roger, James F. Reynolds, and Walter G. Whitford; Ecology Letters

Impacts of soil surface trampling: A case study in Arches National Park, Jayne Belnap; Desert Tortoise Council: Proceedings of the Twenty-first Annual Symposium

Impacts of trampling soils in southeast Utah ecosystems, Jayne Belnap; Learning from the Land: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Science Symposium Proceedings

Increased temperature and altered summer precipitation have differential effects on biological soil crusts in a dryland ecosystem, Shannon L. Johnson, Cheryl R. Kuske, Travis D. Carney, David C. Housman, La Verne Gallegos-Graves, and Jayne Belnap; Global Change Biology

Increase in surface ozone at rural sites in the western US, Dan Jaffe and John Ray; Atmospheric Environment

Influence of biological soil crusts on soil environments and vascular plants, Jayne Belnap, R. Prasse, and K. T. Harper; Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management

Influence of cryptobiotic soil crusts on elemental content of tissue of two desert seed plants, Jayne Belnap and K. T. Harper; Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation

Influence of Livestock Grazing and Climate on Pinyon Pine (Pinus edulis) Dynamics, Nichole N. Barger, Henry D. Adams, Connie Woodhouse, Jason C. Neff, and Gregory P. Asner; Rangeland Ecology & Management


Initiation of Brittle Faults in the Upper Crust: A Review of Field Observations, J. G. Crider and D. C.P. Peacock; Journal of Structural Geology

Intense seed predation by harvester ants on a rare mustard, Joshua P. White and Ian C. Robertson; Ecoscience

Interactions of cattle grazing and climate change: Hierarchical data analysis, D. Clausnitzer, M. Huso, D. Pyke, Jayne Belnap, T. Graham, R. L. Sanford, and Susan L. Phillips; Proceedings of the VIIth International Rangelands Congress

Interactive effects of grazing and burning on wind- and water-driven sediment fluxes: rangeland management implications, Jason P. Field, David D. Breshears, Jeffrey J. Whicker, and Chris B. Zou; Ecological Applications


Interspecific Competition and Resource Pulse Utilization in a Cold Desert Community, Renate L.E. Gebauer, Susanne Schwinning, and James R. Ehleringer; Ecology

Introduced and Invasive Species in Novel Rangeland Ecosystems: Friends or Foes?, Jayne Belnap, John A. Ludwig, Bradford P. Wilcox, Julio L. Betancourt, W. Richard Dean, Benjamin D. Hoffmann, and Sue J. Milton; Rangeland Ecology & Management

Is Proactive Adaptation to Climate Change Necessary in Grazed Rangelands?, Andrew Ash, Philip Thornton, Chris Stokes, and Chuluun Togtohyn; Rangeland Ecology & Management

Late Quaternary Arthropods from the Colorado Plateau, Arizona and Utah, S. A. Elias, J. I. Mead, and L. D. Agenbroad; Great Basin Naturalist


Late Quaternary Eolian and Alluvial Response to Paleoclimate, Canyonlands, Southeastern Utah, M. C. Reheis, R. L. Reynolds, H. Goldstein, and H. M. Roberts; Geological Society of America Bulletin

Late Quaternary eolian dust in surficial deposits of a Colorado Plateau grassland: Controls on distribution and ecologic effects, Richard Reynolds, Marith C. Reheis, Jason C. Neff, Harland Goldstein, and James Yount; CATENA


Lateral Displacement Variation and Lateral Tip Geometry of Normal Faults in the Canyonlands National Park, Utah, J. A. Cartwright and C. S. Mansfield; Journal of Structural Geology

Lichens and microfungi in biological soil crusts: Community structure, physiology and ecological functions, Jayne Belnap and Otto L. Lange; The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem

Life in the Fast Pool, Tim B. Graham; Plateau Journal Winter-Spring

Linkages between microbial and hydrologic processes in arid and semi-arid watersheds, Jayne Belnap, Jill R. Welter, Nancy B. Grimm, Nichole Barger, and John A. Ludwig; Ecology


Long-Term Consequences of Disturbance on Nitrogen Dynamics in an Arid Ecosystem, R. D. Evans and J. Belnap; Ecology

Long-term impact of agricultural practices on biological soil crusts and their hydrological processes in a semiarid landscape, E. Zaady, S. Arbel, D. Barkai, and S. Sarig; Journal of Arid Environments