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Spatial modeling of biological soil crusts to support land management decisions: Indicators of range health and conservation-restoration value based upon the potential distribution of biological soil crusts in Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot, Walnut Canyon, and Wupatki National Monuments, Arizona, Matthew A. Bowker, Jayne Belnap, and Mark E. Miller

Spatial Modeling of Biological Soil Crusts to Support Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring, Matthew A. Bowker, Jayne Belnap, and Mark E. Miller; Rangeland Ecology & Management

Spatial Patterns of Grass Seedling Recruitment Imply Predation and Facilitation by Harvester Ants, N. Nicolai, R. A. Feagin, and F. E. Smeins; Environmental Entomology

Species Richness and Complementarity: Sizing Up Utah’s National Parks, Monuments, Recreation Areas, and Historic Sites, Walter Fertig; Sego Lily

State-and-Transition Models for Heterogeneous Landscapes: A Strategy for Development and Application, Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, Arlene J. Tugel, George L. Peacock, Daniel G. Robinett, Pat L. Shaver, Joel R. Brown, Jeffrey E. Herrick, Homer Sanches, and Kris M. Havstad; Rangeland Ecology & Management

Structure and Evolution of Upheaval Dome: A Pinched-Off Salt Diapir, M. P.A. Jackson, D. D. Schultz-Ela, M. R. Hudec, I. A. Watson, and M. L. Porter; Geological Society of America Bulletin

Structure and functioning of biological soil crusts: A synthesis, Jayne Belnap and Otto L. Lange; Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management

Structure and function of biological soil crusts, Jayne Belnap; Proceedings: Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems Symposium

Successional stage of biological soil crusts: an accurate indicator of ecohydrological condition, Jayne Belnap, Bradford P. Wilcox, Matthew W. Van Scoyoc, and Susan L. Phillips; Ecohydrology

Successional Trends in an Ungrazed, Arid Grassland over a Decade, Edgar F. Kleiner; Journal of Range Management

Summer and winter drought in a cold desert ecosystem (Colorado Plateau) part I: effects on soil water and plant water uptake, Susanne Schwinning, Benjamin I. Starr, and James R. Ehleringer; Journal of Arid Environments


Summer and Winter Drought in a Cold Desert Ecosystem (Colorado Plateau) Part II: Effects on Plant Carbon Assimilation and Growth, S. Schwinning, B. I. Starr, and J. R. Ehleringer; Journal of Arid Environments


Supersoil, Richard Monastersky; Science News

Surface disturbance of cryptobiotic soil crusts: Nitrogenase activity, chlorophyll content, and chlorophyll degradation, Jayne Belnap, Kimball T. Harper, and Steven D. Warren; Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation

Surface disturbances: Their role in accelerating desertification, Jayne Belnap; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Surveys of springs in the Colorado River drainage in Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Grand Canyon National Park, John R. Spence; Report to the National Park Service Water Resource Division

Tamarisk biocontrol in the western United States: ecological and societal implications, Kevin R. Hultine, Jayne Belnap, Charles van Riper, James R. Ehleringer, Phillip E. Dennison, Martha E. Lee, Pamela L. Nagler, Keirith A. Snyder, Shauna M. Uselman, and Jason B. West; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Tamias rufus, Stephanie L. Burt and Troy L. Best; Mammalian Species


Temporal Variation in Community Composition, Pigmentation, and F-v/F-m of Desert Cyanobacterial Soil Crusts, M. A. Bowler, S. C. Reed, J. Belnap, and S. L. Phillips; Microbial Ecology

Temporal Variation in Community Composition, Pigmentation, and Fv/Fm of Desert Cyanobacterial Soil Crusts, M. A. Bowker, S. C. Reed, J. Belnap, and S. L. Phillips; Microbial Ecology

The biological soil crusts of the San Nicolas Islands: enigmatic algae from a geographically isolated ecosystem, Valerie R. Flechtner, Jeffrey R. Johansen, and Jayne Belnap; Western North American Naturalist

The biota and ecology, Jayne Belnap; Visions of the Grand Staircase-Escalante: Examining Utah's Newest National Monument

The Canyonlands National Park Controversy, 1961-64, Thomas G. Smith; Utah Historical Quarterly

The Colorado Plateau, Robert Durrenberger; Annals of the Association of American Geographers

The Ecology of Dust, Jason P. Field, Jayne Belnap, David D. Breshears, Jason C. Neff, Gregory S. Okin, Jeffrey J. Whicker, Thomas H. Painter, Sujith Ravi, Marith C. Reheis, and Richard L. Reynolds; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

The Greening of Public Lands Grazing in the Southwestern U.S.A., Brian K. Sullivan; Conservation Biology

The hidden world of cryptobiotic soil "Don't Tread on Me", S. Rutman and J. Belnap; Arizona Conservation Voter

The Influence of an Extensive Dust Event on Snow Chemistry in the Southern Rocky Mountains, C. Rhoades, K. Elder, and E. Greene; Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research

The influence of biological soil crusts on mineral uptake by associated vascular plants, Kimball T. Harper and Jayne Belnap; Journal of Arid Environments

The influence of stream channels on distributions of Larrea tridentata and Ambrosia dumosa in the Mojave Desert, CA, USA: patterns, mechanisms and effects of stream redistribution, Susanne Schwinning, D. R. Sandquist, D. M. Miller, D. R. Bedford, S. L. Phillips, and Jayne Belnap; Ecohydrology

The Meander Anticline, Canyonlands, Utah - An Unloading Structure Resulting from Horizontal Gliding on Salt, P. W. Huntoon; Geological Society of America Bulletin

The potential roles of biological soil crusts in dryland hydrologic cycles, Jayne Belnap; Hydrological Processes

The Structure and Functioning of Dryland Ecosystems—Conceptual Models to Inform Long-Term Ecological Monitoring, Mark E. Miller; U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5197

The world at your feet: Desert biological soil crusts, Jayne Belnap; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

The Yellowed Archives of Yellowcake, Ken Silver; Public Health Reports (1974-)

Three distinct clades of cultured heterocystous cyanobacteria comprise the dominant N2-fixing members of biological soil crusts of the Colorado Plateau, USA, Chris M. Yeager, Jennifer L. Kornosky, Rachael E. Morgan, Elizabeth C. Cain, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, David C. Housman, Jayne Belnap, and Cheryl R. Kuske; FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Through the Years : A Chronology of CNP Events, Jean Arkens; Canyon Legacy


Transport Distance and Debitage Assemblage Diversity: An Application of the Field Processing Model to Southern Utah Toolstone Procurement Sites, R. Kelly Beck; American Antiquity


Treatment Effects on Performance of N-Fixing Lichens in Disturbed Soil Crusts of the Colorado Plateau, D. W. Davidson, M. Bawker, D. George, S. L. Phillips, and J. Belnap; Ecological Applications

Trends in indices for extremes in daily temperature and precipitation over Utah, USA, Carlos A.C. dos Santos, Christopher M.U. Neale, Tantravahi V.R. Rao, and Bernardo B. da Silva; International Journal of Climatology

Understanding the role of ecohydrological feedbacks in ecosystem state change in drylands, L. Turnbull, Bradford P. Wilcox, Jayne Belnap, S. Ravi, P. D'Odorico, D. Childers, W. Gwenzi, G. Okin, J. Wainwright, K. K. Caylor, and T. Sankey; Ecohydrology


Upheaval Dome, Utah, USA: Impact Origin Confirmed, Elmar Buchner and Thomas Kenkmann; Geology

Using ants for rangeland monitoring: Global patterns in the responses of ant communities to grazing, Benjamin D. Hoffman; Ecological Indicators

Using packrat middens to assess grazing effects on vegetation change, J. Fisher, K. L. Cole, and R. S. Anderson; Journal of Arid Environments

Vandalism of Rock Art for Enhanced Photography, S. D. Chaffee, M. Hyman, and M. W. Rowe; Vandalism of Rock Art for Enhanced Photography

Vegetation and substrate on aeolian landscapes in the Colorado River corridor, Cataract Canyon, Utah, Amy E. Draut and Elizabeth R. Gillette; U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2010-1273

Veg mappers find “new” plants for Utah National Parks, Sarah Topp; Sego Lily

Visually assessing the level of development and soil surface stability of cyanobacterially dominated biological soil crusts, Jayne Belnap, Susan L. Phillips, D. L. Witwicki, and Mark E. Miller; Journal of Arid Environments

Vulnerability of desert biological soil crusts to wind erosion: The influences of crust development, soil texture, and disturbance, Jayne Belnap and Dale A. Gillette; Journal of Arid Environments

Warming and increased precipitation frequency on the Colorado Plateau: implications for biological soil crusts and soil processes, Tamara J. Zelikova, David C. Housman, Ed E. Grote, Deborah A. Neher, and Jayne Belnap; Plant and Soil

Warming reduces the growth and diversity of biological soil crusts in a semi-arid environment: implications for ecosystem structure and functioning, Cristina Escolar, Isabel Martinez, Matthew A. Bowker, and Fernando T. Maestre; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Water pulses and biogeochemical cycles in arid and semiarid ecosystems, Amy T. Austin, Laura Yahdjian, John M. Stark, Jayne Belnap, Amilcare Porporato, Urszula Norton, Damian A. Ravetta, and Sean M. Schaeffer; Oecologia

Weather, Disease, and Bighorn Lamb Survival During 23 Years in Canyonlands National Park, C. L. Douglas; Wildlife Society Bulletin

What makes the desert bloom? The contributions of dust and crusts to soil fertility on the Colorado Plateau, Jayne Belnap, Richard Reynolds, Marith Reheis, and Susan L. Phillips; Wildland Shrub Synposium: Shrubland Ecosystem Genetics and Biodiversity

When Ecosystem Services Crash: Preparing for Big, Fast, Patchy Climate Change, David D. Breshears, Laura Lopez-Hoffman, and Lisa J. Graumlich; Ambio

Wildfire-Induced Cliff Face Exfoliation and Potential Effects on Cultural Resources in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, Utah, John S. Noxon and Deborah A. Marcus; Southwestern Lore

Wildfire-resistant biological soil crusts and fire-induced loss of soil stability in Palouse prairies, USA, Matthew A. Bowker, Jayne Belnap, Roger Rosentreter, and Bernadette Graham; Applied Soil Ecology

Wind erodibility of soils at Fort Irwin, California (Mojave Desert), USA, before and after trampling disturbance: Implications for land management, Jayne Belnap, Susan L. Phillips, J. E. Herrick, and J. R. Johansen; Earth Surface Processes and Landforms


A Guide to Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah

A Model for Graben Formation by Subsurface Flow : Canyonlands National Park, Utah, George E. McGill and Albert W. Stromquist

An Evaluation of Sewage Disposal Techniques in Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Vincent A. Lamarra

An Initial Effort in River Use and Management Research for Canyonlands National Park, John D. Hunt

An Investigation of Sulfur Concentrations in Soils and Pine Needles in Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Ernest S. Gladney

Archaeological Data Recovery at Site 42SA18646, Natural Bridges National Monument, San Juan County, Utah, James Firor

Archaeological Recovery at the Down Wash Site (42WN1666) Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Jonathan C. Horn and Alan D. Reed

Archeological Excavations at Edge of the Cedars Indian Ruin, 1980 Season, J. Terry Walker

Archeological Survey of Natural Bridges National Monument, Southeastern Utah, Janet L. McVickar


Biological Soil Crusts : Webs of Life in the Desert, Jayne Belnap

Canyonlands Country : Geology of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, Donald L. Baars

Canyonlands National Park : River Management Plan, L. Lorraine Mintzmyer

Canyonlands Wildflowers : a Field Guide to 190 Wildflowers, Shrubs, and Trees, Damian Fagan


Cataract Canyon : a Human and Environmental History of the Rivers in Canyonlands, Robert H. Webb, Jayne Belnap, and John S. Weisheit

Desert Bighorn Sheep Habitat Utilization in Canyonlands National Park : Final Report (R-5), James W. Bates

Edge of the Cedars Museum of Indian Culture, Albert L. Christensen

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum collections, Winston Hurst and Teri L. Paul

Geology of Canyonlands and Cataract Canyon, Donald L. Baars and C. M. Molenaar

Geology of Cataract Canyon and Vicinity: A Field Symposium -- Guidebook of the Four Corners Geological Society, John A. Campbell; Tenth Field Conference -- May 14-17, 1987

Geometry and Growth of Grabens, Lower Red Lake Canyon Area, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Albert W. Stromquist

Guidebook to the Geology of the Paradox Basin; Ninth Annual Field Conference, 1958

Mammals of the Abajo Mountains, an Isolated Mountain range in San Juan County, Southeastern Utah, Tracy S. Schafer

Mammals of the Canyon Country : A Handbook of Mammals of Canyonlands National Park and Vicinity, David M. Armstrong


Mammals of the National Parks, John H. Burde and George A. Feldhamer

Man's Effects on Aquatic and Riparian Organisms in the Canyons of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks and Natural Bridges National Monument, Sandra Mitchell and Bruce Woodward

Of Wind, Water & Sand : the Natural Bridges Story, David Petersen


Our National Parks and the Search for Sustainability, Bob R. O'Brien

Published and Unpublished References to Upheaval Dome, Canyonlands National Park, San Juan County, Utah, Rudolph W. Kopf

Regional Resources Basic Inventory : Climatology, Denis Davis

Robert Redd, Oral History Transcript, Robert Redd and Gregory P. Maynard

Structural Features of the Abajo Mountains, Utah, Malcolm Rutherford Thorpe

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Fritz Jaenike

The Archaeology of Shadow Shelter (42SA8477), Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Alan D. Reed


The Colorado Plateau II : Biophysical, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Research, Charles Van Riper and David J. Mattson

The Edge of the Cedars : the Story of Walter C. Lyman and the San Juan Mission, Albert R. Lyman

Visitor Use : An Interim Capacity Model for Canyonlands National Park, John J. Lindsay and Kenneth E. Hornback

Contributions to a Book

An Economic Study of the Proposed Canyonlands National Park and Related Recreation Resources, Robert R. Edminster and Osmond L. Harline; Studies in Utah Resources and Regional Development.; Studies in Utah's Resources and Regional Development.;

Archaeological Investigations at Loop Road Ruin/42SA6845, Natural Bridges National Monument, Southeastern Utah, Susan M. Chandler and Susan Eininger; Ruins Stabilization Report Technical Series

Archaeological Investigations in the Maze District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, William A. Lucius; Antiquities Section Selected Papers

Biological Phosphorus Cycling in Dryland Regions, Jayne Belnap; Phosphorus in Action

Canyonlands Country, James E. Fassett and Sherman A. Wengerd; Four Corners Geological Society Guidebook, 8th Field Conference

Canyonlands Country : Eighth Field Conference, September 22-25, 1975, James E. Fassett; A Guidebook of the Four Corners Geological Society; Variation: Four Corners Geological Society.; Guidebook