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TitleRecovery of biological soil crust-like microbial communities in previously submerged soils of Glen canyon
Study TypeOther
Abstract In 1963 the Glen Canyon Dam was completed and Lake Powell began to fill. After recent, successive years of drought in the Colorado River upper basin the water level in Lake Powell has been steadily declining, and is now approximately 100 ft below the high water line. Here we present a survey of soil .. [more]
Center NameUniversity of California San Diego Microbiome Initiative