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Soil Biology and Biochemistry, ISSN 0038-0717, 2010, Volume 42, Issue 7, pp. 1183 - 1188
The Atacama Desert, located in northern Chile, is one of the driest deserts on the Earth. However, in some years, short and sporadic rainfall in the southern... 
Desert bloom event | Atacama Desert | Bacterial diversity | Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria | ARABLE SOILS | NEGEV DESERT | POPULATIONS | CHILE | HETEROGENEITY | SOIL SCIENCE | MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES | ECOSYSTEMS | EL-NINO | RNA GENE-SEQUENCES | LIFE | RNA | Rain and rainfall | Soil microbiology
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1924, American Geographical Society. Special publication, no. 5, Volume no., v, 362 p. illus., maps.
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FEMS Microbiology Reviews, ISSN 0168-6445, 03/2015, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp. 203 - 221
A significant proportion of the Earth's surface is desert or in the process of desertification. The extreme environmental conditions that characterize these... 
hypoliths | deserts | soil | global change | biological soil crusts | community dynamics | MOJAVE DESERT | FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY | CLIMATE-CHANGE | MICROBIOLOGY | SP NOV | NITROGEN-FIXING CULTURES | BACTERIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE | COLORADO PLATEAU | FUNGAL COMMUNITIES | ATACAMA DESERT | Climate Change | Biodiversity | Desert Climate | Plant Roots - microbiology | Soil Microbiology
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Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, ISSN 0016-7606, 2009, Volume 121, Issue 5-6, pp. 688 - 697
All exposed rocks on Earth's surface experience erosion; the fastest rates are documented in rapidly uplifted monsoonal mountain ranges, and the slowest occur... 
MIOCENE AGE | REG SOILS | COSMOGENIC NUCLIDES | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | AHKLUN MOUNTAINS | EROSION RATES | LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT | NORTHERN CHILE | RIVER SEDIMENTS | ATACAMA DESERT | FAN SURFACES | Earth | Pavements | Environmental aspects | Landforms | Deserts
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Geomorphology, ISSN 0169-555X, 11/2019, Volume 344, pp. 46 - 59
Although a number of studies have pointed out the remarkable slowness of Earth surface processes in the Atacama Desert, process mechanisms under such extremely... 
Atacama Desert | Granular fingering | Zebra stripes | Seismic shaking | LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION | MOJAVE-DESERT | ARIDITY | RECORD | ORIGIN | GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | DEPOSITS | HYPERARID-ATACAMA | NORTHERN CHILE | SOIL | BANDED VEGETATION | Segregation | Geomorphology
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Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology, ISSN 1011-1344, 2008, Volume 90, Issue 2, pp. 79 - 87
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Meteoritics & Planetary Science, ISSN 1086-9379, 08/2019, Volume 54, Issue 8, pp. 1737 - 1763
We present for the first time a detailed report on the discovery of a new meteorite collection region in the Lut Desert, eastern–southeastern Iran, describing... 
GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | C-14 TERRESTRIAL AGES | NULLARBOR REGION | ORDINARY CHONDRITES | STONY METEORITES | HOT DESERT | ORGANIC-MATTER | ATACAMA DESERT | STREWN FIELD | MAGNETIC CLASSIFICATION | COLLECTION AREA | Hematite | Analysis | Meteorites | Environmental Sciences
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Global and Planetary Change, ISSN 0921-8181, 10/2019, Volume 181, p. 102993
The Atacama Desert is the oldest and driest desert on Earth, nevertheless traces of life have been observed in several places, accumulating residues of organic... 
subsoil | topsoil | Atacama Desert | Soil organic carbon | heterogeneity | COMMUNITY STRUCTURE | GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MARS-LIKE SOILS | LIFE | CLIMATE | REGION
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Earth-Science Reviews, ISSN 0012-8252, 05/2014, Volume 132, pp. 67 - 81
Desert wetlands support flora and fauna in a variety of hydrologic settings, including seeps, springs, marshes, wet meadows, ponds, and spring pools. Over... 
Paleoclimate | Paleohydrology | Desert | Ostracodes | Wetland | Ground water | UNITED-STATES | DEATH-VALLEY | FRESH-WATER | DISCHARGE DEPOSITS | EXTENDED DROUGHT | GREAT-BASIN | GRAND-CANYON | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | CENTRAL ATACAMA DESERT | OLDUVAI-GORGE | NORTH-AMERICA | Geomorphology | Lake sediments | Ponds | Wetlands
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