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Desert Crust collecting, Summer edition

On August 4th, 2016, Nat, Derreck, Sawyer, and Jericho went to Joshua Tree National Park to collect more Biological Soil Crusts samples. They were lucky to find some Lichen crusts which we could not find in our last sampling trip. Here are some pictures of our sampling team.

Stajich lab sampling team: Derreck, Nat, Sawyer, and Jericho
Stajich lab sampling team: Derreck, Nat, Sawyer, and Jericho
LightLichenCrust_JTNP
Our first collection of Lichen crust from Joshua Tree National Park
SurfaceTemp_DerreckJericho
Derreck measured crust surface temperature, while Jericho was getting ready for sampling