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  • Hypolithic and soil microbial community assembly along an aridity gradient in the Namib Desert 

    Stomeo, Francesca; Valverde, Angel; Pointing, Stephen B.; McKay, Christopher P.; Warren-Rhodes, Kimberley A.; Tuffin, Marla I.; Seely, Mary; Cowan, Don A. (Springer, 2013)
    The Namib Dessert is considered the oldest desert in the world and hyperarid for the last 5 million years. However, the environmental buffering provided by quartz and other translucent rocks supports extensive hypolithic ...
  • Micro-Eukaryotic diversity in Hypolithons from Miers Valley, Antarctica 

    Gokul, Jarishma K.; Valverde, Angel; Tuffin, Marla; Cary, Stephen Craig; Cowan, Donald A. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2013)
    The discovery of extensive and complex hypolithic communities in both cold and hot deserts has raised many questions regarding their ecology, biodiversity and relevance in terms of regional productivity. However, most ...