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Salt flat and salt grass habitat at the Mojave desert
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Observations The salt flat and salt grass habitat contains no rocks and is abundant with brown shrubs.
Explanations The salt flat/ grass habitat provides shade and shelter for desert organisms. This habitat is found at a higher elevation than the sand and rock habitats and has slightly cooler temperatures and more moisture, which accounts for the abundance of vegetation.
California Standards Know organisms depend on their environments
Ecosystems
National Standards Organisms and their environments
Populations and ecosystems
Related NSF Exemplary Curriculum Environments
Habitats
Ecosystems
Investigating ecosystems
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Microhabitats within the Mojave desert habitat in California

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Authors

Katie Hale
khale92807@aol.com
Student, Biological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton

Publisher

Kelli Flaagan, CSUF
Jan 06 2007

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This material is based upon work that was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0127164 to California State University Fullerton. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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