BookDuffield-Stoll, Anne Q.This is the story of a very special place, an oasis in the desert known historically as Soda Springs, which many today call Zzyzx. As with any oasis, the powerful appeal of this place is the water, flowing sparkling clear and abundant. Water means lif . . .
Masters ThesisCoalescent analysis of fifteen nuclear loci reveals Pleistocene speciation and low genetic diversity in the Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard, Uma scopariaGottscho, AndrewAnalyzing DNA sequence data from multiple unlinked nuclear loci in a coalescent Isolation-with-Migration (IM) model is a statistically powerful method for estimating population divergence times, effective population sizes, and gene flow. This approach . . .
ThesisLessingia glandulif era A. Gray (Asteraceae) in the Mojave Desert: Habitat Selection in a Summer-Blooming AnnualBogdanoff-Lord, Judith J.Lessingia glandulifera A. Gray (Asteraceae) is a summer-blooming annual found in the Mojave Desert, as well as in coastal and pine forest habitats. It reaches reproduc tive maturity in the desert during the season when temperatures are at their highes . . .
Masters ThesisFactors Influencing Revegetation Efforts in the Mojave Desert: Field Studies and Meta-Analysis of the Morongo Basin and Joshua Tree National ParkWagner, MarinnaThe Mojave Desert is threatened by a wide range of anthropogenic disturbances. This study examined the factors that influence revegetation efforts in the Mojave Desert ecoregion. The objectives were to determine influential existing conditions, biophy . . .