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    Atacama Desert 
    Provides information on the archeology, history, topography, and climate of this Chilean region.
    http://sunsite.dcc.uchile.cl/chile/turismo/atacama.html
    Biological Soil Crusts 
    Biological soil crusts are commonly found in semiarid and arid environments throughout the world and are formed by living organisms and their by-products, creating a crust of soil particles bound together by organic materials.
    http://www.soilcrust.org
    Center for Biological Diversity: Deserts 
    General information about North American desert ecosystems, profiles of endangered species found in these areas, and status reports on efforts to protect habitats.
    http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/swcbd/Programs/deserts/index.html
    Chihuahuan Desert Home Page 
    Information about the landscape, animals, plants, and cultural history of the Chihuahuan Desert in the United States and Mexico.
    http://nasa.utep.edu/chih/chihdes.htm
    Climate change in the Atacama Desert 
    article discusses a research project, to study geologic records of climate change in the Atacama Desert.
    http://www.geo.arizona.edu/news/F98/atacama.html
    Desert Biome 
    Information on deserts: what they are, where they are located, and the plants and animals which live in them.
    http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/desert/index.htm
    Desert Ecology 
    A detailed look at desert ecology with emphasis on the Mojave National Preserve.
    http://www.nps.gov/moja/mojade.htm
    Desert Ecology Resource Page 
    Explore the four main deserts of North America and note their similarities and their differences.
    http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/~jimbo/desert_ecology/Desert_Module.html
    Deserts in the World 
    Links to the world deserts. Desert life, plants, animals and landscapes.
    http://www.naturalenviron.com/deserts.html
    DesertUSA 2000 
    A monthly Internet-based magazine published by Digital West Media, Inc. Our purpose is to provide a tool for discovery; a publication which entertains, educates and explores with our readers, the beauty, life and culture of the North American deserts
    http://www.desertusa.com/index.html
    EcoQuest:Desert_Edition 
    an interactive mission about the desert environment and its inhabitants.
    http://members.aol.com/QuestSite/1/index.html
    International Sonoran Desert Alliance 
    The mission of the International Sonoran Desert Alliance is to protect the unique cultural and biological diversity of the Sonoran Desert.
    http://www.isdanet.org
    Mongolian Great Gobi 
    Description and photographs of the Gobi Desert and a number of essays on Mongolian life and culture.
    http://www.freeyellow.com/members4/baatar/
    Namibia's Mobile Sculptures 
    Information on how the sand moldes sculptures into the Namib Desert.
    http://www.watchtower.org/library/g/2001/3/8/article_01.htm
    On the Line - Deserts 
    An educational project by Oxfam, WWF and Channel 4 investigating deserts as a world biome.
    http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/ontheline/explore/nature/deserts/deserts.htm
    OneWorld Magazine: Deserts 
    We would like you to experience the diversity and cultural richness of the world's deserts, if only virtually.
    http://www.oneworldmagazine.org/focus/deserts/index.html
    Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) 
    ONDA exists to protect, defend and restore forever the health of Oregon's native deserts.
    http://www.onda.org/
    Sahara Desert 
    Information on the physical features, drainage, climate, plant and animal life, as well as the people who live in the Sahara. Published by The Living Africa.
    http://library.thinkquest.org/16645/the_land/sahara_desert.shtml
    Sonoran Desert Naturalist 
    Images and descriptions of flora and fauna in the Sonoran Desert.
    http://arizonensis.org/sonoran
    Sonoran Desert of Baja California 
    Information on climate, plants, and animals of the Sonoran Desert.
    http://www.loscabosrestaurantguide.com/desert.htm
    The Arid Lands Newsletter 
    a twice-yearly publication of the Office of Arid Lands Studies, the University of Arizona. The purpose of the Arid Lands Newsletter is to explore events and issues of interest to arid lands researchers, resource managers, and policy makers around the
    http://ag.arizona.edu/OALS/ALN/ALNHome.html
    The Atacama Desert of Chile 
    information about the geology, climate, and life in the Atacama Desert, provided by Geocam.
    http://www.musc.edu/cando/geocam/atacama/atacama.html
    The Chihuahuan Desert Region 
    An overview of the Chihuahuan Desert, includes information on fauna, flora and climate.
    http://www.cdri.org/Desert/index.html
    The Living Desert: Wildlife and Botanical Park, Palm Desert, California 
    Devoted to desert habitats of the world. Web site has information on links about deserts.
    http://livingdesert.org/home.html
    The Living Edens 
    A detailed look at one of the oldest deserts - the Namib Desert. Includes teacher's resources.
    http://www.pbs.org/edens/namib/index.htm
    The Sahara Desert 
    School project on the Sahara Desert, with information on climate, current issues and photos.
    http://thesaharadesert.8m.com/
    The Sonoran Desert 
    An online photographic expedition into the Sonoran Desert in Arizona and Mexico. This site includes desert photographics as well as in-depth information about history, ecology and life of the Sonoran Desert.
    http://www.oneworldjourneys.com/sonoran/index2.html