Science: Biology: Ecology: Ecosystems: Deserts
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 globe.
Provides information on the archeology, history, topography, and climate of this Chilean region.
The Atacama Desert of Chile
information about the geology, climate, and life in the Atacama Desert, provided by Geocam.
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.
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.
Chihuahuan Desert Home Page
Information about the landscape, animals, plants, and cultural history of the Chihuahuan Desert in the United States and Mexico.
The Chihuahuan Desert Region
An overview of the Chihuahuan Desert, includes information on fauna, flora and climate.
Information on deserts: what they are, where they are located, and the plants and animals which live in them.
A detailed look at desert ecology with emphasis on the Mojave National Preserve.
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.
an interactive mission about the desert environment and its inhabitants.
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.
Mojave Desert Wildlife
Information on wildlife in the Mojave desert. Includes photos and food chains.
Mongolian Great Gobi
Description and photographs of the Gobi Desert and a number of essays on Mongolian life and culture.
Pictures and text concerning semi desert country in New South Wales that has been inhabited by humans for at least 60,000 years.
Newman Information Center for Desert Research
Learn about the desert, arid regions, destification and about sustainable development.
On the Line - Deserts
An educational project by Oxfam, WWF and Channel 4 investigating deserts as a world biome.
OneWorld Magazine: Deserts
Virtually experience the diversity and cultural richness of the world's deserts.
Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA)
ONDA exists to protect, defend and restore forever the health of Oregon's native deserts.
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.
The Sahara Desert
School project on the Sahara Desert, with information on climate, current issues and photos.
Sahara Meteorite Prospecting
Meteorites, Sahara, desert expeditions, photos. Educational and informative web site
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