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First record of cannibalism and possible siblicide in geranoaetus polyosoma registered in the atacama desert, Chile Primer registro de canibalismo y posible fratricidio en Geranoaetus polyosoma registrado en el desierto de atacama, Chile
(Universidad de Tarapaca, 2017)
© 2017, Universidad de Tarapaca. All rights reserved. The Variable Hawk (Geranoaetus polyosoma) is a raptor species distributed throughout Chile. In Atacama Desert it feeds particularly lizards and on a littleproportion ...
Nitrate deposits of the atacama desert: A marker of long-term hyperaridity
(Mineralogical Society of America, 2018)
The nitrate deposits of the Atacama Desert are unique when one considers that in most surface environments nitrate is produced or consumed by biological processes and is easily washed away by rain. Nitrate deposits have ...
Bacterial diversity and occurrence of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in the Atacama Desert soil during a "desert bloom" event
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2010-04-08)
The Atacama Desert, located in northern Chile, is one of the driest deserts on the Earth. However, in some years, short and sporadic rainfall in the southern end of this desert has increased the soil moisture that produces ...
POLLEN LIMITATION AND REPRODUCTIVE ASSURANCE IN THE FLORA OF THE COASTAL ATACAMA DESERT
(UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2010-03)
Pollen limitation (PL) in plant populations is supposed to be particularly strong in variable pollinator environments. Here, we examined the extent of PL in the coastal Atacama Desert, where low and unpredictable rainfall ...
Microbiology of hyper-arid environments: recent insights from the Atacama Desert, Chile
Interests in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile until very recently were founded on its mineral resources, notably nitrate, copper, lithium and boron. Now this vast desert, the oldest and most arid on Earth, is ...
Pollen analyses from a 50 000-yr rodent midden series in the southern Atacama Desert (25° 30′ S)
(John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2005)
Precipitation in northern Chile is controlled by two great wind belts - the southern westerlies over the southern Atacama and points south (> 24° S) and the tropical easterlies over the northern and central Atacama ...
Density and displacement of Phyllotis limatus in the Atacama Desert
Phyllotis limatus is an inhabitant of the Atacama Desert, where it is distributed in arid costs and Pacific Andean slopes, reaching 4.000 meters. With the implementation of a study of wildlife in a Chilean Prepuna area, ...
SEQUENTIAL ANALYSIS OF HUMAN OCCUPATION PATTERNS AND RESOURCE USE IN THE ATACAMA DESERT
(Universidad de Tarapacá<br>Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas<br>Departamento de Antropología, 2010)
Cavities, or tafoni, in rock faces of the Atacama desert, Chile.
(Separata de: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER. 501-C. Páginas C121-C125. (IIG. APARTADO N 90), 2015)