Scientist spreading moss fragments

person bent over on barren ground over looking a lake and mountains. A jute net covers the foreground.

Detailed Description

A USGS scientist spreads moss fragments for a study to test the restoration potential of moss, an important component of biological soil crust. A jute net, foreground, helps stabilize the moss fragments as they adhere to the soil.


Image Dimensions: 1512 x 2016

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Location Taken: US